Category: Pay TV

Turner resumes Professional Football League’s broadcasts in Chile

Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) confirmed days ago the return of Professional Football in the country for this coming Saturday, August 29th, after being canceled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The entity also published the schedule of pending matches canceled because of the pandemic, as well as those of the ninth fixture [...]

FUTV joins Sky programming grid and is now available in the entire Costa Rican pay TV market

The sports TV channel FUTV, officially launched last February 29th, has recently joined Sky  grid (Televisa and AT&T). With the news, the channel is already part of the catalog of almost all pay TV operators in the country. To date, apart from Sky, FUTV is available for customers of Cabletica, Telecable, Kölbi, Claro and Tigo, [...]

NBCUniversal makes changes in its Brazilian operations

NBCUniversal International Networks announced a new management and business structure for its joint venture with Globo in Brazil. In the country, the joint-venture is responsible for the Universal TV, Studio Universal and SYFY brands on pay TV, and for the  Amo Série YouTube account. With the announced restructuring, from now on, the group’s operations will [...]

Tigo Sports expands in Costa Rica and reaches Coopelesca and Super Cable

As officially reported by the Costa Rican newspaper La Republica on its web version, the pay TV sports channel Tigo Sports is expanding its reach in Costa Rica, and will now be available to Coopelesca and Super Cable customers. With this news, clients of the two companies will be able to access a sports catalog [...]

Argentine Government establishes internet, telephony and pay TV as essential services

Argentine President, Alberto Fernandez, announced this last Friday, August 21st, through his official Twitter account, the decision to declare telephony, internet and pay TV as essential public services in the country. The measure, established through the Need and Urgency Decree (DNU) N°. 690 (2020), will not change telephony, internet and pay TV services rates until [...]

Telecom Argentina increases Flow Boxes distribution and strengthens Flow’s catalog during Q2 2020

In its Q2 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Argentine pay TV operator Cablevision (Telecom) reported that it ended June with a total of 1,078 million Flow STBs (which the company calls ‘Flow Boxes’), distributed to its clients. The figure shows 61 thousand Flow Boxes more than the 1,017 distributed at the end of Q1 2020, [...]

Titan Channel is now available in Bolivia for Comteco digital subscribers

On August 12th, Bolivian Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones de Cochabamba (Comteco) announced that the Titan Channel, specialized in contact sports and recently launched in Latin America, will be part of the TV channels catalog offered by the Bolivian entity. As officially reported by Comteco, the channel is now available for its digital subscribers and is broadcast [...]

TCC launches into ecommerce with ‘Tienda Hogar’

Uruguayan pay TV operator TCC announced this month the launch of Tienda Hogar, an online product store through which it aims to offer market products. As reported by the operator, it is an ecommerce platform that offers technology, TV and audio products, as well as a wider range, which includes household appliances, and products for [...]

Dataxis to debate on how to integrate eSports into the pay TV business

Tomorrow at 1:00 PM (ART), Dataxis will hold a new virtual panel, entitled How to integrate E-Sports, kings of social distancing, into pay TV business. The panel will feature different executives from the industry, such as Leo De Biase, Chief Relationship Officer at Bad Boy Leeroy; Jonathan Cisterna, General Manager at Temporada de Juegos; Damian [...]

Telefonica increases IPTV accesses despite losing pay TV subscribers in Latin America

As reported by Telefonica on its January-June 2020 balance sheet, officially published at the end of July, the Spanish company ended the first half of the year with increases in its IPTV client base in Latin America, including Brazil, despite the fall in pay TV subscribers it experienced in the region. In Latin America, including [...]