Tag Archives: cable

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 [...]

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 [...]

Content and Cable segments drive Televisa sales

Grupo Televisa announced its financial results for the third quarter of the year. The company reported that net sales increased by 10.5% to MX$ 25,033 million (USD 1.3 billion), driven by the growth in sales of the Content and Cable segments. In the Content segment, third-quarter sales increased by 21.0% to MX$ 9,710 million (USD [...]

DirecTV and TV Cable reach an agreement with GolTV in Ecuador to showcase local soccer

Ecuadorian Pay-TV companies DirecTV and TV Cable already have the GolTV channel in their programming line-up through which their subscribers can view all the matches of the local soccer league. The sports channel is from the basic packages of the operators, for which users will not have to pay any extra cost; while those with [...]

Televisa’s profit up 125% in Q117

Grupo Televisa’s net profit attributable to stockholder more than doubled in the first quarter of 2017 due to a favorable change in foreign exchange income as a result of the Mexican peso appreciation against the dollar. Televisa reported net income of MX$ 1,350.4 million in Q117 (USD 72 million) compared to MX$ 600.4 million (USD 32 [...]

Liberty Global reports revenues for U$D 894 million in Latin America during Q3

Liberty Global has presented its finance report for the third quarter of 2016, and its reporting revnues for U$D 894 million for its operations in Latin America (group as the LiLAC division). The number represents an annual growth of 190%, driven mainly by the acquisition of Cable & Wireless. As reported by the company, Cable [...]

Arris to develop new STBs for Telefónica

Telefónica has selected Arris to develop a comprehensive range of new set-top boxes. The new portfolio, named “Proteus”, will begin live roll-out in 2017 and will support HD and UHD video services in Latin America and Europe.   The project takes Arris’s and Telefónica’s strategic partnership to a new level – building on past collaborations [...]