Tag Archives: 2019

Movistar Play is consolidating itself in Telefonica’s Latin American market

In its first half of the year results report, Telefónica reported 1.2 million active users in the OTT Movistar Play in Latin America. This year, the platform was launched in Mexico and Argentina, while it is no longer available in Central America from August due to the sale of assets promoted by Movistar in several [...]

Mediapro expands Pan American Games borders with YouTube

The Spanish company Mediapro announced it came to terms with YouTube to broadcast the Lima 2019 Pan American Games live and for the first time on the video platform, not including Turkey and the American continent. The companies did not give details on the agreements economic terms, which was possible thanks to the Peruvian Olympic [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses almost 170 thousand subscribers in April

Pay TV in Brazil continues adding cancellations. According to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) of that country, during the last 12 month-period, the cancellations number recorded 899.36 thousand homes. This way, Brazil closed  April with 17.17 million subscribing homes, and 168.94 thousand cancellations related to March. According to figures from April 2019 published by Anatel, [...]

Movistar Peru grows in pay TV and operating profit in Q1 2019

In its first quarter 2019 results report, Telefonica Peru recorded a USD 1.78 million operating profits, which means a USD 6 million growth compared to 2018 same period. Apart from that, the companys sales went up to USD 592 million during the first quarter of the year, 1.9% less than the previous years same period. [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses subscribers and Oi continues to grow

According to Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) monthly report  Oi was the only Pay TV operator in Brazil in presenting growth rates during the last 12 months. In this period, the countrys pay TV market lost 767.97 thousand subscribers, representing a reduction of 4.27%, and totaled 17.23 million active contracts in the third month of [...]

AT&T Latin America decreases revenues and loses subscribers in Q1 2019

As reported by AT&T in its Q1 2019 results report, the company recorded operating revenues valued at USD 1,067 million in Vrio, the companys subsidiary that concentrates DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. The figure represents a 21.2% decrease in revenues compared to the first quarter of 2018, when they went up to USD 1,354 million. [...]

Millicom’s total ARPU grows thanks to Cable Onda

Tigo (Millicom) presented its first quarter 2019 results report, in which the company informed that its Average Revenue per User (ARPU) increased in a 1.7%,  in line with a 0.6% increase in local currency terms year-on-year, as the impact of weaker currencies was offset by the favorable impact of consolidating Panama, where the company acquired [...]

Altice and Multimedios del Caribe take MLB 2019 to the Dominican Republic

Telecommunications company Altice Dominicana confirmed  it will broadcast Major League MLB matches in Dominican territory through an agreement with the group Multimedios Del Caribe, on  channels CDN (channel 37) and CDN Sportsmax, and CDN Radio. Altice TV offers Major League Baseball broadcast on cable TV since 2009 and guarantees full coverage of the MLB in [...]

VTR to broadcast Lollapalooza 2019 on VTR Play and Replay TV

Chilean pay TV operator VTR Marketing Manager, Patricio Fuentes, announced that this years music festival Lollapalooza edition will be available for its subscribers on the Replay TV platform, which will allow them to watch the events content again for a 48-hours period. Chilean channel will also broadcast the festival live  through VTR Play application, so [...]

Brazil discusses on VOD and pay TV regulations between 2019 and 2020

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine) published on the Oficial Union Newspaper the regulatory agenda of strategic issues that will be reviewed between 2019 and 2020. According to the entity, the document is a result from an internal  agencys areas and Brazilian society consulting process. The document foresees to regulate VOD segment, where it will focus [...]