Category: Cable

Cable Color strengthens its regional operations and focuses on its FTTH networks

In the last eight months, the Honduran company Cable Color has invested USD 2 million in strengthening its FTTH networks. In addition, it consolidated its regional operation, which includes Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama and El Salvador. Cable Color’s offer in El Salvador will include cable TV, digital TV, HD TV, internet, fixed telephony, IP voice [...]

Bolivia recorded more than 600 thousand cable TV subscribers in June

Bolivian Telecommunications and Transportation Regulation and Control Authority (ATT) reported 638,533 subscribers to its cable TV offer in June this year in the country. The trend continues to raise and shows 41,172 more subscribers in relation to December 2018, when the amount of cable TV subscribers in Bolivia was 597,361. ATT also reported that cable [...]

Megacable produces its first original series

Mexican MSO Megacable announced the launch of 13 minutos antes de dormir, its first original suspense and horror production, whose first chapter is scheduled for this Saturday, August 3rd, and can be watched on channels Panico, Cine Mexicano and its OTT platform, Xview. The series main character is called Javier, a boy who has just [...]

Uruguayan cable operators to debate about the country’s TV industry

Reinventing the box, event in which Uruguayan cable TV operators Montecable, Nuevo Siglo and TCC met Uruguayan and regional TV industry leaders to present, debate and propose ideas based on the new realities of consumer spending. entertainment and the different regulatory contexts, has been developed on Wednesday, March 13th at the Sofitel Hotel in Montevideo, [...]

Cablevision Group totalizes 3.5 million cable TV subscribers in 2018

According to Cablevision Group annual  results report up to December 31st, 2018, the company totalized 3.5 million cable TV subscribers, and CATVs ARPU increased in 36.4 porcentual points compared with 2017. The company considers in this figure the total number of subscribers in Argentina and Uruguay. In the fourth quarter 2018, Cablevision continued adding titles [...]

Red Intercable against Conmebol-Facebook agreement for Libertadores Cup releases

Conmebol and Facebook ran an agreement in October 2018 to broadcast  some Libertadores Cup matches on the social network between 2019 and 2022. According to it, those matches played on Thursdays can be watched in Argentina only through Facebook. Social networks entrance to sports broadcasts generated a statement from Red Intercable, an independent cable TV [...]

Millicom reached 3.1 million cable subscribers

In the fourth quarter 2018 Millicom added 93 thousand organic HFC clients and another 368 thousand in Latin America for the operations acquired from Cable Onda in Panama, that is, 461 thousand cable customers to totalize 3.1 million in 2018. From the new organic customers, more than a third belongs to Une-Tigo, in Colombia, where [...]

Colombian Government approves Fox’s purchase by Disney

Colombian Industry and Commerce Superintendence approved the operation for the acquisition of Fox by Disney. According to investigations carried out by the organization, Disney would have less than 20% participation in entertainment, and would acquire leadership only in movies for theatres production and acquire, in which it would record a 28% participation. Operation includes audiovisual [...]

Cable TV beat DTH again in 2018

According to Dataxis market intelligence monitoring, third quarter 2018 recorded 33.8 million DTH TV subscribers in Latin America, while Cable TV reached 34.8 million. This means an irreversible trend towards the end of 2018. Cable TV,  which had lost leadership in 2014, surpassed DTH again in 2018. There are two main factors that explain this [...]

Chilean Mega launches its new TV channel Megaplus

 Megaplus, third TV network of Mega Media group, began its emissions  through channels 736 HD of VTR and 24 in analogue cable. The new channel will focus on more context, depth and analysis news, in order to attract audiences with new contents.   “The channel will have information programs, that we will board differently, with [...]