Tag Archives: cable

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 [...]

Pay TV falls 3.8% in Uruguay and ends 2019 with 677 thousand subscribers

According to the last report published by the Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC), the country ended 2019 with 677,290 pay TV subscribers, a 26,912 subscribers loss in relation to December 2018, which means a 3.8% less subscribers. At the same time, the country recorded 10,867 fewer clients compared to June 2019. The pay TV [...]

Responsible for the Mega Imagen pay TV operator in Argentina is sent to prison for illegal DirecTV contents broadcasting

As a result of a complaint filed by DirecTV for broadcasting illegal content  against the pay TV operator Mega Imagen, the Curuzu Cuatia Prosecutor’s Office (Corrientes, Argentina) ordered the prosecution and preventive detention for Joaquín Urdapilleta, owner of the company. According to what DirecTV reported in an official statement, Mega Imagen was illegally providing cable [...]

US cable fits Coronavirus

While many businesses have sent their employees to work from home because of state and federal orders to contain the spread of COVID-19, many cable call center workers and techs in the US are allowed to go into the office because they are classified as providing an essential service. While typically that means police, fire [...]

Telecom Argentina records almost one million Flow STBs in Q4 2019

On its Q4 2019 results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported 966 thousand Flow STBs distributed. The figure means 416 thousand STBs more than those recorded in Q4 2018, when the figure amounted to 550 thousand. Likewise, between Q3 and Q4 2019, the company distributed 95 thousand Flow boxes, as it went from 871 thousand to [...]

Telecom records more than 3.5 million cable subscribers and strengthens Flow’s offer

On itsQ4 2019 quarterly results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported to have more than 3.5 million cable TV subscribers. The figure covers almost 3.3 million customers in Argentina; 142 thousand in Uruguay and 81 thousand in Paraguay. In addition, the ARPU on cable TV at Q4 2019  was valued at AR$ 1,165.4 (USD 18.62), 11% [...]

Megacable ends 2019 with more than 800 thousand Xview subscribers and almost 5 million distributed STBs

In its Q4 2019 quarterly results report, Megacable officially reported that its OTT Xview recorded 111 thousand net additions during the period, to reach 827 thousand subscribers at the end of 2019. The figure, according to the company’s report, means a 15.4% growth in relation to Q3 2019. On the other hand, the Mexican group [...]

Millicom ends 2019 with 3.5 million cable customers

On its Q4 2019 results report, Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, reports to have added 63 thousand HFC customers in the period and 351 thousand  during the year, to reach 3.5 million at the year-end. In addition, the company informed that, in its residential cable business, it expanded its HFC [...]

Algar Telecom exits cable and DTH markets

The Brazilian telecommunications company Algar Telecom is expected to announce soon that it will discontinue its DTH and cable TV operations, according to what the specialized website Telaviva reported. The company has ran an agreement with Sky to take over the customers who want to migrate to a new TV service. Telaviva reports that, according [...]

Brazil records in September the largest pay TV subscribers loss in 2019

According to what the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported, Brazilian Pay-TV lost 266 thousand subscribers in September, and 1.7 million annually. This is the largest monthly subscribers loss so far this year. In addition, the agency reported that the pay-TV customer base in September was 16.08 million. The Brazilian pay-TV operator with the largest [...]