Tag Archives: AT&T

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. [...]

Bolivia shows a growing pay TV subscribers base and ends 2020 with more than 620 thousand clients

Bolivian Autoridad de Regulacion y Fiscalizacion de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes    (ATT) has officially reported that the pay TV market in that country ended 2020 with a total of 622,320 subscribers. Although the figure is higher than the 604,477 subscribers that were reported at the end of June 2020, as well as the 605,040 clients [...]

WarnerMedia and Discovery merge and create new standalone company

AT&T and Discovery Inc. have officially announced this Monday, May 17th a definitive agreement between Discovery and WarnerMedia to create a new standalone global entertainment company, which will be led by David Zaskav, Discoverys President & CEO. The Board of Director of both AT&T and Discovery have approved the transaction, which is anticipated to close [...]

WarnerMedia to produce 100 original titles in two years in Latin America for HBO Max

WarnerMedia Latin America (AT&T) has officially announced this Thursday, April 29th, that it plans to launch more than 100 original productions in the next two years, of which 33 are already being produced. The premiere of all these titles will take place at the SVOD OTT HBO Max, which will be launched in June in [...]

WarnerMedia could negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights from 2023

According to the information reported by the Brazilian website UOL, WarnerMedia (AT&T), owner of the TNT Sports channel, intends to negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights in Latin America, for the 2023-2026 period. The news has not been confirmed by any company executive yet. Also, according to UOL, WanerMedia would start negotiations for the [...]

Vrio reports 10.56 million subscribers in Latin America and slows down its clients base in the region at the end of Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, Vrio, AT&Ts unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Skys in Brazil, reported a total of 10.559 million subscribers. The figure shows a 383 thousand customers drop in relation to the 10,942 million that the company had reported at the end of Q4 2020, [...]

AT&T launches new plan in Mexico to promote personalized customer experience

As reported by AT&T and various specialized websites, the telecommunications company is giving its clients in Mexico with an active plan, the possibility to build their own content package through the Armalo service, now available. According to the information reported, through Armalo, AT&T Mexico customers will be able to create their own plan, in which [...]

Dias de Gallos, HBO Max’s new original series, wraps up shooting before the platform launches in Latin America

WarnerMedia Latin America has officially announced this last Thursday, April 8th, that it has finished shooting Dias de Gallos, one of the two Max Originals that will be released exclusively on HBO Max, once the platform is officially launched in Latin America. The news came days after the company reported that Bunker, Max Original set [...]