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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 [...]

Globosat makes 4K broadcasts trial with StarOne D1

According to information from the satellite EDS website, the Globosat 4K programming package trial version is available on the StarOne D1 (84.0° W) satellite, in C band. As reported by EDS, the programming package includes premium pay TV networks, such as Telecine Premium HD; Telecine Action HD; Telecine Touch HD; Telecine Pipoca HD; and others. [...]

America Movil denies negotiations with Telefonica and TIM Italy to acquire Oi assets

America Movil denied yesterday to be part of a negotiation agreement with Telefonica and Telecom Italy (TIM) to jointly buy Brazilian Ois assets. According to the Spanish newspaper Expansion, the idea is to buy (Oi) together, and then share its assets. Nothing has been negotiated at all, Arturo Elias Ayub, Communications Director at America Movil, [...]

Brazil recorded 16.3 million pay TV accesses in August and continues to lose subscribers

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially reported that the country had 16,346,446 households with access to pay TV services in August. The regulator informed that there was a 1,505,120 subscribers decrease compared with the same month 2018. (-8,43%). Almost half of Brazilian households got their pay-TV service from Claro (Net), which recorded 8,071,921 subscribers and [...]

Brazil records 16.5 million pay TV clients in July and continues losing subscribers

Brazil recorded 16,538,988 households with pay TV accesses in July. The already mentioned figure means a 1,327,427 subscriptions less than July 2018, according to what was officially reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian telecommunications regulator.  In July, almost half of Brazilian households accessed to Pay TV services through Claro, whose operations in [...]

Brazil’s Oi rolls out Android TV STB

Brazilian company Oi launched a streaming STB based on Android TV, named Streaming Box, which includes the operators own OTT Oi Play, as well as others like Netflix, YouTube and ESPN. The STB is also available to consumers who are not customers of Oi services and costs about R$ 480 (USD 116). The STB was [...]

Oi has almost 3 million FTTH homes in 2019

In its Q2 2019 results report, the Brazilian company Oi recorded 2.8 million homes passed with FTTH in 68 municipalities in Brazil. This way, coverage increased by 381% compared to Q2 2018. Ois strategic plan expects to reach 4.6 million homes passed by the end of 2019 and 16 million in 2021. Oi reported 291 [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses more than one million subscribers in one year

Brazil recorded 16,709,668 households with access to pay TV in June. The already mentioned figure means a 1.23 million subscribers fall during last 12 month-period, according to what the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially informed.  According to the entity, in June almost half of Brazilians households had access to pay TV through the Claro [...]

Oi announces its relaunch with fiber optic

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi presented its strategic plan last Tuesday, which defines the companys direction during the next three years. The operator, which is going through a judicial recovery process, considers the expansion of its services offered through FTTH as its main focus. According to the plan detailed by the company, Oi plans to end [...]

Brazilian pay TV is said to be sentenced to death

Abraão Balbino e Silva, Competition Superintendent at the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), said  that pay TV in that country is sentenced to death. The executive expressed that subscribers are choosing for more direct models to acquire content, which are not covered by the laws that regulate the sector in the country. Balbino’s opinion came [...]