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Telefónica ends Q1 with 4.67 million pay TV subs

Telefónica presented its Q118 report, the first with the new structure for Latin America. In the region, the company registered 4.67 million pay TV subscribers, of which 1.6 million belong to Brazil, 2.1 million to the Hispanoamérica Sur division and 1 million to Hispanoamérica Norte. Brazil is Telefónica’s main pay TV market. In this country, [...]

Telefónica selects Ericsson to power its TV services in Latin America

Ericsson announced that it has been selected by Telefónica to power a range of advanced TV services in 13 countries in Latin America. As part of the three year deal, Telefónica will be able to launch seven-day catch up and time shift services to subscribers across the region. Ericsson’s solution will be rolled out in [...]

Telefónica brings services under Movistar brand in Argentina

Telefónica formally announced that it has unified all its products in Argentina, which include internet and mobile and fixed telephony, under the commercial brand Movistar. The change seeks to “simplify the access and management of solutions for the clients, said the company in a statement. With the change, Speedy Internet services and fixed telephony services [...]

Telefónica selects NPAW to monitor IPTV and OTT networks

Telefónica has selected NPAW, a specialist in video business intelligence and predictive analytics, to develop a tailored solution to monitor Telefónicas IPTV network in Latin America, which will complement NPAWs existing Youbora analytics technology for OTTs. With this project, NPAW ensures Telefónica full coverage of its users across devices and networks to support their expansion [...]

Telefónica prepares to list Argentine subsidiary

Spanish telecommunication company Telefónica announced in a filing to the Argentine regulator that it had called a shareholder meeting to be held on April 16- to approve the listing of its Argentine subsidiary on the stock exchanges and markets that the board of administration determine. This move will provide funds to reduce debt and expand [...]

Telefónica to unify services in Argentina under brand Movistar

Telefónica will unify its services in Argentina under the Movistar brand, starting Tuesday, April 3. This move implies rebranding its broadband service, the streaming platform On Video, as well as the fixed telephony service, among others. In this way, Telefónica and Speedy will no longer be used to commercialize services, according to the companys website. [...]

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 [...]

Mobile operators in Latam set to become OTT pay TV actors

Following Dataxis latest research, 34 mobile actors have already deployed OTT as added value to their clients. Moreover, some of the operators are keen to add third party platforms to empower their offer like América Móvil and Telefónica. There are also 11 cases of mobile networks only offering third party OTT, most of the actors [...]