Category: Pay TV

Univision acquires Eurocopa’s matches TV rights and will broadcast them in Spanish on TUDN and PrendeTV

US TV network Univision officially announced last Monday, May 3rd, that it has acquired the Eurocopa 2020s TV rights. According to the information reported by the company, the pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision) will air all the competitions matches in Spanish, while Prende TV, the company’s recently launched AVOD OTT, will be in [...]

Brazil loses almost 200 thousand pay TV subscribers and reports the biggest customers drop so far this year

According to figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) in Brazil, and quoted by the specialized website Telaviva, the pay TV market in that country ended March with just over 14.3 million subscribers. According to the entity, the country lost 198.5 thousand clients during the month, which was the most significant drop so [...]

Megacable starts 2021 with 1.4 million Xview subscribers and more internet than video clients

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, Mexican holding Megacable reported a total of 1.4 million subscribers to Xview, its SVOD OTT. According to the figures managed by the company, the platform featured a  530 thousand net additions growth (60.6%) regarding  Q1 2020, while, in comparison with the last three months last year, [...]

America Movil to launch Claro Box TV in all Latin American countries where the company is now operating

During the conference with analysts that took place due to America Movils Q1 2021 results report presentation, Daniel Haikk, CEO of the company, informed that the streaming device Claro Box TV, now only available in Brazil, will also be launched in the rest of the countries in which the company is currently operating. The device [...]

WarnerMedia could negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights from 2023

According to the information reported by the Brazilian website UOL, WarnerMedia (AT&T), owner of the TNT Sports channel, intends to negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights in Latin America, for the 2023-2026 period. The news has not been confirmed by any company executive yet. Also, according to UOL, WanerMedia would start negotiations for the [...]

Win Sports to broadcast Colombian Professional Basketball League between April and June

Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports, whose programming focuses on sports content, has officially announced this Thursday, April 22nd, that it will broadcast the Colombian Professional Basketball League. According to the information that was officially reported from the company, from next Tuesday, April 27th, until June 10th, Win Sports will broadcast the 74 matches of [...]

Chile increases its pay TV subscribers base and closes 2020 with 3.27 million clients

According to the latest figures reported by the Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the countrys pay TV market ended 2020 with a total of 3.27 million subscribers. The figure shows a 30 thousand subscribers increase regarding the almost 3.24 million reported in Q3 2020, and an increase of 1.4% in the total pay TV customer [...]

New OTT era of pay TV operators to open first Nextv Series Andean virtual edition

Dataxis will be holding the first Nextv Series Andean virtual edition this coming Tuesday, April 20th and Wednesday, April 21st, whose start time is scheduled for 9:00 AM (ART) on both days. Free registration for operators can be done here. As an expanded version of the prestigious Nextv Colombia event, Nextv Series Andean will bring [...]

Colombia reports more than 6 million pay TV subscribers in 2020

According to the latest report recently released by Colombian Comision de Regulacion de Comunicaciones (CRC), a regulatory entity that promotes competition and regulates communications services in the country, the pay TV market ended 2020 with a total of 6.06 million subscribers in the country. According to the report, the figure shows a more than 131 [...]

Disney+ adds a new distribution partner in Latin America and is now available for Telecentro’s customers

Argentine pay TV operator Telecentro has announced this last Friday, April 16th, that it has added Disney+ to its offer, so that its customers can access its catalog through their compatible STBs. In addition, since last April 1st, Telecentros customers who have an active service from the company, or with a 60 MB or more [...]