Monthly Archives: December 2020

Megacable moves forward with its FTTH migration plan

Another of the panels developed during Nextv Series Mexico, which was the last one that took place on the first day of its 2020 virtual edition, was called  The future of cable operators in the D2C era. The main topics focused on the impact of the arrival of the main D2Cs in Latin America in [...]

Claro Sports analyzes expanding partnership with Huawei to other Latin American countries

The last Nextv Series Mexicos panel was titled TV apps strategies. Some of the key issues of the debate were related to how to spread TV apps on streaming devices; the role of mobile phones as the first or second screen; and state of the art TV app models. Industry executives gathered by Dataxis to [...]

WarnerMedia takes DirecTV advertising sales over in Argentina and Uruguay

DirecTV and WarnerMedia have recently announced an agreement  through which WarnerMedia will be in charge of  DirecTVs advertising sales in Argentina and Uruguay. The agreement will be effective as of January 1st, 2021. This way, both companies further enhance their advertising capabilities and expand multiplatform opportunities for advertisers and brands from 2021, they reported. DirecTV’s [...]

Gustavo Arciniega, CEO at Concable TV: ‘Android is the way to go’

Another of the panels that took place during the last Nextv Series Mexicos virtual edition was called Pay TV Operators: the road to OTT. Some of the key topics of the debate focused on TV apps or full hybrid STB deployment; OTT Pay TV and competition with cable operators; and less STB; streaming devices and [...]

AWS now has 1,600 channels broadcasting in the cloud

Another of the panels that was developed during the last Nextv Series Mexicos virtual edition was titled The impact of Covid for cloud TV production. The main discussion topics of the debate were focused on TV production in the cloud; artificial intelligence and analytics for TV production; and the impact of the pandemic on migration [...]

FTTH connections doubled in different Chilean communes during first half of 2020

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported on December 18th that it made a report on the digital divide in the country. As a result, the Chilean entity reported that FTTH connections have doubled in different communes of the country between December 2019 and June 2020, including Melipilla; Arica; La Granja; Peñaflor; Tome; San Antonio; Constitution; [...]

AT&T expects to get better offers for DirecTV sale

As reported by The New York Post on December 20th, the telecommunications company AT&T is disappointed with the offers it received for the sale of DirecTV. According to the web version of the US newspaper, at the beginning of this month, AT&T pushed back a deadline for final bids for DirecTV into January, and told [...]

HITN negotiates with several operators in the region to integrate its contents

Another of the panels that took place during the last Nextv Series Méxicos virtual edition was titled How to raise ARPU and reduce churn in OTT?. Some of the main discussion topics focused on analytics and personalization to keep customer engagement and satisfaction;  new revenue streams: advertising, premium and TVOD; and challenges of linear channels [...]