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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 [...]

Megacable’s Xview reaches 127,000 subscribers

Mexicos Megacable said in its Q3 report that its Xview interactive video platform reached 127,000 subscribers, only three months after its launch. Currently, this product covers 22 cities. Xview has had an excellent reception by our users, reaching 127,000 subscribers at the close of 3Q17. These results give us the confidence that the goals set [...]

Megacable selects ThinkAnalytics recommendation engine for Xview

Mexican operator Megacable has selected ThinkAnalytics, developer of a multi-platform TV search and recommendations engine, to personalize Xview pay-TV customers linear and VOD experiences on set-top boxes, online and on mobile apps with recommendations based on their viewing preferences. In addition, Megacable is reaping the benefits of ThinkBigData to gain valuable, granular insight into user behavior and [...]

Megacable’s Xview reaches 87,000 subscribers in Mexico

Megacable CEO Enrique Yamuni spoke to NexTV News Latam about the strategy and next steps of Xview, the companys next-generation multi-screen service with linear TV and On Demand content that has already reached 87,000 subscribers. – What opportunities did you see in the market when launching Xview? Megacable recognizes that content consumption habits are changing, [...]

Megacable selects Verimatrix for next-generation revenue security for hybrid transition

Security specialist Verimatrix announced that it will be securing revenue for Mexicos operator Megacable as it transitions from offering traditional cable to more advanced hybrid services. The companys VCAS for Broadcast Hybrid solution manages secure video delivery over Megacables broadcast, multicast and OTT networks to single-network and hybrid receivers, plus a wide range of mobile [...]