Category: Pay TV

Alianza highlights Brazil for its fight against content piracy

The Alianza Contra Pirateria de Television Paga (Alianza) has recently announced the successful results of the second phase of Operation 404, the largest scale enforcement operation against content piracy that has ever been developed in Latin America. A total of 25 judicial search and seizure warrants across ten Brazilian states were served, and 252 websites [...]

Stenna acquires ZooMoo Kids children’s channel for Brazil

According to information reported by various websites in Brazil, the international company Stenna LLC announced this last Monday, November 23rd, that it has acquired the ZooMoo Kids children’s channel on October 20th for Brazil. Before the transaction, the channel belonged to the Canadian company Blue Ant Media, which will continue to own the channel in [...]

Bolivian pay TV loses subscribers on the first half 2020

As officially reported by the Bolivian Autoridad de Regulacion y Fiscalizacion de Telecomunucaciones y Transportes (ATT), the pay TV market in the country ended the first half of 2020 with 604,477 subscribers. This is a fall of almost 7.5% (or 48,742 clients) in relation to December 2019, when the sector gathered a total of 653,219 [...]

Discovery to represent Sony’s advertising sales in Brazil and Mexico

Discovery Latin America & US Hispanic (DLA / USH – Discovery Inc), has recently announced an agreement with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) through which DLA / USH will become SPTs advertising sales representative in Brazil and Mexico, and pan regional sales from Florida, US. Under the terms of the agreement, DLA / USH will represent [...]

Claro now offers its new STB in more Brazilian cities

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) launched Claro Box TV, its new STB, initially available for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in seven new Brazilian cities. With the expansion of the offer, the device is also available from now on in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Campinas, Curitiba, [...]

Antel stops broadcasting Uruguayan National Team’s Qualifying matches via streaming

At the beginning of October, and due to the Uruguayan National Teams debut in the current Qualifiers (which took place that same day against the Chilean National Team), different specialized websites in the country reported that the only way to watch the football match was through a pay TV operator, unlike in happened in previous [...]

Telecom Argentina continues increasing Flow Boxes distribution and keeps its pay TV base stable

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation , Telecom Argentina reported a total of 3.6 million pay TV subscribers (offered through the Cablevision pay TV operator), and 1,170 million Flow Boxes distributed. The number of Flow STBs made an increase of 92 thousand in relation to the 1,078 thousand that had been [...]

Ecuador’s pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients again

According to what the Ecuadorian Agencia de Regulacion y Control de Telecomunicaciones (Arcotel) has officially reported, the country ended Q3 2020 with 946.9 thousand pay TV subscribers. With this figure, and after several consecutive quarters in decline, Ecuadors pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients, a fact that had not happened since 2013, [...]

ESPN to broadcast new NBB season in Brazil

ESPN and the Brazilian National Basket League (LNB) have announced the renewal of the agreement that allows the broadcaster to air the NBB (Novo Basquete Brasil) competition in the country, which is  organized by the LNB. According to its terms, ESPN will broadcast one match for each fixture date, always on Tuesdays, during the qualifying [...]

Brazil loses pay TV subscribers again in September

According to the latest report from Anatel, as reported by  specialized websites, after having experienced a rise in subscribers in August, Brazilian pay TV market ended September with 57 thousand customers less in relation to the eighth month of the year, now recording 15.07 million subscribers. According to Anatel, Claro lost 71.7 thousand clients during [...]