Tag Archives: DTH

Brazil records in September the largest pay TV subscribers loss in 2019

According to what the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported, Brazilian Pay-TV lost 266 thousand subscribers in September, and 1.7 million annually. This is the largest monthly subscribers loss so far this year. In addition, the agency reported that the pay-TV customer base in September was 16.08 million. The Brazilian pay-TV operator with the largest [...]

Telefónica grows in IPTV and FTTH and loses DTH

In its January-September 2019 results report, Telefónica reported revenues valued at 36,023 million (USD 39,882.86 million), of which Brazil accounts for 21%, followed by the Hispam Sur countries (Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay), which account for 12%, and Hispam Norte (Colombia, Mexico, Central America, Ecuador and Venezuela), with an 8%. The company highlighted that in [...]

Uruguay ended 2018 with a reduction on its pay TV subscribers base

According to its Uruguayan telecommunications sector evolution report, that countrys Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC) presented statistical data on the pay TV consumption as of December 2018. According to the entity, Uruguay recorded 703,887 pay TV subscribers, which means 18,607 less customers compared to the same period 2017, when the figure amounted to 722,494 clients. [...]

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.  [...]

Argentine football club Talleres de Cordoba joins DirecTV’s programming grid

DTH DirecTV reported today that it will partner with the Argentine football club Talleres in a new stage of its institutional, social and sports project through a commercial agreement that, apart from allowing DirecTV to be at the clubs official clothing at one of the main brands, it also includes programming contents and benefits for [...]

Atrescine joins DirecTV’s offer in Latin America

Atrescine, TV channel focused on broadcasting cinematographic contents from Spain and aimed to reach the Hispanic market, announced it will be aired in Latin America through DTH operator DirectTV, on its 1519 channel (HD). The TV channels catalog includes more than 7 thousand feature films, including some that date from the 1950s and 1960s, and [...]

Costa Rica adds pay TV subscribers and loses FTA accesses in 2018

In its 2018 Telecommunications Statistics Report, Costa Rican Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) recorded 883,883 pay TV subscribers in the country. Clients in the market has been rising in the last five years and, related to 2017, it added 51,976 subscribers.  According to what Sutel officially reported, Costa Rican pay TV recorded 732,546 subscribers. The previous mentioned [...]

Ultra DTH to launch TV platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region

Ultra DTH has ran a multiyear and multi-transponder agreement agreement with Eutelsat Americas -Eutelsat Communications subsidiary-, for capacity on the Eutelsat 65 West A satellite to support the launch of a white label DTH platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region. Channels agregation, encoding and ground infrastructure will be provided by United Teleports.  Headquartered [...]

Telefonica Brazil grows in IPTV and continues its FTTH deployment

In its Q2 2019 quarterly results report, Telefonica -which is known as Vivo in Brazil- recorded revenues valued at USD 123,5 million in pay TV. The figure means a 1.8% fall in relation to the same period 2018, when revenues on that area were USD 125,9 million. The company also recorded revenues of USD 127,5 [...]

StarTV adds HBO Go to its content catalog in Mexico

The Mexican DTH StarTV announced the incorporation of HBO Go to its contents. The launch is StarTV’s first effort to incorporate OTT content to its catalog. The company also added the Claro Sports catalog to its content offering. Subscribers with HBO Max on demand or with our Universo package can access HBO Go from June [...]