Tag Archives: Internet

DTV Play improves Smart TVs in Brazil

Brazilian Digital Terrestrial TV System (SBTVD), responsible for DTT development in Brazil, announced the launching of DTV Play latest version, which will allow access to Smart TVs applications without leaving FTA TV content . Up to now, to watch any Internet content, clients had to leave the TV and search from the applications menu the [...]

Fox asks Anatel to file Claro’s lawsuit against Fox+

In response to the lawsuit made by Claro Brazil in Anatel, where it expressed that Fox + – under the name ‘Interactive Sport Plus’ violates the Conditional Access Law (Seac), Fox sent a document in defense of its OTT platform to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel). Document presented by the programmer states that the internet [...]

Megacable’s Xview grows 18.8% and nears 400,000 subscribers

Mexican operator Megacable announced its Q318 results. The video segment grew by 7.1% (210,000 net additions) compared to the same period last year, and reached 3.2 million subscribers. Xview, the next generation multiscreen service, reached 395,000 subscribers, up 18.8% from previous quarter. According to the company, Xview had a positive performance, both in terms of [...]

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. [...]

Tigo increases residential internet speeds in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica will increase the Internet speed to residential customers of the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM in Spanish), free of charge and automatically. The process began on September 20 and will continue, progressively, for a period of 45 days. The company said that customers that are outside the GAM will receive this benefit in [...]

Telecom Argentina 1H18 revenues up 29.1%

Telecom Argentina announced that during the first semester of 2018, consolidated revenues increased by 29.1% compared to the same period last year to AR$ 64,179 million (USD 2,155 million), mainly driven by cable TV (Cablevisión), Internet and mobile services. According to the groups report, Telecom Argentina registered a net loss of AR$ 4,912 million (USD [...]

Paraguay wants to regulate telecom service cancellations

The Paraguayan ombudsman, Miguel Godoy, has presented a draft bill to regulate the contracts of telephone, Internet and pay TV companies. Specifically, the initiative seeks to prohibit companies from charging a cost for the service cancellation. According to ABC Color, the preliminary draft mentions that users will be able to terminate the contract at the [...]

Colombia’s ETB reports loss but gains pay TV, Internet subs

The Telecommunication Company of Bogotá (ETB) announced the financial results for the first half of the year in which it reported a loss of CO $ 113 billion (USD 38 million) due to depreciation and amortization of investments from previous years. However, the company highlighted “the addition of more customers and growth rates higher than [...]