Tag Archives: DirecTV Latin America

AT&T cancels IPO for DirecTV Latin America

AT&T announced that it has decided to withdraw its planned initial public offering (IPO) of shares of Vrio, its DirecTV business in Latin America. In a short statement, the company said the decision was made based on current market conditions. Last month, AT&T filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for [...]

DirecTV to offer FIFA World Cup matches in virtual reality

DirecTV announced that it will offer, for the first time, the 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in Virtual Reality (VR). The technology will be available to prepaid and postpaid clients in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Subscribers will be able to access the games through the DirecTV Sports [...]

DirecTV adds Europa Europa HD in Latin America

AMC Networks International – Latin America announced the launch of Europa Europa HD in DirecTV’s lineup in Latin America. As a result of the deal, the high definition channel is now available in DirecTV’s operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and the Caribbean. Europa Europa HD includes successful series and contemporary films from [...]

AT&T files for IPO of minority stake in DirecTV Latin America

US telecommunications company AT&T announced the filing of a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a potential initial public offering (IPO) of a minority interest in Vrio Corp., a holding company for its Latin American digital entertainment services unit, DirecTV Latin America. In a statement, the company said it would [...]

AT&T exploring IPO of DirecTV business in Latin America

AT&T announced that is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) of a minority interest in DirecTV Latin America business, in the first half of the year. The company said it has confidentially filed a registration statement with U.S. regulators. In Latin America, AT&T owns 100% of DirecTV Panamericana, which operates in countries such as Argentina, [...]

BBC Worldwide takes drama series to DirecTV Latin America

BBC Wordwide, the comercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC, and DirecTV have announced a deal to offer, for the first time in the region, the most recent drama series from the British company. DirecTV will premiere the new series The Collection and the second season of Doctor Foster. Both productions, as [...]

DirecTV, Mediapro team up to develop soccer drama

DirecTV Latin America and Mediapro Group have reached a deal to co-develop the TV series El fútbol no es así (Soccer Is Not Like That), based on same-titled novel co-written by Javier Tebas, current president of the Spanish soccer league (LaLiga) and Pedro Torrens. El Fútbol No Es Así is set in Spanish ‘LaLiga’ and [...]

Fox, DirecTV agree new carriage deal

After several months of negotiations, Fox Networks Group (FNG) Latin America and DirecTV have reached a new carriage deal to keep channels on the operators platform in Latin America. In addition, Sky Brazil customers will be able to watch Fox channels again. “Fox Networks Group Latin America celebrates with its fans, appreciates their loyalty and [...]

Fox pulls channels from Sky Brasil

Fox Networks Group (FNG) Latin America decided to remove its channels from Sky Brasils platform on Sunday, February 5, after not reaching a new carriage deal. In a statement, FNG announced that after several months of negotiations to keep the distribution of channels Fox, FX, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Fox Life, Fox Sports and [...]