Tag Archives: DirecTV

DirecTV would be working on a new Android TV STB for DirecTV GO

According to the ‘Android TV Guide’ website, the DTH operator DirecTV (AT&T) would be working on the launch of a new STB with Android TV, in version 10. According to the already mentioned website, the device will be used in Latin America for the SVOD OTT DirecTV GO. Android TV Guide reported that the company [...]

Ecuador’s pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients again

According to what the Ecuadorian Agencia de Regulacion y Control de Telecomunicaciones (Arcotel) has officially reported, the country ended Q3 2020 with 946.9 thousand pay TV subscribers. With this figure, and after several consecutive quarters in decline, Ecuadors pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients, a fact that had not happened since 2013, [...]

AT&T not to sell DirecTV operations in Latin America

As reported this last Tuesday, November 3, on the website of CNBC’s pay TV channel website (NBCUniversal), finally the sale of DirecTV, which AT&T has been trying to implement for some months, will not include the DTH business in Latin America. This way, if the transaction is completed, Sky’s operations in Brazil and DirecTVs operations  [...]

Vrio, AT&T unit that controls DirecTV operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, ends Q3 2020 with 10.9 million clients

As part of AT&Ts Q3 2020 results report presentation, the company reported almost 10.9 million subscribers to Vrio, a unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky Brazil. The figure means a total of 229 thousand more clients in relation to the 10.7 million recorded as of June 30th. In turn, Q3 2020 [...]

Conatel rejects values of Simple TV packages in Venezuela

As reported through his official Twitter account by the Venezuelan journalist specialized in telecommunications Armando Espinoza, the countrys Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel) rejected prices presented by the Scale Capital investment fund, to start marketing Simple TV, name recently adopted for DirecTV operations in Venezuela. As reported by Espinoza, Conatel requested to reduce the values [...]

DirecTV to operate in Venezuela as ‘Simple TV’

After AT&T confirmed last May its decision to cancel DirecTVs operations in Venezuela, finally, the DTH, acquired last August by the Scale Capital firm, will change its name and will be renamed as Simple TV. Those who were DirecTV subscribers have reported that the Simple TV menu was already displayed on their STBs. The new [...]

AT&T calls for an auction to sell DirecTV

As reported by the US newspaper New York Post on its web version this Tuesday, October 6th, AT&T continues with its decision to divest itself from DirecTV, and called for a new auction for the DTH operation. The website, however, was not clear when reporting if AT&T intends to sell only DirecTVs operations in the [...]

DirecTV Venezuela to able new channels soon

As reported by the Venezuelan journalist Arnaldo Espinoza on his official Twitter account this last Sunday, September 20th, DirecTV Venezuela is close to making new channels available. According to the information reported by the journalist, ESPN2 and HBO will soon join the DTH programming grid. Scale Capital is the legal representative in charge of DirecTV [...]

Dataxis brought the personalized TV experience to its new virtual panel

Dataxis held yesterday a new virtual panel, focused on the personalized TV experience. For the event, the company brought together leading industry executives, such as Dolores Pujol, Director, Content Business Engagement at Gracenote; Ricardo Montes Torre, Director of Product Development at DirecTV Latin America; Marcelo Liberini, Digital VP at Caracol TV; Alexandro Campos, CTO at [...]

DirecTV GO now available for non-DirecTV customers in Argentina

DirecTV (AT&T) has recently started to offer its OTT DirecTV GO in Argentina to customers who are not subscribed to its DTH offering, as it has previously done in other Latin American countries, such as Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. This way, in Argentina, DirecTV GO is still available as a free TV Everywhere [...]