Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Alberto Pecegueiro leaves Globosat after 25 years

Roberto Irineu Marinho, President at Globos Administrative Boards, and Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, reported that Alberto Pecegueiro will leave Globosat after 25 years. Pecegueiro will continue in that position until January 2020, and then he will be positioned on the companys Administrative Boards. It will be a real loss for us to no [...]

Megacable asks for pay TV and OTTs regulatory equality in Mexico

Enrique Yamuni, CEO at Megacable, said that regulations applied to pay TV and audiovisual contents on the internet must be the same. To his view, there is no equality in our competitors, because digital platforms do not pay taxes. His statements took place during the fifth edition of the Challenges of competition in the digital [...]

Win Sports to broadcast Roger Federer-Alexander Zverev match in Colombia

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced it will broadcast the match to be played by Swiss Roger Federer and German Alexander Zverev, which will be held at the Movistar Arena stadium in Bogota next November 22nd. According to Jaime Parada, President at Win Sports, the TV channel do always intend to broadcast the [...]

Nextv Series 7th edition arrives at Brazil to discuss about the future of TV and OTTs

The executives of the main TV, video and OTT companies will meet again in the seventh edition of  Nextv Series Brazil, a leading conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held next Wednesday, December 4th at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, in São Paulo. Executives of pay TV, FTA TV companies and residential telcos can participate [...]

Fox Sports App to be only available in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from December

According to what was officially reported, Fox Sports app will no longer be available in Latin America from next December 5th, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. The company has previously announced that Fox Sports subscriptions from iTunes Store and Google Play are no renewing themselves since last October 11th in Latin America, [...]

Zapping TV adds ESPN and Disney TV channels to its offer

Chilean OTT pay TV Zapping TV announced it is adding seven new ESPN and Disney TV channels to its content offer. ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPN+, Disney Channel Disney XD and Disney Jr are already available for accessing them, without changing the OTT monthly subscription cost. Being able to offer these TV channels confirms [...]

The NBA TV channel is launched via OTT

The NBA added another service to its OTT universe. NBA TV, the league’s 24-hour cable channel, which was available until now only via a cable subscription, will be offered independently via OTT. Basketball fans can subscribe directly to the new service, which offers more than 100 live games per season, in addition to original programming [...]

Fox Sports App to be only available in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from December

According to what was officially reported, Fox Sports app will no longer be available in Latin America from next December 5th, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. The company has previously announced that Fox Sports subscriptions from iTunes Store and Google Play are no renewing themselves since last October 11th in Latin America, [...]

Fox+ and Fox Premium D2C offer is also cancelled in Google Play and iTunes Store in Brazil

One day after the Disney+ launch in the US, Fox announced that its Fox+ and Fox Premium SVOD platforms will no longer be available 2DC in Google Play and iTunes Store in Brazil, starting today. The measure is added to the one announced in Mexico last week, where the company, owned by Disney since March, [...]

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 [...]