Tag Archives: DTH

America Movil acquires Telefonica Guatemala and El Salvador

America Movil announced that it has acquired 100% of Movistar Guatemala and has entered into an agreement to acquire 99.3% of Movistar El Salvador, including . The acquired companies provide mobile and fixed telecommunications, including voice, data and Pay TV, adding only 15,000 DTH subs both operators. Telefonica Guatemalas acquisition has been completed, while the [...]

Cable TV beat DTH again in 2018

According to Dataxis market intelligence monitoring, third quarter 2018 recorded 33.8 million DTH TV subscribers in Latin America, while Cable TV reached 34.8 million. This means an irreversible trend towards the end of 2018. Cable TV,  which had lost leadership in 2014, surpassed DTH again in 2018. There are two main factors that explain this [...]

Argentinian holding Interam will launch its DTH NiceTV in March with Chinal and Paraguayan companies

Argentinian holding Interam confirmed the launching of its new DTH  ‘NiceTV’, using the enabling license given by National Communications Agency (Enacom). Martín Amarilla, new operator managing partner and Chinese and Paraguayan companies will also take part in the  developing. Those partners already work in manufacturing components like antennas, set-top boxes and cable terminations in Mercosur, [...]

Argentinian holding Interam will launch its DTH NiceTV in March with Chinal and Paraguayan companies

Argentinian holding Interam confirmed the launching of its new DTH  ‘NiceTV’, using the enabling license given by National Communications Agency (Enacom). Martín Amarilla, new operator managing partner and Chinese and Paraguayan companies will also take part in the  developing. Those partners already work in manufacturing components like antennas, set-top boxes and cable terminations in Mercosur, [...]

Bolivia’s AXS launches DTH service

Bolivian telecoms operator AXS has entered the pay TV market with the launch of its satellite TV service on November 5. According to the company, it will initially be offered in the cities of La Paz, El Alto, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz but it could be extended to the rest of the country. The official [...]

Court again stops Claro’s DTH service in Uruguay

The Administrative Litigation Court (TCA) of Uruguay closed the proceedings through which the telecommunications company Claro (América Móvil) claimed its right to offer satellite TV services in that country. The company had received the DTH license in 2008 and in the last 10 years, it has been facing judicial fights that deny it the possibility [...]

StarTV to add OTT services to TV offer in 2019

Mexican DTH operator StarTV is working on partnerships with OTTs services to complement its content offering. In 2019, it will offer well known platforms, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam the companys general director, Bruno Pruneda. Meanwhile, the company moves forward with its ‘double play’ package that integrates pay TV with satellite Internet. [...]

Argentine Senate gives preliminary approval to “short” telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate gave preliminary approval to the bill for the Promotion of ICT Infrastructure and Competition, known as the “short law”, which allows telecommunications companies to provide DTH, among other points. The initiative now goes to the Chamber of Deputies. The project – sent to the Senate by the Executive Power – had begun [...]

Argentina moves forward with short telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate approved the opinion of the “short” telecommunication law, which allows telcos to provide DTH in the country, among other points. The initiative is expected to be addressed next week. The debate of the bill for the promotion and deployment of infrastructure and competition of Tics (this is the official name) began in [...]