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Sky Play makes new profile available for children’s audiences

Brazilian pay TV operator Sky (AT&T) has made a new feature available on its OTT (Sky Play), through which up to 12-years-old subscribers who access the platform will be able to enter a special profile called Perfil Kids , which brings together titles specially produced for children’s audiences. The new resource is now available for [...]

Pay TV subscribers base continues to decline and stands below 15 million subscribers since November in Brazil

According to the latest information reported by the Brazilian Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), telecommunications regulator in the country, the pay TV market ended January with 14,644 million subscribers, 184 thousand customers less than the 14,828 million reported in December 2020. Likewise, the entity reported that, during the last year, the area reported a 4.97% [...]

TV channels request to put analog blackout off in Chile until 2026

According to the information reported on Diario Financieros web version this last Tuesday, March 16th, Chilean FTA TV channels, gathered through Anatel, an entity that brings together the country’s FTA TV channels, requested the Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) to grant a new deadline to complete the total migration to DTT. According to Pisapapeles, the channels [...]

Pay TV ends 2020 with a 5.6% loss on its subscribers base in Brazil

According to information recently reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), the telecommunications regulator in Brazil, the pay TV market recorded a 5.6% loss on its total subscribers base during 2020, and 828 thousand customers less compared to 2019. The sector ended the year with 14,856 million subscribers, continuing the decline in customers that [...]

TV paga de Brasil pierde suscriptores y registra cifras similares a julio de 2012

El mercado de TV paga en Brasil cerró el mes de noviembre de 2020 con una base inferior a los 15 millones de suscriptores, hecho que no tenía lugar en el país desde julio de 2012. Según reportaron diferentes websites especializados citando datos del regulador local Anatel, durante el anteúltimo mes de 2020, el mercado [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses subscribers and reports similar figures to July 2012

The Brazilian pay TV market ended November 2020 with a less than 15 million subscribers base, a fact that had not taken place in the country since July 2012. As reported by different specialized websites quoting reports from the local regulator Anatel, During the eleventh to last month of 2020, the pay TV market recorded [...]

TIM Brazil to launch new streaming platform in 2021

The telecommunications company TIM Brasil (Telecom Italia) has announced last December 2nd that it is planning to launch a new streaming platform in 2021. The initiative takes place after the arrival of Disney+ in Brazil and the rest of Latin America, as well as the launch of DirecTV GO, which was made available officially in [...]

Brazil loses pay TV subscribers again in September

According to the latest report from Anatel, as reported by  specialized websites, after having experienced a rise in subscribers in August, Brazilian pay TV market ended September with 57 thousand customers less in relation to the eighth month of the year, now recording 15.07 million subscribers. According to Anatel, Claro lost 71.7 thousand clients during [...]

Anatel establishes that offering linear TV channels on the internet is not considered as pay TV

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has officially established that linear TV channels offered via streaming is not considered a pay TV offer, but rather a value-added service. For this reason, they should be excluded from the rules established by the SeAC Law (N°. 12,485; 2011), which regulates Pay TV offers in Brazil. Linearity in content [...]