Category: Cable

Televisa Networks and Claxson extend their distribution agreement to Chile

Claxson, a media company focused on producing and distributing entertainment content for multiple platforms in Latin America and Iberia, announced its decision to extend the Televisa Networks channels distribution agreement in Argentina and Uruguay, originally run in 2019, to the Chilean market. The agreement became effective last March 1st, and was possible due to a [...]

Pay TV ends Q3 2020 with almost 3.24 million subscribers in Chile

According to the latest report released by the Chilean  Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the pay TV market in that country has ended in Q3 2020 with a total of almost 3.24 million subscribers. Although at the annual level the figure shows  a 0.9% decrease in relation to the 3.26 million subscribers reported in Q3 2019, [...]

Algar Telecom confirms it will stop marketing its cable and DTH offerings in Brazil

According to information that was reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the telecommunications company Algar Telecom has officially confirmed during the first days of 2021 that it will stop marketing its pay TV offers, both on cable and DTH. As reported in February 2020, Algar has run an agreement with the Brazilian pay TV [...]

FTTH represents 52% of ETB’s total clients

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation,  the Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its fixed customer base added 23 thousand new users in relation to Q3 2019, and now features 900 thousand customers. The Colombian company has also highlighted the good performance that its FTTH customer base has [...]

Megacable loses Xview subscribers and records 5 million STBs distributed in Q3 2020

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, the Mexican holding company Megacable reported a total of 1,053,604 Xview subscribers at the end of the period. Although the figure shows a 47.1% growth (or 337 thousand net additions) to its platform in relation to Q3 2019; the OTT made a drop in subscribers [...]

Tigo Sports expands in Costa Rica and reaches Coopelesca and Super Cable

As officially reported by the Costa Rican newspaper La Republica on its web version, the pay TV sports channel Tigo Sports is expanding its reach in Costa Rica, and will now be available to Coopelesca and Super Cable customers. With this news, clients of the two companies will be able to access a sports catalog [...]

ETB shows an FTTH growth and increases its TV customer base during Q2 2020

As part of its Q2 2020 quarterly results report, Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH client base, which in 2019 recorded 366 thousand clients, grew in an 18%, and ended June with 433 thousand clients, thus adding 66,779 users, a figure that, according to the company, means more than double [...]

Telecom Argentina increases Flow Boxes distribution and strengthens Flow’s catalog during Q2 2020

In its Q2 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Argentine pay TV operator Cablevision (Telecom) reported that it ended June with a total of 1,078 million Flow STBs (which the company calls ‘Flow Boxes’), distributed to its clients. The figure shows 61 thousand Flow Boxes more than the 1,017 distributed at the end of Q1 2020, [...]

US cable fits Coronavirus

While many businesses have sent their employees to work from home because of state and federal orders to contain the spread of COVID-19, many cable call center workers and techs in the US are allowed to go into the office because they are classified as providing an essential service. While typically that means police, fire [...]

Telecom Argentina records almost one million Flow STBs in Q4 2019

On its Q4 2019 results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported 966 thousand Flow STBs distributed. The figure means 416 thousand STBs more than those recorded in Q4 2018, when the figure amounted to 550 thousand. Likewise, between Q3 and Q4 2019, the company distributed 95 thousand Flow boxes, as it went from 871 thousand to [...]