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ViacomCBS to launch streaming service Paramount+ in Latin America in March

ViacomCBS will launch its streaming service in Latin America and the US and Canada on March 4

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  • Paramount+ will compete Disney+, Netflix and HBO Max (set to be launched this year) in Latin America;
  • Paramount+ will include episodes and movies from ViacomCBS-owned BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures.

Media company ViacomCBS said on Tuesday it will launch its streaming service, Paramount+, in Latin and North America on March 4.

The company said Paramount+, previously CBS All Access, will debut in the Nordics on March 25, and in Australia during mid 2021.

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Joining other media companies’ streaming services such as Disney+, Netflix and AT&T‘s HBO Max (that is set to be launched in Latin America this year), Paramount+ will compete for space in the rapidly growing market spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Paramount+ will include episodes and movies from ViacomCBS-owned BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures, including original series such as “The Twilight Zone” and “The Good Fight”.