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Disney and Fox must decide on their merger tomorrow

Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) established this Friday 15th, February as the deadline for Disney and Fox to present a final manifestation for its merger process trial, according to what Brazilian Diário Oficial da União reported.    CADE already had pronouncements from Sky, Telefonica, Net, Claro and the rest of pay TV operators. Brazilian National [...]

UMW takes Globo films to VOD platforms

Digital integrator Under the Milky Way (UMW) will distribute seven new Globo Filmes films in more than ten of the main global VOD download platforms (Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Playstation Vue and Xbox, among others) in 70 english and spanish-speaking countries -including Latin America-, for which UMW acts as a catalog and programming provider. We [...]

Brazil lost half a million subscribers in 2018

According to Anatel data, Brazilian market lost 550 thousand pay TV subscribers in 2018 and decreased in 17.57 million. Largest operators (Claro, Sky, Telefonica, Algar) all declined with the only exception of Oi, which increased slightly. Among the biggest falls is the evangelical DTH Nossa TV, which ended the year with a third of its [...]

Brazilian pay TV launched Black Friday offers

The pay TV market in Brazil offered promotions and discounts during the Black Friday. The countrys largest TV programmer Globosat and operators Net, Claro, Sky and Oi are participating of this initiative. Globosat launched promotions with its OTT platforms Premiere (soccer) and Combat (fights). The new subscribers will have two free months for the first [...]

British Sky agrees on series distribution with Globosat y DirecTV

The british TV Company, Sky, licensed for broadcasting the series Patrick Melrose y Fortitude 3 with distributors channels Globosat (Globo) in Brasil and DirecTV in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Drama Serie A Discovery of Witches was gotten by DTH. Globosat will show those productions on the OTT service called Globoplay, while [...]

Brazilian pay TV market loses 25,000 subs in September

According to data from Brazilian regulator Anatel, the pay TV market had 17.79 million active contracts in September, which represented a fall of 2.34% (over 426,000 customers) in the last 12 months, and of 0.14% (over 25,000 subscribers) compared to August 2018. Claro group lost about 68,000 subscribers in September, most of them, around 40,000, [...]

Content and Cable segments drive Televisa sales

Grupo Televisa announced its financial results for the third quarter of the year. The company reported that net sales increased by 10.5% to MX$ 25,033 million (USD 1.3 billion), driven by the growth in sales of the Content and Cable segments. In the Content segment, third-quarter sales increased by 21.0% to MX$ 9,710 million (USD [...]

Brazilian pay TV market falls again in August

According to data from Brazilian regulator Anatel, the pay TV market registered 17.79 million in August, representing a decrease of 536,000 (-2.9%) contracts compared to the same period of 2017, and 37,000 (0, 2%) compared to July this year. When compared to August 2017, Oi increased its subscriber base by adding 126,000 new contracts (+8.7%). [...]

Brazil lost 729,000 pay TV subscribers in one year

According to data published by Brazils National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the pay TV market registered 17.9 million in January 2018, which represented a loss of 729,000 clients (-3.90%) when compared to the same month of previous year, and close to 30,000 (-0.16%) compared to December 2017. Claro group, which includes the operations of Net and [...]