Category: Cable

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 [...]

Megacable ends 2019 with more than 800 thousand Xview subscribers and almost 5 million distributed STBs

In its Q4 2019 quarterly results report, Megacable officially reported that its OTT Xview recorded 111 thousand net additions during the period, to reach 827 thousand subscribers at the end of 2019. The figure, according to the company’s report, means a 15.4% growth in relation to Q3 2019. On the other hand, the Mexican group [...]

Millicom ends 2019 with 3.5 million cable customers

On its Q4 2019 results report, Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, reports to have added 63 thousand HFC customers in the period and 351 thousand  during the year, to reach 3.5 million at the year-end. In addition, the company informed that, in its residential cable business, it expanded its HFC [...]

Cable Color strengthens its regional operations and focuses on its FTTH networks

In the last eight months, the Honduran company Cable Color has invested USD 2 million in strengthening its FTTH networks. In addition, it consolidated its regional operation, which includes Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama and El Salvador. Cable Color’s offer in El Salvador will include cable TV, digital TV, HD TV, internet, fixed telephony, IP voice [...]

Bolivia recorded more than 600 thousand cable TV subscribers in June

Bolivian Telecommunications and Transportation Regulation and Control Authority (ATT) reported 638,533 subscribers to its cable TV offer in June this year in the country. The trend continues to raise and shows 41,172 more subscribers in relation to December 2018, when the amount of cable TV subscribers in Bolivia was 597,361. ATT also reported that cable [...]

Megacable produces its first original series

Mexican MSO Megacable announced the launch of 13 minutos antes de dormir, its first original suspense and horror production, whose first chapter is scheduled for this Saturday, August 3rd, and can be watched on channels Panico, Cine Mexicano and its OTT platform, Xview. The series main character is called Javier, a boy who has just [...]

Uruguayan cable operators to debate about the country’s TV industry

Reinventing the box, event in which Uruguayan cable TV operators Montecable, Nuevo Siglo and TCC met Uruguayan and regional TV industry leaders to present, debate and propose ideas based on the new realities of consumer spending. entertainment and the different regulatory contexts, has been developed on Wednesday, March 13th at the Sofitel Hotel in Montevideo, [...]

Cablevision Group totalizes 3.5 million cable TV subscribers in 2018

According to Cablevision Group annual  results report up to December 31st, 2018, the company totalized 3.5 million cable TV subscribers, and CATVs ARPU increased in 36.4 porcentual points compared with 2017. The company considers in this figure the total number of subscribers in Argentina and Uruguay. In the fourth quarter 2018, Cablevision continued adding titles [...]

Red Intercable against Conmebol-Facebook agreement for Libertadores Cup releases

Conmebol and Facebook ran an agreement in October 2018 to broadcast  some Libertadores Cup matches on the social network between 2019 and 2022. According to it, those matches played on Thursdays can be watched in Argentina only through Facebook. Social networks entrance to sports broadcasts generated a statement from Red Intercable, an independent cable TV [...]