Tag Archives: IPTV

Movistar adds Starzplay’s catalog as part of its OTT and IPTV offer in Argentina

The Argentine telecommunications company Movistar (Telefpnica) officially announced on Monday, November 30th, the integration of the Starzplay platform (Lionsgate) -recently launched in Argentina and Chile as a D2C product – as part of the content offering available on its OTT Movistar Play and in the Movistar TV STBs. Those Movistar customers who wish to access [...]

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 [...]

VTR starts offering internet via FTTH and prepares its IPTV offer

As reported by the specialized website Pisapapeles, the Chilean telecommunications company VTR started to offer internet via FTTH in Quintero (Valparaiso, Chile), with speeds of 200, 500 and 600 mbps, which coincide with the offer that VTR currently provides to its HFC service subscribers. Up to now, the Chilean company has not reported itself on [...]

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 [...]

Vivo records 13.1 million FTTH HPs and more than 800 thousand IPTV accesses

In its Q2 2020 results report presentation, Telefonica Brazil -where it operates under the Vivo brand, reported 805 thousand accesses to pay TV via IPTV and 13.1 million FTTH HPs in the period. The number of pay TV accesses via IPTV means a 63% of the company’s total TV client base. In addition, it means [...]

Setar from Aruba deploys Nordija’s interactive TV platform

Denmark-based global technology middleware provider Nordija has strengthened its presence in the Caribbean and Latin American market by delivering a fully integrated, end-to-end IPTV solution to Aruban operator Setar. According to what they officially reported from Nordija, the operator offers the highest internet speed on the island. Apart from telephony, its offer includes more than [...]

Uruguay records new illegal IPTV distribution case

Two people were condemned in Florida, Uruguay  for illegal distribution of audiovisual content via IPTV. As officially reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Pais on its web version, the sentence is six months of probation, under certain conditions, for crimes linked to TV networks  interception without the authorization of their owners. The sentence is for [...]

Movistar Chile renews its IPTV offer

Movistar Chile announced it is renewing its IPTV offer starting this Friday, May 29th. As announced, the company will transform its interface and TV experience by FTTH into a 4K quality entertainment center, which will be available in an integrated way on the Movistar TV STB. The offer will include direct access to apps and [...]

Almost 22% of Telefonica Chile’s clients are on IPTV

In its Q1 2020 quarterly results report, Telefonica Chile reported 497 thousand accesses to its TV offer. The figure shows a 20.2% decrease in relation to the end of Q1 2019, and 26 thousand fewer accesses compared to Q4 2019. The company also highlighted that its pay TV revenue at the end of Q1 was [...]