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Brazil approves Time Warner’s acquisition by AT&T

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) approved Time Warners (WarnerMedia) acquisition by AT&T. The decision was made in a tight vote, with three in favour and two against the operation. The Audiovisual Content Law (SeAC Law) does not allow a same company to produce content and distribute it in Brazil. There, AT&T owns Sky and Time [...]

Disney aims to launch Hulu internationally in 2021

Bob Iger, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, reported that the company is working on a plan to launch Hulu internationally, as announced two years ago. Iger expressed himself about Hulu at the last analyst conference recently held, where he gave about the Disney+ expansion  process and said the plan is to repeat it with [...]

DirecTV decreases revenues and increases subscribers in Latin America

In its Q4 2019 results report, AT&T reported 13.3 million subscribers to Vrio, the companys subsidiary that manages DirecTV operations in Latin America. The already mentions figure means a 25 thousand subscribers increase compared with those recorded in Q3, and a 507 thousand subscribers decrease in relation to Q4 2018, when the company had 13.8 [...]

Vrio announces leadership changes

Vrio, an AT&T Latin America Company and a leading digital entertainment provider, today announced that Manuel De Abelleyra will move to a new role as external consultant and strategic advisor of Vrio and AT&T. He will focus on strategic matters for Vrio and AT&T, including external and regulatory affairs, piracy and other matters. Michael Bowling [...]

AT&T TV launches in the US in February 2020

AT&T CEO Jeff McElfresh, speaking at Barclays Global TMT Conference, said that AT&T TV will officially launch in February 2020 and that it, along with HBO Max, will spearhead a market reorientation at AT&T. Our growth agenda is on fiber, in our entertainment group , and on AT&T TV, said McElfresh. He also said that [...]

AT&T, DAZN and News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican media reported that AT&T, DAZN or News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports business in Mexico and all its sports rights, according to the newspaper Reforma, quoted by Radio Formula. Other media such as La Politica Online informed that Jorge Hank Rohn, owner of Grupo Caliente, is another of the main candidates to acquire the [...]

HBO Max to be free to AT&T’s HBO subscribers

WarnerMedia will give AT&T customers who subscribe to HBO free access to HBO Max. When it launches, the OTT will be available to about 10 million AT&T customers who also are HBO subscribers for no additional charge, AT&T COO John Stankey said in an interview with Reuters. Stankey also said the telco might include HBO [...]

Bolivia recorded more than 600 thousand cable TV subscribers in June

Bolivian Telecommunications and Transportation Regulation and Control Authority (ATT) reported 638,533 subscribers to its cable TV offer in June this year in the country. The trend continues to raise and shows 41,172 more subscribers in relation to December 2018, when the amount of cable TV subscribers in Bolivia was 597,361. ATT also reported that cable [...]

Liberty Latin America to acquire AT&T’s operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Liberty Latin America today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AT&Ts wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the all-cash transaction, the Acquisition Assets are valued at an enterprise value of USD 1.95 billion. Balan Nair, President and CEO of Liberty Latin America, commented: This [...]