Tag Archives: Vivo

Brazil records in September the largest pay TV subscribers loss in 2019

According to what the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported, Brazilian Pay-TV lost 266 thousand subscribers in September, and 1.7 million annually. This is the largest monthly subscribers loss so far this year. In addition, the agency reported that the pay-TV customer base in September was 16.08 million. The Brazilian pay-TV operator with the largest [...]

Telefonica continues with its FTTH and IPTV development and covered more than 10 million HPs in Brazil

In its Q3 2019 results report, Telefonica Brazil – where it operates under the Vivo brand – added 33 new cities to its FTTH network between January and September, which, to date, amount to 154, taking into account the 121 where the company deployed FTTH in 2018. At Q3 2019, the company has also covered [...]

Brazil recorded 16.3 million pay TV accesses in August and continues to lose subscribers

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially reported that the country had 16,346,446 households with access to pay TV services in August. The regulator informed that there was a 1,505,120 subscribers decrease compared with the same month 2018. (-8,43%). Almost half of Brazilian households got their pay-TV service from Claro (Net), which recorded 8,071,921 subscribers and [...]

Telefonica expands its Brazilian catalog with Turner

Telefónica -which operates in Brazil under the Vivo brand-, officially announced that, from now on, customers from that country using the company’s cell phones will be able to access the UEFA Champions League and Brasileirao matches (name for the Brazilian football professional league) live on Esporte Interativo Plus, and enjoy Cartoon Network contents on CN [...]

Telefonica launches Home Assist, with home assistance for smart TVs installation in Brazil

Telefonica, whose operations in Brazil are known as Vivo, launched Home Assist, a home assistance service in the country for its customers to have the best experience with their devices. Technical support can be requested for electronic devices installation, configuration and orientation at the home, including TVs, Home Theaters, cameras, computers, printers and Wi-Fi networks. [...]

Brazil records 16.5 million pay TV clients in July and continues losing subscribers

Brazil recorded 16,538,988 households with pay TV accesses in July. The already mentioned figure means a 1,327,427 subscriptions less than July 2018, according to what was officially reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian telecommunications regulator.  In July, almost half of Brazilian households accessed to Pay TV services through Claro, whose operations in [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses more than one million subscribers in one year

Brazil recorded 16,709,668 households with access to pay TV in June. The already mentioned figure means a 1.23 million subscribers fall during last 12 month-period, according to what the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially informed.  According to the entity, in June almost half of Brazilians households had access to pay TV through the Claro [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

Telefonica Brazil grows in IPTV and continues its FTTH deployment

In its Q2 2019 quarterly results report, Telefonica -which is known as Vivo in Brazil- recorded revenues valued at USD 123,5 million in pay TV. The figure means a 1.8% fall in relation to the same period 2018, when revenues on that area were USD 125,9 million. The company also recorded revenues of USD 127,5 [...]

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 [...]