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Algar Telecom exits cable and DTH markets

The Brazilian telecommunications company Algar Telecom is expected to announce soon that it will discontinue its DTH and cable TV operations, according to what the specialized website Telaviva reported. The company has ran an agreement with Sky to take over the customers who want to migrate to a new TV service. Telaviva reports that, according [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses subscribers and Oi continues to grow

According to Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) monthly report  Oi was the only Pay TV operator in Brazil in presenting growth rates during the last 12 months. In this period, the countrys pay TV market lost 767.97 thousand subscribers, representing a reduction of 4.27%, and totaled 17.23 million active contracts in the third month of [...]

Algar expands FTTH network

Brazilian telecommunication company Algar is expanding its FTTH network. By the end of 2019, the plan is to cover close to 70% of the homes of the 87 municipalities in its concession area. In some cities, coverage will reach 98% in the urban area. “The technology allows us to offer plans with speeds of up [...]

Algar Telecom launches video streaming service in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Argar Telecom has launched this month its new video streaming platform, called Vid+, which includes 2,500 titles of movies, series, documentaries and shows.  Initially, it is available to Algar fixed broadband customers. The monthly subscription fee starts at R$ 14.90 (USD 4.8). The contents are provided by Vubiquity, which features productions from [...]

Algar Telecom readies OTT service

Brazilian telecommunications company Algar Telecom will launch this year an OTT platform, which will be bundled with broadband services, said Algars Marketing Director, Márcio Jesus Silva, during NexTV Series Brazil 2017. The plan is to offer a product without linear content. The new service is expected to be launched soon within the companys concession area. [...]