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TV Educa, new educational TV channel launched in Chile, extends its broadcasts until September

As officially reported by the Chilean National Television Association (Anatel), the TV Educa channel, launched in late April with educational content for children, will be available in Chilean TV operators until next September 14th. Since it was officially launched, the channel was designed to be together with children during the Covid-19 pandemic and, since it [...]

Claro requests regulatory changes between pay TV and OTTs again in Brazil

Claro Brazil requested to make regulatory changes on the Conditional Access Service Law (SeAC Law), available in the country since 2011, in order to correct regulatory asymmetries between pay TV and OTTs. Fábio Andrade, Institutional Affairs VP at Claro Brazil, has recently took part of The future of pay TV regulation, conference developed by Brazilian [...]

Anatel and Ancine work together against audiovisual piracy in Brazil

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine), together with the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), established a team to evaluate the possible joint regulation of the administrative blocking of websites that distribute audiovisual content without the previous authorization of their owners. The initiative is based on providing more agility and effectiveness in the fight against piracy, since [...]

Sky Brazil strengthens its TV Everywhere offer and adds eight new channels to Sky Play

Brazilian pay TV channel Sky (AT&T) announced the strengthening of its TV Everywhere offering by adding eight new channels to its OTT, Sky Play. The new channels, already available, are AMC, Animal Planet, Boomerang, E !, Fox Sports, History Channel, Nat Geo Wild and Nick Jr. In December last year, the operator had announced 20 [...]

Brazil mitigates its pay TV subscribers drop and loses 55 thousand clients in April

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported the final numbers for the country’s pay TV market in April, in which the sector recorded 15.32 million clients. Although Brazil is still losing pay TV subscribers month by month, in April a decrease of 55 thousand customers was reported, the lowest number since December 2018. As a [...]

Brazil loses 89 thousand pay TV subscribers in March

According to the latest Anatel report, Brazilian pay TV had a further drop and lost 89 thousand clients in March, to record a total of 15.38 million in the country. The figures are similar to those presented by the regulator in February, when, even without the  Coronavirus pandemic effects, Brazil lost 90,700 subscribers, and ended [...]

Telefonica increases IPTV accesses and records 739 thousand FTTH HPs in Brazil

In its Q1 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Telefonica recorded 753 thousand pay TV accesses via IPTV in Brazil, where it operates under the Vivo brand. The figure shows 38 thousand accesses more than the 715 thousand recorded at the end of 2019, and an increase of 136 thousand in relation to the 617 thousand [...]

TV Educa, the new Chilean educational TV channel, to be broadcast on pay TV

This Wednesday, an agreement was ran between the Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) and more than 20 pay-TV operators in the country, which enables them to include the TV Educa Chile channel, an initiative promoted by the Government and CNTV to create a new channel with educational content, recently launched. The channel will be on [...]

Brazilian pay TV stops subscriber drop in February

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported today figures for the countrys pay TV market in February. According to what the regulator officially informed, Brazil recorded a 90,700 subscribers lost, less than half of the 220 thousand it had lost in January, and ended February with 15.47 million clients. These figures do not reflect the [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses 224 thousand subscribers in January

According to what Anatel reported regarding the first month 2020, Brazilian pay TV lost 224 thousand subscribers in January. This way, the pay TV subscribers base in the country now records 15.56 million customers, an amount similar to October 2012. All operators presented significant subscriber losses at the beginning of the year. Claro, for example, [...]