Tag Archives: DirecTV

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 [...]

DirecTV to take the Basketball FIBA World Cup from China to Latin America

The FIBA Basketball World Cup, which this time will be held at eight locations in the main Chinese cities, will be available between August 31st and September 15th on DirecTV and the DirecTV Sports App, DirecTV Sports.com and DirecTV GO platforms. 32 teams will participate in the competition for the first time. For Latin America, [...]

DirecTV and ESPN develops US Open expanded coverage for Latin America

DTH DirecTV announced it is suggesting a new way of living the US Open, fourth and final 2019 seasons Grand Slam. From next Monday, August 26th, and during the first five days, DirecTV and ESPN are presenting US Open Mix, which will offer an extended coverage of what happens at the Flushing Meadows Park courts, [...]

DirecTV airs special production to commemorate Woodstock’s 50th anniversary

OnDirecTV, channel available for all DirecTV subscribers in Latin America, announced it will broadcast the documentary Woodstock: three days that defined a generation today, which aims to tell the story of the mythical festival that brought together more than half a million fans and some of the greatests artists of all times over three days.  [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Roku in Chile, Colombia and Peru

Roku announced that the OTT DirecTV GO is available from today on the Roku streaming platform in Chile, Colombia and Peru. Through DirecTV GO, Roku clients will be able to access live and on-demand programming -movies and the best HD TV series included-.  We are glad to add DirecTV GO to the Roku platform, which [...]