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Claro adds locations with FTTH in Peru

Claro Peru plans to add locations with FTTH in 2019, to make a services-for-homes growth in at least 15 Peruvian cities. It will be the companys residential business largest investment in the 13 years it has been operating in that country. Claro Perus Residential Market Commercial VP, Roberto Bellido, explained that FTTH is more accepted [...]

Disney and Fox must decide on their merger tomorrow

Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) established this Friday 15th, February as the deadline for Disney and Fox to present a final manifestation for its merger process trial, according to what Brazilian Diário Oficial da União reported.    CADE already had pronouncements from Sky, Telefonica, Net, Claro and the rest of pay TV operators. Brazilian National [...]

Brazil lost half a million subscribers in 2018

According to Anatel data, Brazilian market lost 550 thousand pay TV subscribers in 2018 and decreased in 17.57 million. Largest operators (Claro, Sky, Telefonica, Algar) all declined with the only exception of Oi, which increased slightly. Among the biggest falls is the evangelical DTH Nossa TV, which ended the year with a third of its [...]

Anatel decides how to invest after Brazilian TV digitalization

Last Friday, February 1st, telecommunications companies deadline to submit to  National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) projects to use approximately USD 218.7 million after finishing Brazilian digitizing TV process met. Moisés Moreira, Anatel adviser, said he will wait for the decision of the Union General Advocacy (AGU) to determine how to invest the money. Moreira explained that [...]

Brazilian Pay TV lost more than 520 thousand suscribers in 2018

National Telecomunications Agency (Anatel) announced that the total number of pay tv active contracts in Brazil rised to 17.6 millions, reflecting a disminution of 521.7 suscribers in 2018. It means a negative difference of 2.9%. The four largest brazilian pay TV groups had 17.09 millions of active contracts in November 2018. Claro / NET accumulated [...]

Chilean Pay TV market reaches 3.4 million subscribers in Q318

According to statistics presented by the Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel), the Chilean pay TV market recorded 3.36 million subscribers at the end of Q318, up 3.4% when compared to previous year. During the period, DirecTV consolidated as the second operator. VTR, the market leader, reported 1.08 million customers (32.2% market share), while DirecTV, which in [...]

Oi grows with pay TV and surpasses Vivo

According to data from regulator Anatel, the Brazilian pay TV market registered 17.7 million active subscribers in October 2018, which represented a fall of 418,000 (-2.3%) subscribers compared to the same period last year, and of 103,000 (-0.58%) compared to September. Among the main pay TV groups, Oi was the only company that reported growth [...]

Court again stops Claro’s DTH service in Uruguay

The Administrative Litigation Court (TCA) of Uruguay closed the proceedings through which the telecommunications company Claro (América Móvil) claimed its right to offer satellite TV services in that country. The company had received the DTH license in 2008 and in the last 10 years, it has been facing judicial fights that deny it the possibility [...]

Brazilian pay TV launched Black Friday offers

The pay TV market in Brazil offered promotions and discounts during the Black Friday. The countrys largest TV programmer Globosat and operators Net, Claro, Sky and Oi are participating of this initiative. Globosat launched promotions with its OTT platforms Premiere (soccer) and Combat (fights). The new subscribers will have two free months for the first [...]