Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Telefonica Peru grows in pay TV and FTTH in Q2 2019

In its Q2 2019 quarterly results report, Telefonica Peru reported operating revenues valued at USD 609.9 million. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1% fall related to the same period 2018. According to the company, revenues from local telephony, internet and pay TV services recorded USD 235.7 million, which means a 0.8% growth compared to [...]

America Movil expects to offer pay TV in Mexico at the end of the year

America Movil expects the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve the request to offer pay TV in the country. Daniel Hajj, CEO of the company, informed in an analysts conference that they hope to have the license before the end of the year. The executive mentioned that the regulator is making an internal review [...]

Mirada adds Netflix to its iris multiscreen platform

Mirada, leading integrated software solutions provider for digital TV operators and broadcasters, announced the integration of Netflix in its Irish multiscreen platform. Mexican pay TV platform Izzi will be the first to have that integration available. This way, from now on, all Mirada customers with an agreement with Netflix will have the option to provide [...]

Venezuela loses more than 70 thousand pay TV subscribers in Q4 2018

In its Telecommunications Area Figures Report belonging to the fourth quarter 2018, Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) recorded 4,623,817 pay TV subscribers in the country. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1.51% fall compared to last years same period, where there were 4,694,862 pay TV subscribers in Venezuela. From the total pay TV subscribers already [...]

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 [...]

Televisa to launch eSports channel BitMe next July 15th

Televisa presented yesterday in Mexico BitMe, its new pay TV channel focused on eSports, videogames, technology, anime and geek culture. The channel will be officially launched next July 15th, and will be available on Spanish-language pay TV in Latin America. In Mexico, it will be part of Izzi, Total Play and Skys programming grids. It [...]

Televisa and Univision to launch TUDN next July 20th

Televisa Group and Univisión announced that they will launch TUDN, its sports content brand evolution ,on July 20th. The channel, which will combine production efforts of Univisión in the US and Televisa in Mexico, will be broadcast on pay TV 24 hours a day, and its slogan will be Vivimos tu pasión. TUDN comes up [...]

Imagen TV to be compulsory broadcast on Mexican pay TV

Mexican TV channel Imagen TV, owned by Grupo Imagen, recorded 51.57% coverage in Mexico and, because of this, pay TV operators must broadcast their content throughout the country, for free and without any technique discrimination to its customers. This measure derives from the precepts established in the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law (LFTR), precisely in [...]

RDC TV stops its operations in Net Brazil

Brazilian Rede Digital de Comunicação (RDC TV) announced last Thursday that it was no longer available on Nets channels 24 and 524. That is what the company officially informed for all its subscribers. Marcio Irion, RDC TVs President, officially confirmed that the channel stopped to appear on the Brazilian pay TV operators programming grid. We [...]

Televisa launches pay TV channel focused on eSports

Televisa Networks announced that it will launch a new pay TV channel focused on videogames, technology, eSports and geek culture (a term used to refer to the person who is considered fan of technology and computing). The channel will be called BitMe, whose release date is scheduled for next July 15th. Its offer will be [...]