Category: DTH

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 [...]

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 [...]

Etapa to stop marketing its DTH offer as of November 30th

According to several specialized websites, the Ecuadorian company Etapa, which offers telephony, internet and TV services, will discontinue its DTH offer on November 30th. According to the information reported from El Mercurio, Jaime Arce, the company’s Marketing Manager, reported that the decision was made by the board of directors and, for this reason, no new [...]

AT&T not to sell DirecTV operations in Latin America

As reported this last Tuesday, November 3, on the website of CNBC’s pay TV channel website (NBCUniversal), finally the sale of DirecTV, which AT&T has been trying to implement for some months, will not include the DTH business in Latin America. This way, if the transaction is completed, Sky’s operations in Brazil and DirecTVs operations  [...]

Vrio, AT&T unit that controls DirecTV operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, ends Q3 2020 with 10.9 million clients

As part of AT&Ts Q3 2020 results report presentation, the company reported almost 10.9 million subscribers to Vrio, a unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky Brazil. The figure means a total of 229 thousand more clients in relation to the 10.7 million recorded as of June 30th. In turn, Q3 2020 [...]

Conatel rejects values of Simple TV packages in Venezuela

As reported through his official Twitter account by the Venezuelan journalist specialized in telecommunications Armando Espinoza, the countrys Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel) rejected prices presented by the Scale Capital investment fund, to start marketing Simple TV, name recently adopted for DirecTV operations in Venezuela. As reported by Espinoza, Conatel requested to reduce the values [...]

DirecTV to operate in Venezuela as ‘Simple TV’

After AT&T confirmed last May its decision to cancel DirecTVs operations in Venezuela, finally, the DTH, acquired last August by the Scale Capital firm, will change its name and will be renamed as Simple TV. Those who were DirecTV subscribers have reported that the Simple TV menu was already displayed on their STBs. The new [...]

AT&T calls for an auction to sell DirecTV

As reported by the US newspaper New York Post on its web version this Tuesday, October 6th, AT&T continues with its decision to divest itself from DirecTV, and called for a new auction for the DTH operation. The website, however, was not clear when reporting if AT&T intends to sell only DirecTVs operations in the [...]

StarTV strengthens its offer with new channels and a new OTT aggregator

Mexican DTH StarTV announced last week the launch of a new offer for its subscribers, which will be available starting this Thursday, October 1st. As of that date, the DTH will add SD and HD channels and its new OTT Cosmic Video, among other new contents. StarTV is renewing itself, goes HD, we add more [...]

DirecTV Venezuela to able new channels soon

As reported by the Venezuelan journalist Arnaldo Espinoza on his official Twitter account this last Sunday, September 20th, DirecTV Venezuela is close to making new channels available. According to the information reported by the journalist, ESPN2 and HBO will soon join the DTH programming grid. Scale Capital is the legal representative in charge of DirecTV [...]