Tag Archives: DirecTV

Uruguay ends 2020 with almost 645 thousand pay TV subscribers and DirecTV as the leading operator

According to the information officially reported by the Uruguayan Unidad Reguladora de Servicios de Comunicaciones (URSEC), entity in charge of regulating Uruguay’s telecommunications market, the country ended 2020 with 644,620 pay TV subscribers. The reported figure showed a growth of 5,812 subscribers in relation to June 2020, when 638,808 clients were informed. Likewise, with regard [...]

With more than 3.3 million subscribers at the end of Q1 2021, Chile continues to increase its pay TV subscriber base for the third consecutive quarter

According to the latest figures reported by the Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, the pay TV industry continues to rise and ended Q1 2021 with a total of 3,304 million subscribers. This way, the market manages to keep a positive balance in terms [...]

DirecTV GO to offer free access to HBO Max and broadcast the Copa América and the Euro 2020 in some Latin American countries

DirecTV has announced this last Wednesday that its SVOD OTT DirecTV GO, available in several Latin American countries, will offer those who subscribe to the platform the possibility of accessing HBO Max for free for two years starting on June 29th, date on which WarnerMedia (AT&T and Discovery) announced the official arrival of the platform [...]

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. [...]

Univision strengthens itself in Latin America with DirecTV

According to information reported on various specialized websites, the DTH operator DirecTV (AT&T) has added the US Hispanic channel Univision as part of its programming grid, since last May 3rd. The offer is available to the pay TV operators prepaid and postpaid customers in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. With the announcement of [...]

Ecuadorian pay TV market decreases its subscribers base again at the end of Q1 2021

According to the figures reported by the Ecuadorian Agencia de Regulacion y Control de Telecomunicacion, the countrys pay TV market ended in Q1 2021 with a total of 856.6 thousand subscribers, 94 thousand subscribers less than the 950,725 with which the area ended 2020. On the other hand, the figure reported in Q4 2020 has [...]

Chile increases its pay TV subscribers base and closes 2020 with 3.27 million clients

According to the latest figures reported by the Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the countrys pay TV market ended 2020 with a total of 3.27 million subscribers. The figure shows a 30 thousand subscribers increase regarding the almost 3.24 million reported in Q3 2020, and an increase of 1.4% in the total pay TV customer [...]

Colombia reports more than 6 million pay TV subscribers in 2020

According to the latest report recently released by Colombian Comision de Regulacion de Comunicaciones (CRC), a regulatory entity that promotes competition and regulates communications services in the country, the pay TV market ended 2020 with a total of 6.06 million subscribers in the country. According to the report, the figure shows a more than 131 [...]

DirecTV expands its Spanish-language content catalog in Puerto Rico with HITN TV

US channel Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN TV), whose programming focuses on educational content in Spanish, announced that it has came to terms with DirecTV to join the DTH grid in Puerto Rico, where it is available from last March 1st, on channel 764, as well as through the channel’s OTT, HITN GO. We [...]