Tag Archives: AT&T

AT&T to launch new DirecTV OTT in Q4 2019

AT&T announced that DirecTVs full catalog will be available in streaming format from the last quarter of the year and, according to John Donovan, CEO of the company, the measure promises to radically transform the TV industry. He also said that the new product will be really disruptive in terms of features and capabilities According [...]

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. [...]

AT&T sells its Hulu’s 10% part

Hulu announced it acquired the WarnerMedias (AT&T) 10% stake in the streaming platform. The transaction was valued in USD 1,430 million. With the acquisition, Hulu becomes the owner of Disney (which concentrates a 60% after formalizing the merger with Fox) and Comcast / NBCUniversal (30%). The sale of AT&T shares made Hulu to be valued [...]

AT&T and Time Warner evaluate to remove pay TV channels in Brazil

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) will have to decide in the second half of the year on the acquisition of Time Warner (today Warner Media) by AT&T. If the decision is that AT & T can not own HBO, Turner (TNT and CNN) and Sky at the same time, one [...]

Telcel increases prices of 24 TV plans in Bolivia

Telefonica Celular of Bolivia -Telcel, which commercial brand is Tigo Bolivia-, informed it customers that it has increased 24 TV plans prices through HCF technology. New values are valid since February, and they mainly affect the Basic, Advanced, HD, TV, Triple Play and Home plans. The increase in the service payment belongs to programming costs [...]

Disney plans to acquire 70% Hulu

As reported by Variety, Disney is having active conversations with AT&T to buy Warner Medias 10% that is owns in Hulu since 2016. In November 2018, when Warner Media announced its plans to launch its OTT, AT&T executives confirmed to be interested in sailing that 10%, valued at USD 930 million. If the acquisition is [...]

Anatel imposes a 180-day term on AT&T to sell Brazilian pay TV operations

National Telecommunications Agencys Competition Superintendence (Anatel) established a 180-day deadline for AT&T to sell its pay TV operations in Brazil for violating Conditional Access Law (Seac). Anatels Council will issue a final decision. The decision, which will not allow AT&T and Time Warners merger, was taken by Anatels department, that understood two years ago that [...]

AT&T wants to manage Sky and other Brazilian pay TV channels

We follow Brazilian Law at 100%, said Michael Hartman, AT&T senior vice president to Paulist newspaper Estado, related to the decision that Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) must make, in which they will define whether AT&T will be able to continue providing satellite content to Sky and other channels such [...]

Turner terceriza producción en Brasil con Casablanca

Turner firmó un acuerdo con la compañía brasileña Casablanca para tercerizar la producción en Brasil. El contrato establece que la compañía paulista produzca programas brasileños que se realizaban directamente por Turner, nacionalice algunos contenidos generados en el exterior y opere las transmisiones deportivas de cara al inicio del Campeonato Brasileño, que comienza en abril. La [...]