Tag Archives: DirecTV

Venezuela loses more than 70 thousand pay TV subscribers in Q4 2018

In its Telecommunications Area Figures Report belonging to the fourth quarter 2018, Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) recorded 4,623,817 pay TV subscribers in the country. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1.51% fall compared to last years same period, where there were 4,694,862 pay TV subscribers in Venezuela. From the total pay TV subscribers already [...]

The D2C model, between traditional methodology and new content platforms

As part of the 2019 edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place on June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogotá, the D2C and new platforms for content panel was developed. Ernesto Carreño, Head of Marketing at DirecTV Colombia, José Luiz Ribeiro, Regional Sales Director Latam at Alpha [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay

DirecTV GO, a streaming platform that combines live and on demand programming, including series, documentaries, movies, sports and premium content, is arriving at Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. From June 24th, DirecTV customers can access DirecTV GO for free. The service is available since last year in Chile and Colombia, where access to the platform [...]

Argentine DTH Nice TV is already available in ArSat 1

According to information from the satellite EDS website, the Argentine DTH programming package Nice TV, which belongs to the Interam Group and was  launched this year with equipment and facilities from companies in China and Paraguay, is now available on the Arsat 1 satellite. Apart from the use of the previous mentioned satellite, EDS  detected [...]

DirecTV broadcasts the FIFA Women’s Football Cup in 4K for Latin America

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is being played in France until July 7th through DirecTV Sports, whose coverage includes live and 4K broadcasts and 4K through channel 4000 of its programming grid. Argentine, Brazilian and Chilean National Teams are the ones from Latin America taking part of the competition, which is having 52 National Teams [...]

AT&T to launch new DirecTV OTT in Q4 2019

AT&T announced that DirecTVs full catalog will be available in streaming format from the last quarter of the year and, according to John Donovan, CEO of the company, the measure promises to radically transform the TV industry. He also said that the new product will be really disruptive in terms of features and capabilities According [...]

DirecTV to take FIFA U-20 World Cup from Poland to Latin America

FIFA U-20 World Cup is scheduled to begin this Thursday, May 23rd, and will be based on Poland this year. The football competition will be broadcast on DirecTV Sports and several National Teams will take part of it, such as the ones from Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Honduras, Panama and Uruguay. The competition calendar indicates [...]

AT&T Latin America decreases revenues and loses subscribers in Q1 2019

As reported by AT&T in its Q1 2019 results report, the company recorded operating revenues valued at USD 1,067 million in Vrio, the companys subsidiary that concentrates DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. The figure represents a 21.2% decrease in revenues compared to the first quarter of 2018, when they went up to USD 1,354 million. [...]

Accused of pay TV piracy are condemned with preventive detention in Argentina

Argentine Instruction Court N°3 from Corrientes City ordered the prosecution with preventive detention for people accused of piraced channels broadcasts. They are three people close to Caa Catí Cable Visión and the owner of Itati Cable Color. The complaint made to the first company is linked to the last raid, in August 2017, where three [...]

DirecTV launches new sports newscast in Peru

DirecTV announced the launching of Connection DirecTV, its new sports newscast, which is being premiered today on DirecTV Sports in Peru. The program will offer an analysis on Peruvian and international sports scene. It will have a daily edition from Mondays to Fridays and another on Sundays, and all of them will last half an [...]