Tag Archives: Perú

Entel announces deal with Netflix in Peru

Peruvian operator Entel has announced that its clients will be able to pay for Netflix’s subscription through their monthly mobile phone bills, local media reported. This option is already available in the operation of the company in Chile. The deal, available starting today, comes a few days after Movistar Peru, the largest pay TV operator, [...]

Movistar starts partnership with Netflix in Peru

Movistar announced that it has started its partnership with Netflix in Peru this November. The companys mobile postpaid and fixed services customers will be able to access the contents of the OTT platform through the new Smart set-top box, as well as via Movistar Play. In a press release, Movistar said it became the first [...]

Peru: Man gets five years in prison in piracy case

A man was sentenced to five year in prison for customs offense, after entering the country more than 2,000 satellite TV set-top boxes, according to the Peruvian Ministry of Production (Produce). The objective was to market the equipment without paying the rights to the content owners, reported local newspaper El Comercio. The ruling was obtained [...]

Peru: Movistar Play announces 1 million users

Movistar Play announced that it has reached more than 1 million registered users in Peru. Soon, the service will add new features and by 2019 it will integrate Netflix, HBO and Fox to its platform. Movistar Play is available at no additional cost to residential and mobile customers. “We are committed to offer the best [...]

Peru expands DTT reach

The president of Peru, Martín Vizcarra, along with other national authorities, participated last week in the launch of digital terrestrial TV transmissions in Piura. Simultaneously, the DTT service also reached the cities of Trujillo, Arequipa, Cusco, Huancayo and Huánuco. All these cities are part of the Territory II of the Master Plan for the implementation [...]

Peru drives Telefónica’s growth in pay TV

Telefónica ended the second quarter with 4.8 million pay TV accesses in Latin America, including its operation in Brazil, the largest in term of subscribers. The company highlighted the excellent performance of this service in Peru, where another record was set for gross additions, driven by the continuous improvement in the content offer. In Brazil, [...]

Telefónica Media Networks signs ad sales deal with Viacom in Peru

Telefónica Media Networks has signed an agreement with Viacom to become the exclusive advertising representative for the TV channels and digital platforms of MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Paramount Channel in the Peruvian market. “We are pleased with this agreement. The contents of Viacom are highly appreciated by the Peruvian audience, “said José del Valle, [...]

Osiptel opens sanction procedure against Latina and DirecTV

Peruvian regulator Osiptel said that is has begun a sanction procedure against the free-to-air TV channel Latina and pay TV operator DirecTV for alleged infringements of the Law of Repression of Anticompetitive Behaviors related to the retransmission of the Latina signal during the World Cup. According to the regulator, the decision was made after the [...]

There are 53 DTT stations in Peru

Peru is moving forward with the deployment of DTT, in order to face the analog switch off, scheduled for 2020 in Lima and Callao. By the end of June, 53 TV stations started DTT transmissions in these two cities, as well as in ten other locations in the interior, according to news agency Andina. Currently, [...]