Tag Archives: Vivo

Brazilian pay TV is said to be sentenced to death

Abraão Balbino e Silva, Competition Superintendent at the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), said  that pay TV in that country is sentenced to death. The executive expressed that subscribers are choosing for more direct models to acquire content, which are not covered by the laws that regulate the sector in the country. Balbino’s opinion came [...]

Pay TV recorded 16.82 million homes in Brazil and continues losing subscribers

As reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Brazil recorded 16.82 million households with access to pay TV in May, which represents a 1.4 million subscribers decrease (-6.7%) in the last 12 months. The entity also reported that Claro granted pay TV service to 8.29 million customers, and concentrated 49.26% of the market, followed by [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses almost 170 thousand subscribers in April

Pay TV in Brazil continues adding cancellations. According to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) of that country, during the last 12 month-period, the cancellations number recorded 899.36 thousand homes. This way, Brazil closed  April with 17.17 million subscribing homes, and 168.94 thousand cancellations related to March. According to figures from April 2019 published by Anatel, [...]

Roland Garros arrives at Brazil with Vivo and BandSports

The French Tennis Federation (FFT), responsible for the Roland Garros tournament, launched exclusively in Brazil its OTT platform “RG Ao Vivo”, with access to locker rooms, interviews, historical finals archives and the 841 live matches broadcasts in the 2019 edition. The competition will be held between May 20th and June 6th, and the OTT is [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses subscribers and Oi continues to grow

According to Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) monthly report  Oi was the only Pay TV operator in Brazil in presenting growth rates during the last 12 months. In this period, the countrys pay TV market lost 767.97 thousand subscribers, representing a reduction of 4.27%, and totaled 17.23 million active contracts in the third month of [...]

HBO Go is also available in Vivo’s catalog

Brazilian pay TV operator Vivo allows its subscribers to access to the HBO Go OTT. The subscription has a USD 9 monthly cost, and can be paid directly into the operator’s account, or with prepaid credits. With this new feature, Vivos customers can access the entire HBO content, either through a subscription or by hiring [...]

Procon notifies Brazilian pay TV operators about football broadcasts in PPV

Consumer Protection and Defense Foundation (Procon), based in San Pablo, Brazil, notified Pay TV operators Claro, Sky, Vivo, Oi and Tim to clarify their subscribers modalities under which they will offer Brazilian Football Championship  broadcastings packages on pay-per-view (PPV). These content generated a USD 27 billion profit in 2018. Procon questioned Brazilian operators about the [...]

Samsung allows to pay VOD content and apps on Vivo’s invoice

Samsung and the Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo launched a new payment method for apps in the Galaxy Store, which will be connected directly to each subscriber’s cell phone account. The launch will benefit all customers with Vivo cell phones that have Samsung smartphones. Vivo is the first operator in Brazil to offer this payment option. [...]

Brasil sigue perdiendo suscriptores a TV paga

Los números del mercado de TV paga en Brasil, que divulgó la Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) el pasado 27 de marzo, afirman que la TV por suscripción de ese país finalizó el mes de febrero con 17,37 millones de contratos activos. En los últimos 12 meses, el pico más alto que se registró tuvo [...]