Tag Archives: IPTV

Costa Rica loses cable and DTH subscribers and strengthens its IPTV base in 2020

As reported by the Costa Rican Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, on its latest report, the pay TV market suffered a retraction in 2020, and ended the year with a total of 877 thousand subscribers. In addition, although coaxial cable is still the leading technology [...]

Cotas starts making trials for its new IPTV offer and plans to launch it in September

Bolivian Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Santa Cruz (Cotas) has announced the launch of its new pay TV offer via IPTV. According to information reported on the website of the Bolivian newspaper El Deber and others, the company expects to launch its new offering in September. This way, Cotas will gradually migrate its TV offer to the [...]

Globo would have inscribed a STB at Anatel and may launch new streaming box

According to the information reported on the specialized website Minha Operadora and others, the Brazilian group Grupo Globo would be planning to launch a new streaming box, which it would have inscribed at Anatel, the entity that regulates the telecommunications market in Brazil. Minha Operadora reports that the device would be called Globo.com, although, in [...]

Telefonica to provide its DTH offer in Brazil to its current clients until 2022

The telecommunications company Vivo -name under which Telefonica’s operations in Brazil are known- announced its decision to renew its partnership agreement with Media Networks Latin America (Telefonica) so that the company is responsible for supporting Vivos DTH operations until the end of next year. Although Media Networks belongs to Telefonica, last April, Hispasat (Grupo Red [...]

Movistar grows in FTTH and IPTV during the first three months of 2021 in Colombia

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results report presentation, Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) reported a year-on-year growth of 51.6% on its FTTH customer base, which already features more than 366 thousand subscribers. Movistar also reported that its FTTH offering is already available in 43 Colombian cities. This increase in the number of FTTH accesses shows [...]

VTR extends its FTTH network in Chile and plans to launch HubTV soon

Chilean telecommunications company VTR (Liberty Latin America) plans to launch HubTV, a new IPTV product, which works on the FTTH network that the company is deploying in the country. It is a STB called D-Box Smart, developed by TiVo. From Liberty they report that the new offer will be launched soon in Chile, although they [...]

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 [...]

America Movil launches IPTV plans in Peru

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, made by América Movil this last Tuesday, April 27th, the company reported the launch of new IPTV plans in Peru. With the addition of that country, America Movil’s IPTV offer continues to strengthen itself in Latin America, where it is also available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, [...]

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 [...]

Oi ends 2020 with more than 9 million FTTH HPs and plans to expand its FTTH offer to São Paulo

According to the information reported in its Q4 2020 results presentation, Brazilian telecommunications company Oi (Grupo Oi) ended 2020 with almost 9.1 million FTTH HPs. The figure represents 4.5 million more than that reported by the company as of December 31st, 2019 (4.603 million); and 1,177 million FTTH HPs more than the 7.9 million reported [...]