Category: IPTV

Brisanet plans to launch new Android TV STB in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Brisanet is working on the launch of a new STB with Googles Android TV operating system, which will be called Brisabox TV. The information has been reported on the specialized website Android TV Guide. Up to now, from Brisanet they have not expressed themselves on the launch of the new product. With [...]

IPTV represents 51.3% of Movistar’s total TV accesses in Chile at the end of Q2 2021

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results report presentation, the telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Chile and the rest of Latin America, except for Brazil, are branded as Movistar, reported that fiber accesses (FTTH) in Chile grew 62.7% year-on-year. According to the information reported, the company ended June with 974 thousand FTTH accesses. [...]

Movistar features almost 250 thousand IPTV clients and strengthens FTTH deployment in Colombia

As part of its Q2 2021 results report presentation, the telecommunications company Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) reported that its IPTV offer ended the period with 247 thousand subscribers (a figure that means a 79.6% year-on-year growth). Likewise, Movistar TVs clients  totaled 527 thousand at the end of the period. In relation to the company’s fixed business, [...]

VTR launches NextGen TV, its new Android TV STB, in partnership with TiVo

Chilean telecommunications company VTR (Liberty Latin America) has officially announced this Tuesday, August 3rd, the launch of NextGen TV, a new STB manufactured in partnership with TiVo, and based on Android TV Operator Tier. The announcement was made this Tuesday during VTRTech, an event in which the company introduced its main launches for the second [...]

Costa Rica loses cable and DTH subscribers and strengthens its IPTV base in 2020

As reported by the Costa Rican Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, on its latest report, the pay TV market suffered a retraction in 2020, and ended the year with a total of 877 thousand subscribers. In addition, although coaxial cable is still the leading technology [...]

Cotas starts making trials for its new IPTV offer and plans to launch it in September

Bolivian Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Santa Cruz (Cotas) has announced the launch of its new pay TV offer via IPTV. According to information reported on the website of the Bolivian newspaper El Deber and others, the company expects to launch its new offering in September. This way, Cotas will gradually migrate its TV offer to the [...]

Globo would have inscribed a STB at Anatel and may launch new streaming box

According to the information reported on the specialized website Minha Operadora and others, the Brazilian group Grupo Globo would be planning to launch a new streaming box, which it would have inscribed at Anatel, the entity that regulates the telecommunications market in Brazil. Minha Operadora reports that the device would be called Globo.com, although, in [...]

Sky launches new smart STB with Android TV in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Sky (AT&T) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Sky Connect. It is a new smart STB with Android TV (Google) operating system. The device has already been officially launched for the company’s postpaid customers, but its price was not reported yet. According to information reported on various specialized websites in [...]

America Movil launches new Claro TV’s version in Peru for FTTH and HFC clients

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has announced the launch of a new Claro TVs version in the Peruvian market, which, as reported by the company, brings together FTA TV and pay TV channels, as well as on demand content of series, films, documentaries and exclusive content from the Claro Video OTT, as well as premium [...]

Movistar grows in FTTH and IPTV during the first three months of 2021 in Colombia

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results report presentation, Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) reported a year-on-year growth of 51.6% on its FTTH customer base, which already features more than 366 thousand subscribers. Movistar also reported that its FTTH offering is already available in 43 Colombian cities. This increase in the number of FTTH accesses shows [...]