Tag Archives: DirecTV

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 [...]

Pay TV ends Q3 2020 with almost 3.24 million subscribers in Chile

According to the latest report released by the Chilean  Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the pay TV market in that country has ended in Q3 2020 with a total of almost 3.24 million subscribers. Although at the annual level the figure shows  a 0.9% decrease in relation to the 3.26 million subscribers reported in Q3 2019, [...]

DirecTV opens new broadcast center in Colombia

DirecTV (AT&T) has announced this last Monday, March 8th, that it has opened a new broadcast center in Colombia, for which it made aCOP 43,428 million (more than USD 12 million) investment. As reported by the company, the satellite network, received from Argentina and California, will be distributed to Colombia, Ecuador and the Caribbean. Located [...]

Did America Movil find the key to make OTT pay TV grow?

The growth observed in OTT pay TV remains slow in Latin America. As reported by Dataxis, at the end of 2020, this technology represents almost 1.3 million subscribers; barely 2% of the pay TV market. A review of DirecTV, Telefonica and America Movil strategies shows the different strategies implemented to change this static situation. Low [...]

Did America Movil find the key to make OTT pay TV grow?

The growth observed in OTT pay TV remains slow in Latin America. As reported by Dataxis, at the end of 2020, this technology represents almost 1.3 million subscribers; barely 2% of the pay TV market. A review of DirecTV, Telefonica and America Movil strategies shows the different strategies implemented to change this static situation. Low [...]

AT&T sells part of DirecTV’s business in the US and looks for options to sell the DTH operations in Latin America

John Stankey, CEO at AT&T, has recently announced that the company is looking for options to sell DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. This is the first time that an AT&T executive expresses himself on this possibility. The announcement takes place at the same time as AT&T has sold a percentage of the DTH business in [...]

AT&T nears deal with TPG Capital to sell DirecTV in the US

As reported on the specialized website CNBC, AT&T is about to run an agreement to sell a stake in DirecTV (DTH), U-Verse (IPTV) and AT&T TV Now (pay TV OTT) to the US investment fund TPG Capital, with whom it had already been holding talks to acquire a stake in the DTH. However, as confirmed [...]