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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 [...]

Movistar eSports adds Ubeat content in Latin America

Telefonica and Mediapro agreed to develop the Movistar Esports Ubeat channel together in Latin America, focused on promoting electronic sports, which is already available at the OTT Movistar Play. Initially, the proposal is available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Movistar eSports Ubeat will have more than ten original formats focused on [...]

Telefonica starts its Latin American series productions in Peru

After announcing that it will produce original series in Latin America, Telefónica started to develop the first one in Peru. The new production is entitled One day you’re young and, according to the company, its premiere is planned for September this year, and will have eight episodes of 25 minutes each. The following productions will [...]

Telefonica Chile loses DTH and adds IPTV customers in Q1 2019

Telefonica Chile presented its Q1 2019 financial results report and informed that its TV segment revenues fell by 8.1% due to a lower impact of DTH operating customers (they had a 13% inter-annual fell), balanced by a 44% growth on IPTV, in line with the fiber optic growth recorded. According to official information delivered by [...]

America Movil’s request to acquire Telefonica in El Salvador is declared ‘inadmissible’

Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) declared inadmissible the economic concentration request that America Movil submitted on March 5th to buy Telefonicas shares in El Salvador, after the announcement made in January on the agreement to buy Telefonicas subsidiary in the country for USD 315 million. According to an official statement from the SC, America Movil was [...]

Millicom finishes its Telefonica’s acquisition in Nicaragua

Millicom announced that it has completed the acquisition of Telefónica Nicaragua mobile operations, the first of the three subsidiaries of the Spanish company that it bought last February together with the Panamanian and Costa Rican ones. The transaction was valued at USD 437 million With the acquisition, Tigo is adding about 4 million customers to [...]

Millicom’s total ARPU grows thanks to Cable Onda

Tigo (Millicom) presented its first quarter 2019 results report, in which the company informed that its Average Revenue per User (ARPU) increased in a 1.7%,  in line with a 0.6% increase in local currency terms year-on-year, as the impact of weaker currencies was offset by the favorable impact of consolidating Panama, where the company acquired [...]

Telefonica asks to avoid double taxes payment in Mexico

Finance and Public Credit Ministrys (SHCP) proposal to impose a tax to OTTs in Mexico from 2020 would also apply for Movistar Play, recently launched in the country. Telefonica wants to intervene in order to avoid being charged a double taxation for these services, because the company already pays a tax for its telephony offer. [...]

Telefonica to produce original series in Latin America

Telefonica announced it will produce original fiction series in Latin America. According to the company, the first three are being pre produced  in Colombia and Peru, and the first releases will be made during the second half of the year. The content will be available on Movistar Series, Movistar TV and Movistar Play. The offer [...]