Category: DTH

StarTV adds Noggin and Paramount+ on its DTH platform

Mexican pay TV operator StarTV announced that Noggin and Paramount+ catalogs will offer be available in June on its DTH platform. The company’s customers will be able to access the Noggin catalog for a MX$ 49 (USD 2) monthly subscription, and the Paramount+ offer for MX $ 79 (USD 4) per month. Paramount + is [...]

Conatel takes control of DirecTV facilities in Venezuela

The Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) requested that countrys National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) to take immediate control of all movable and immovable property, commercial offices, administrative headquarters, operations and broadcasts center, antennas and any other type of facilities intended to provide DirecTV Venezuelas subscription service (AT&T), together with the Bolivarian National Armed Forces. The [...]

Almost 22% of Telefonica Chile’s clients are on IPTV

In its Q1 2020 quarterly results report, Telefonica Chile reported 497 thousand accesses to its TV offer. The figure shows a 20.2% decrease in relation to the end of Q1 2019, and 26 thousand fewer accesses compared to Q4 2019. The company also highlighted that its pay TV revenue at the end of Q1 was [...]

DirecTV decreases revenues and loses subscribers in Latin America

In its Q1 2020 quarterly results presentation, AT&T reported 13.2 million subscribers to Vrio, the company’s subsidiary that manages DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. The figure means a 367 thousand subscribers reduction compared to the same period 2019, when the company recorded 13.5 million subscribers. In addition, the results show a 114 thousand subscribers decreasement [...]

StarTV adds HotGo to its DTH platform in Mexico

The Mexican DTH StarTV announced it is adding the OTT HotGO in Mexico, which adds to the offer of linear channels and OTTs already available on its platform. Bruno Pruneda, General Director at StarTV, welcomed HotGO and thanked the Playboy Latam management team, made up of Esteban Borras and Valeria Ortigoza, for the trust and [...]

Telecom Argentina ends TuVes Paraguay acquisition process

As reported by Telecom Argentina in its Q3 2019 quarterly results report, the company confirmed it has acquired a 30% of the Paraguayan DTH operator TuVes shareholding package. This way, the agreement ran in 2017 was completed, whereby Telecom Argentina, through is Paraguayan subsidiary Nucleo, had acquired TuVes in a 70%.  TuVes provides telecommunications and [...]

Axesat and CETel merge and create AXESS Networks

Supported by Akisom Group Limited, Latin American based Axesat and German-based CETel, are combining  to create AXESS Networks, to address the needs and offer solutions to the enterprise satellite communications industry. AXESS global infrastructure, recognized by  the WTA (World Teleport Association), operates three main teleports located in Germany, Mexico and Colombia, and alternative teleports in [...]

DirecTV and ESPN develops US Open expanded coverage for Latin America

DTH DirecTV announced it is suggesting a new way of living the US Open, fourth and final 2019 seasons Grand Slam. From next Monday, August 26th, and during the first five days, DirecTV and ESPN are presenting US Open Mix, which will offer an extended coverage of what happens at the Flushing Meadows Park courts, [...]

DirecTV airs special production to commemorate Woodstock’s 50th anniversary

OnDirecTV, channel available for all DirecTV subscribers in Latin America, announced it will broadcast the documentary Woodstock: three days that defined a generation today, which aims to tell the story of the mythical festival that brought together more than half a million fans and some of the greatests artists of all times over three days.  [...]