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Megacable produces its first original series

Mexican MSO Megacable announced the launch of 13 minutos antes de dormir, its first original suspense and horror production, whose first chapter is scheduled for this Saturday, August 3rd, and can be watched on channels Panico, Cine Mexicano and its OTT platform, Xview. The series main character is called Javier, a boy who has just [...]

Axtel sells its fiber optic business to Megacable in USD 60 million

Mexican telecommunications company Axtel ran an agreement to sell its fiber optic business to Megacable in Guadalajara, Leon, Puebla, Queretaro and Toluca. The transaction, which is effective since last May 1st, made Megacable to add 55 thousand residential customers and micro-business, 1,370 fiber optic network kilometers and other assets related to the mass segment operation [...]

Televisa evaluates merger with Megacable

Televisa Group is evaluating a possible synergy with Mexican Megacable, to strengthen itself in TV and fixed broadband market. Alfonso de Angoita, Executive Co-President of the company, admitted in a conference with analysts that Televisas business merging with Megacable in Mexico has been evaluated.    We believe that there is a great opportunity in combining [...]

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 [...]

NexTV Series: Mexican operators call for OTT regulation

During NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, pay TV operators called for a regulation of OTT services, so they start paying taxes in the country. Megacables Marketing director Gerardo Seifert was one of the executives who referred to this issue. “OTT services and their income must be regulated, and that they pay taxes for what [...]

NexTV Series returns to Mexico to discuss the new TV business

The eighth edition of NexTV Series Mexico 2018 will gather more than 60 executives from the main companies in the industry to discuss TV, OTT and video trends. The region’s leading conference will be held on September 25 and 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in CDMX. The event will have the participation of Pablo [...]

Megacable’s Xview reached 332,000 subscribers

Mexico’s pay TV operator Megacable announced this week its financial results for the second quarter. The company recorded 3.15 million video subscribers, a 7.9% growth (or 230,000 net adds) compared to Q217, reaching the fifth consecutive quarter of growth. Multiscreen service Xview continues to experience a positive performance, reaching 332,000 subscribers in 2Q18, which represents [...]

Megacable to launch mobile telephony service

Megacable will start offering mobile telephony as a virtual operator by the end of 2018 or the beginning of next year. It will use the country’s ‘Red Compartida’ (shared network) developed by Altán Redes, said Enrique Yamuni, CEO of the company, in an interview with El Universal. The Mexican operator will complete this way its [...]

Mexico Megacable TV subscriber base continues to grow and reaches 3.1 million

Mexican telecom operator Megacable finished the first quarter of 2018 with a growing number of subscribers in its TV segment, registering 3.1 million users (61 thousand net additions). This represents a 2% increase, compared to the previous period. This is the fourth consecutive quarter that the company ends with a growth in TV subscribers, after [...]

Megacable’s Xview service ended 2017 with 170,000 subscribers

Mexican pay TV operator Megacable published its Q417 results last week. The video segment reached 3.04 million subscribers, a 2.4% growth compared to Q317, with net adds of 71,000 subscribers, the highest quartelry figure registered since Q116. In turn, the multiplatform service Xview added 43,000 new subscribers and reached a total base of 170,000. In [...]