Monthly Archives: February 2019

Fox asks Anatel to file Claro’s lawsuit against Fox+

In response to the lawsuit made by Claro Brazil in Anatel, where it expressed that Fox + – under the name ‘Interactive Sport Plus’ violates the Conditional Access Law (Seac), Fox sent a document in defense of its OTT platform to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel). Document presented by the programmer states that the internet [...]

Chivas could broadcast its football matches only through OTT

Almost three years after the launch of its OTT platform, Chivas TV, which exclusively broadcasts Club Deportivo Guadalajara – known as “Las Chivas” matches – could offer its exclusive content through the platform. José Luis Helguera, CEO of Omnilife Group, said that model in which Chivas TV operates today is not the definitive one. We [...]

TV Azteca could stop broadcasting football

TV Azteca faced rising costs and low advertising demand during last quarter 2018, which impacted its profitability That is the reason why the company is analyzing whether it maintains its football matches broadcasting business in its future plans. Higher costs are significantly related to football teams broadcasts, which affected our EBITDA (consolidated net profit before [...]

TV Azteca could stop broadcasting football

TV Azteca faced rising costs and low advertising demand during last quarter 2018, which impacted its profitability That is the reason why the company is analyzing whether it maintains its football matches broadcasting business in its future plans. Higher costs are significantly related to football teams broadcasts, which affected our EBITDA (consolidated net profit before [...]

Bolivia reached 600 thousand pay TV subscribers in 2018

According to the statistical report presented by Bolivian Telecommunications and Transport Regulation Authority (ATT),  pay TV market surpassed 600 thousand  subscribers in that country in 2018. Document also shows figures from mobile services, internet access and telephony. AAT report records 633,793 Bolivian pay TV subscribers in December 2018. The largest number was in La Paz, [...]

ANTV wants to change Colombian analogic blackout’s date

Analog blackout was scheduled for December 31st, 2019 in Colombia. However, that country’s National Television Authority (ANTV), has until March 1st  to make consultations to modify DTT transition date. Ending up analog broadcasts on December 31st, 2019 means a risk to continue providing the service, reason why these Authority has started procedures for a regulatory [...]

Vivo to distribute Globosat content for mobile subscribers

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo will distribute content from Globosat to its mobile subscribers, according to the agreement it signed with G2C, a Globo Group subsidiary. This way, Vivos subscribers will be allowed to access to streaming platforms offered by Globosat through their respective applications. Globosats offer for Vivo includes Premiere Play (USD 21.51); Combat Play [...]

Telefonica sells its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama to Millicom

Telefónica agreed with Millicom to sell its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. As reported by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the operations amount is USD 1,650 million, of which USD 570,9 million correspond to Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 million to Telefónica Panamá, and USD 430 , 2 million to Telefónica Nicaragua. [...]

Bitel strengthens its Peruvian participation and starts offering TV this year

Bitel (Viettel Telecom), a Vietnamese capitals company, plans to expand itself as telecommunications operator in Peru, where it will start offering TV from this year, according to its General Manager, Phan Hoang Viet. According to the executive, the first Bitels Peruvian step will be to offer internet, to later add TV and telephony. In addition, [...]