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Telefonica forecasts to end 2020 with 16 million FTTH HPs and 268 cities on its FTTH network in Brazil

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Telefonica Brazil -where it operates under the Vivo brand-, recorded a total of 855 thousand Pay TV accesses via IPTV, and 14.6 million FTTH HPs as of September 30th.  According to Vivos report, the company plans to end 2020 with around 16 million FTTH HPs [...]

Megacable loses Xview subscribers and records 5 million STBs distributed in Q3 2020

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, the Mexican holding company Megacable reported a total of 1,053,604 Xview subscribers at the end of the period. Although the figure shows a 47.1% growth (or 337 thousand net additions) to its platform in relation to Q3 2019; the OTT made a drop in subscribers [...]

Televisa to add Disney+ to Izzi’s catalog in Mexico

As reported from Televisa, Disney+, Disneys SVOD OTT, which will be officially launched in Latin America on November 17th, will be offered as an additional service for Izzi subscribers, with the aim of enhancing the pay TV offer available at Televisa’s operator. During the last analyst conference due to Televisas Q3 quarterly results report presentation, [...]

Luis Arvizu: ‘We are going to turn Blim TV into one of the platforms with the highests video reproduction in Latin America very soon’

Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV (Televisa), was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America due to the launch of an AVOD version for the OTT platform, scheduled for 2021. The executive gave details about the scope it will have in the region; the content differences that it will have with the SVOD version, already available; [...]

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 [...]

Netflix slows its subscribers base growth and ends Q3 2020 with 36.3 million subscribers in Latin America

As part of its Q3 2020 results report presentation, Netflix reported a total of 36.3 million subscribers in Latin America. Although the figure shows an increase in relation to the number of clients reported at the end of Q2 2020 in the region, during the last three months there was a slowdown in terms of [...]

Amazon Prime Video to start premiering original series produced in Latin America

Amazon Prime Video  has announced this Tuesday the launch of the official trailer for Dignidad, its new original Chilean production. The news is part of a project announced earlier this year, to produce Amazon Originals series in Argentina, Chile and Colombia. The project consists of four Amazon Originals series, consisting of the Argentine “Iossi, el [...]

Pay TV operators and content aggregation to star the coming Dataxis virtual panel

Dataxis, through its Nextv Series Latin America Virtual Panel area, is helding a new virtual panel this coming Wednesday, October 21st, entitled Pay TV operators as super aggregators: keeping the consumer for any content. The event is scheduled to start at 1:00 PM (ART) and will be held in English, sponsored by Metrological. Registration is [...]

Fox Sports loses Argentine Football League’s matches broadcasts

After the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the Professional Football League in the country starting next Friday, October 30th with the Copa Liga Profesional 2020, the specialized website Doble Amarilla (and later other local websites) reported that the 24 clubs that will participate in the competition decided to cancel the agreement [...]

Blim TV to feature AVOD version in 2021

Televisa announced that it will launch an AVOD version of its OTT Blim TV in 2021, apart from the platforms SVOD version, already available. The announcement was made by Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV, although he did not clarify whether the AVOD version will be available only in Mexico, or also in other Latin [...]