Tag Archives: Perú

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, [...]

Peru: pay TV market grows 8.2% in March

According to data from the Peruvian regulator Osiptel, the pay TV market registered 1.98 million connections in March, up 8.2% (or 150,000 subscribers), compared to the same month of 2017. In March, Telefónica del Perú had 65.6% of market share, DirecTV 14.8%, Claro 9.7% and the rest of the operators 9.9%. However, the regulator noted [...]

Pay TV operators to retransmit the World Cup in Peru

Several independent pay TV companies in Peru were authorized to broadcast the games of the World Cup through the free-to-air channel Latina, after a precautionary measure issued by regulator Osiptel. The Permanent Collegiate Body of Osiptel established that Latina must enable the retransmission of its FTA signal, including the 32 World Cup matches for which [...]

Entel Peru offers YouTube for prepaid customers without using data

Telecommunication company Entel Peru is offering its prepaid customers the possibility of watching videos on YouTube without consuming data, for one hour per day. This option is valid for three months for clients with a current recharge of S/.5 (USD 1.5). “Knowing that mobile clients use their data mainly to watch videos online, with YouTube [...]

Latina to broadcast Peru’s qualifiers for 2022 Qatar World Cup

The Peruvian Soccer Federation (FPF in Spanish) announced the winners of the TV rights for the 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifiers. Latina will broadcast on free-to-air TV the home games of the national team, while GolTV will air the international matches. Movistar acquired the rights for pay and mobile TV, as the company previously announced. [...]

Movistar Play to live stream Peru’s qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup

Movistar announced that it will broadcast on pay TV and through its streaming platform Movistar Play, Peru’s matches at home in the qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, and all of its friendly matches. The coverage will be available through Movistar Deportes channel. “As a gold sponsor of the Peruvian national team, we are [...]

Ban on set-top box rental charges now effective in Peru

The Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications (Osiptel in Spanish) reported that the resolution banning the sale or rental of set-top boxes by pay TV companies becomes effective on May 12. “Specifically, the rental or sale of the decoders will have to disappear,” Osiptel president Rafael Muente Schwarz told Gestión.pe. The regulator established that [...]