Tag Archives: América Móvil

América Móvil and Telemundo present bids for Mexico national soccer team media rights

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil announced that they have jointly submitted to the Mexican Soccer Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all mens and womens Mexico National Team divisions. [...]

America Movil calls for greater competition in pay TV

During the opening of the event México Siglo XXI, Carlos Slim Domit, Chairman of the Board of Directors of America Movil, echoed the OECD recommendation and said that the competition remains a pending issue in the video market. Slim Domit said that the exponential growth of speed, capacity, coverage and technological changes require regulatory frameworks [...]

Claro takes another step towards entering Argentina’s pay TV market

Argentinas National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom) authorized the modification of AMX Argentina statute. This way, the company moves forward with its plan to enter the pay TV market next year. Enacom said in a resolution, published in the official gazette, that it decided to register the modification of the corporate purpose [...]

Telefonica and Claro pay USD 1.6 billion fine in Colombia

Telefónica and Claro paid the CO$ 4.7 billion (USD 1.6 billion) fine that was ordered by an Arbitration Court for failing to meet contractual conditions for cellular services. Colombia’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Mauricio Cárdenas, said the money will be used to reduce the country’s external financing needs for next year. Claro (América [...]

Five large groups make up for two thirds of Latin American pay TV

According to Dataxis’ latest quarterly research (Q1 2017), the top five groups of pay TV operators (America Movil, AT&T, Televisa Group, Telefonica Group and Clarín Group) account for almost two-thirds of the market. The top three capitalizes on more than half of the market. The leader, America Movil, gathers one fifth of the subscribers of [...]

SKY Mexico to offer triple play

Mexican DTH operator SKY (Televisa) will start offering telephony and Internet services in September in Mexico City and Toluca, SKYs General Manager, Alexandre Penna, said in a conference with analysts. Penna said they are working on this project, despite the obstacles they faced to access the infrastructure of Telmex (America Movil), El Universal reported. “We [...]

Claro Video now available on Hisense smart TVs

Hisense closed an agreement with Claro Video to add the contents of the streaming platform to its smart TVs, through a pre-installed application. In a statement, the Chinese manufacturer said that this alliance is focused on the Latin American audience and will allow enjoying content through a simple platform with pre-installed applications that offer a [...]

América Móvil rebrands in Brazil

América Móvil informed the employees of its Brazilian operation that it will begin using Claro Brasil to name the holding company, previously known as América Móvil Brasil. However, the same brands will be maintained for consumer services in pay TV and Internet (Net), mobile telephony (Claro) and corporate services (Embratel), and there will be no [...]

Claro Peru offers free data usage for streaming platform Claro Video

Telecommunications company Claro Peru (America Movil) is providing data-free access to streaming service Claro Video for customers with Claro Max postpaid mobile plan, in 4G LTE coverage areas nationwide. The promotion is available until June 30. Mobile subscribers of the company also gain free access to Claro videos SVOD catalogue during 24 consecutive months. In [...]