Tag Archives: DirecTV

DirecTV, Puntonet sign deal in Ecuador

DirecTV Ecuador and Puntonet have signed an agreement to offer broadband (FTTH) and pay TV, initially in Quito and Guayaquil. The deal was approved by the Telecommunications Regulation and Control Agency (Arcotel). This way, the commercial teams of both companies will be able to offer a bundle with both services. Among the benefits for new [...]

U.S. Justice Department asks judge to force AT&T to sell Turner or DirecTV

The U.S. Justice Department said in a post-trial brief that Judge Richard Leon could approved AT&T-Time Warner deal on the condition that it not include Turner or pay TV operator DirecTV. “The evidence at trial demonstrated that the bulk of the anticompetitive effects flow from the proposed combination of Turner with DirecTV,” said the Justice [...]

Smithsonian Channel launches in Latin America with DirecTV

Smithsonian Channel announced its launch in Latin America through DirecTV (Channel 1747) service in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and the Caribbean. The offer includes programming in 4K. The channel, inspired by the Smithsonian Institution, presents content from its parent companies, Showtime and CBS. The programming includes documentaries, series and shows on history, culture [...]

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 [...]

ESPN airs first live sporting event in 4K

ESPN became the first sports broadcaster to air a live sporting event in 4K in Latin America with the UEFA Champions League semi final between Liverpool and Roma, the company announced is a press release. The game, played on Tuesday, April 24, was available on DirecTV (channel 4000) in Argentina and Peru. The final of [...]

Pay TV operators to raise price of Premium soccer bundle in Argentina

The largest pay TV operators in Argentina will raise the price of the so-called “Soccer Pack”, which includes TNT Sports and Fox Sports Premium, the TV networks that broadcast all the matches of the local tournament. The subscription price will increase by 10% from AR$ 300 (USD 14.7) to AR$ 330 (USD 16.2). Both Cablevisión [...]