Category: Cable

The Association of Cable Operators of the Interior has filed a lawsuit against the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) for grating Tigo the license to operate DTH services, Última Hora reported. According to the members of the cable association, the Paraguayan regulator, chaired by Teresita Palacios, did not carry out a rigorous analysis on the […]


The Bolivian Telecommunications Cooperatives Federation (Fecotel) rejected the government’s intervention in the cable TV service of the Santa Cruz Telecommunications Cooperative (Cotas) in the city of Montero. “We reject the arbitrary and interventionist way in which the Telecommunications and Transport Control and Regulation Authority (ATT) executed the intervention”, said Fecotel in a statement. The Bolivian […]


Clarin Group from Argentina presented its financial statement for the second quarter of 2016 in which it reported net sales of its telecommunications company Cablevision for AR$ 7.2 billion (USD 486 millions), representing a 53.5% growth (in local currency) compared to the same period of 2015.   Cablevisión net sales accounted for close to 74% […]


  Several satellite service providers considered that small and medium-sized cable companies in Mexico could expand their coverage in rural areas if they gather to adopt DTH services.   “We satellite providers offer the possibility of combining cable TV and satellite as a substitute”, said Peru Sagarna, Country Manager for Mexico at Hispasat, reported El Universal. […]


  Chilean pay-TV operator VTR has removed from its lineup the channels Zona Latina, Via X, Artv and ViaX 2 HD, owned by TVI group.  Instead, it offers now BBC Entertainment HD, Nat Geo Wild, Paramount Channel and Sundance Channel.   VTR reported that decided to remove the channels “due to deteriorating quality of programming […]


  Triple play operator Telecentro from Argentina (Pierri Group) is offering to new clients the hybrid HD set-top box DCIW303 provided by the French company Sagemcom. The new box offers access to Netflix and the operator’s TV Everywhere service Telecentro Play, among other apps.   The operator’s technical support service confirmed this information to NexTV […]


  Telecommunications company Cablevision (Clarin Group) from Argentina is one step from acquiring the conditions to offer quadruple play since it announced that its mobile operator Nextel bought five small businesses with spectrum in the 900 MHz and 2.5 GHz bands to deploy 4G.   Nextel acquired companies Trixco, Skyonline Argentina, Netixen, Infotel and Callbi. […]


Pay-TV operator Cablevision from Argentina, local market leader, announced during the NexTV Series South America 2016 that it launched the beta version of its new integrated TV service, which will be called Flow, during the Executive Panel “Pay-TV Programmers and Operators: How to Attract the future consumer.” The COO of the company, Gonzalo Hita, announced […]


  Pay-TV operators Megacable and Izzi Telecom (the Grupo Televisa company formerly known as Cablevision) recently presented the corresponding mechanisms to terminate their collusive conduct and unfair competition, assured the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) to local newspaper Cronica.   “The institute board required the companies to submit their proposals for mechanisms to stop doing these […]