Tag Archives: cable

Megacable loses Xview subscribers and records 5 million STBs distributed in Q3 2020

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, the Mexican holding company Megacable reported a total of 1,053,604 Xview subscribers at the end of the period. Although the figure shows a 47.1% growth (or 337 thousand net additions) to its platform in relation to Q3 2019; the OTT made a drop in subscribers [...]

Kanal D Drama arrives at the Caribbean with Altice Dominicana

Thema América (Canal+) announced that Kanal D Drama joined Altice’s offer in the Dominican Republic. Its catalog is made up of Turkish series in Spanish, and it arrives for the first time in the Dominican Republic from September 9th. Subscribers to Altice Dominicana’s basic plan will be able to access Kanal D Drama through channels [...]

Peruvian pay TV continues losing subscribers at the end of Q2 2020

According to the latest figures reported days ago by the Peruvian Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel), the country’s pay TV market continues losing subscribers, and ended the second quarter of the year with 1,956 million customers, and a household penetration by 21.3%. The maximum number of pay TV subscribers that the Peruvian [...]

Tigo Sports expands in Costa Rica and reaches Coopelesca and Super Cable

As officially reported by the Costa Rican newspaper La Republica on its web version, the pay TV sports channel Tigo Sports is expanding its reach in Costa Rica, and will now be available to Coopelesca and Super Cable customers. With this news, clients of the two companies will be able to access a sports catalog [...]

Telecom Argentina increases Flow Boxes distribution and strengthens Flow’s catalog during Q2 2020

In its Q2 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Argentine pay TV operator Cablevision (Telecom) reported that it ended June with a total of 1,078 million Flow STBs (which the company calls ‘Flow Boxes’), distributed to its clients. The figure shows 61 thousand Flow Boxes more than the 1,017 distributed at the end of Q1 2020, [...]

Tigo adds FUTV to is programming grid and starts offering Tigo Sports to pay TV operators in Costa Rica

Telecommunications company Millicom, which operates in Latin America under the ‘Tigo’ brand, announced this Thursday that it is already offering the FUTV channel, officially launched in late February, as part of its TV channels catalog , with which it shares the rights to broadcast the Costa Rican Professional Football League through its sports channel, Tigo [...]

Pay TV loses 67 thousand subscribers in June and continues to drop during the pandemic in Brazil

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported the figures for pay TV in the country during June. According to the entity’s report, Brazil ended the sixth month of the year with 15.18 million subscribers, 67 thousand less than those it had in May. Although the pay TV subscriber base in Brazil continues to drp during [...]

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 [...]