Tag Archives: AT&T

Sony completes Crunchyroll’s acquisition and plans to merge it with Funimation

Japanese company Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and AT&T has officially announced this last Monday, August 9th that SPE has completed its acquisition of  AT&Ts Crunchyroll anime business. The agreement was first announced in December 2020. The purchase price for the transaction was USD 1,175 billion. In addition, Tony Vinciquerra, CEO at SPE, reported that the [...]

Pay TV reports more than 700 thousand subscribers and reaches its highest base in Bolivia

According to the latest report made by Bolivian Autoridad de Regulacion y Fiscalizacion de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes (ATT), the entity in charge of regulating and supervising telecommunications activities in the country, the pay TV market continues to rise and ended Q1 2021 with a total of 702,275 subscribers. This is the highest figure reported in [...]

AT&T strengthens HBO Max growth and loses subscribers from its Vrio’s unit after announcing its sale

As part of its Q2 2021 results report presentation, AT&T reported a total of 10.3 million subscribers to Vrio, unit that controls DirecTV Latin America, Sky Brazil and DirecTV GOs operations, sold to the Argentine holding Grupo Werthein, according to the information that was officially announced this week. The reported figure shows a 239 thousand [...]

AT&T sells DirecTV Latin America, Sky Brazil and DirecTV GO to Grupo Werthein

AT&T and the Argentine holding company Grupo Werthein have officially announced this last Wednesday, July 21st that the Argentine company has run an agreement to acquire AT&Ts Vrio Corps business unit. Both companies expect the transaction to close in early 2022. The announcement came after AT&T sold a part of DirecTVs operations in the US [...]

CNN to launch new streaming platform in Q1 2022

US company CNN (WarnerMedia, AT&T) has officially announced this last Monday, July 19th the launch of its new SVOD OTT, which will be called CNN + and will be launched in Q1 2022. Up to now, the company has not confirmed the arrival date of the platform to Latin America, but it did report that [...]

HBO Max launches in Latin America and confirms first distribution partners in the region

HBO Max, WarnerMedias (ATT) new SVOD OTT, is being officially launched today in Latin America, and, this way, it begins its international expansion process, after its launch in the US, at the end of May 2020. At the end of May, WarnerMedia Latin America confirmed that access to HBO Max can be done from smartphones, [...]

WarnerMedia broadcasts HBO Max titles on its pay TV channels in Latin America through the ‘Festival Max’

WarnerMedia Latin America (AT&T) has announced last week that it will broadcast special programming on its pay TV channels in Latin America through a segment it called Festival Max, and aims to strengthen the launch of the SVOD OTT HBO Max, which will be available in the region from next Tuesday, June 29th. According to [...]

AT&T to launch a streaming platform for CNN

AT&Ts CEO, John Stankey, confirmed last week during the The Economic Club of Washington D.Cs forum the launch of a streaming platform for CNN, which will be called CNN Plus. Up to now, it has not been confirmed if the platform will only be available in the US, or if there are plans to launch [...]

WarnerMedia and Discovery to merge as ‘Warner Bros Discovery’

Discovery Inc. has officially announced this Tuesday, June 1st, that the new company that emerged from the merger between its assets and those of WarnerMedia will be called Warner Bros Discovery. As confirmed days ago, the leader of the new company will be David Zaslav, current President & CEO at Discovery. Warner Bros. Discovery will [...]

Movistar acquires DirecTV’s fixed internet operation in Colombia

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Colombia and the rest of the Latin American countries -with the exception of Brazil- are branded as Movistar, has officially announced this last Tuesday, May 25th, that it has acquired DirecTV’s fixed internet business (AT&T), which the company had offered since 2014 in Colombia, including the network and spectrum. [...]