Tag Archives: DirecTV

Win Sports Premium option is officially launched

Win Sports+, the new Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports premium option, is officially launched today and will base its programming on football content 24 hours a day, in full HD quality. The channel will broadcast football matches  without advertising, and will be available on Claro, TigoUne, DirecTV, HV Multiplay, Movistar and Emcali. Its monthly [...]

DirecTV to appeal Osiptel’s verdict for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast

DirecTV officially expressed itself after the charges applied to it by the Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel), which reported anti-competitive behaviours during the last Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast.  Through an official statement, DirecTV Peru SRL argued that the verdict lacks evidence to support this alleged violation, and said it was not [...]

Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro to compensate CDF subscribers after the end of Professional Football in Chile

After the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) requested pay TV operators and the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) -in charge of broadcasting the Professional Football League in the country- to apply measures to compensate its clients subscribed to CDF HD and Premium offers, because the competition has been cancelled. This way, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro [...]

Latina Television and DirecTV are fined in Peru for anticompetitive behaviours

The Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel) ordered the Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión S.A. (Latina Televisión) and DirecTV Peru S.R.L. (DirecTV) to pay a  S 6,892,200 (USD 2.03 million) fine, for applying a strategy to exclude other pay TV operators (only DirecTV competitors), benefiting themselves from having the 2018 World Cup Russia broadcast. Both [...]

Chile loses more than 15 thousand pay TV subscribers this year

A report made by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) informed that, as of June 2019, Chilean pay TV subscribers totaled 3.14 million, a figure that represents a 1.3% decrease in comparison to the same month last year. The number also means a 0.5% reduction in relation to pay TV subscribers recorded in December 2018.   Figures [...]

DirecTV premieres documentary about Diego Maradona in October

DirecTV informed it will premiere the documentary Diego Maradona, directed by Asif Kapadia, next October 2nd. The content will be available on OnDirecTV (exclusive DirecTV Latin America channel) and the DirecTV GO OTT. The rights for the documentary had been acquired by the company in May. As DirecTV officially reported, the documentary has more than [...]

DirecTV Sports to exclusively broadcast the semifinals of the Copa Sudamericana

DirecTV Sports will make an exclusive coverage of the Copa Conmebol Sudamericana Semifinals, on all its platforms. Matches will take place on September 18th, 19th, 25th and 26th, and football teams involved will be Atlético Mineiro (Brazil), Colón de Santa Fe (Argentina), Corinthians (Brazil) and Independiente del Valle (Ecuador). The first football match will face [...]

Alianza restructures itself and creates executive board to advance in combating content piracy

In an effort to more closely align with priorities for future consolidated strategies against piracy, the organization Alianza (Contra Pirateria de Television Paga) announced its restructuring with the creation of an executive board of officers. The executive board will be comprised of members from DirecTV, Discovery, ESPN, FOX and Turner, a group of content providers, [...]

OnDirecTV airs weekly Argentine film series

In September, OnDirecTV (DirecTVs channels 201 SD and 1201 HD)  airs an Argentine film series, with movies co-produced by DirecTV Argentina. Films to be broadcast are ‘Nieve Negra’, ‘Gilda, no me arrepiento de este amor’, Koblic’ and ‘Permitidos’. All movies will be broadcast every September Thursdays and will also be available, in Argentina, on DirecTV [...]