Tag Archives: DirecTV

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 [...]

DirecTV launches new internet plans with 5G in Bogota

Days ago, DirecTV (AT&T) officially announced the launch of new 5G internet plans in some locations of Bogota, Colombia. As the company officially reported on its website, the offer is available in the Kennedy town, although, according to several specialized websites, the company intends to expand it to others, such as Engativa. As reported by [...]

AT&T continues searching buyers for Vrio

As reported by Bloomberg last September 9th, AT&T is failing to attract potential buyer interest for Vrio, the company’s unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, and has been involved in the process for about four months. Similarly, and as reported by The Wall Street Journal last August 28th, the [...]

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 [...]

AT&T again exploring a deal for DirecTV

As reported by The Wall Street Journal (TWSJ) this last Friday, August 28th, AT&T is evaluating different options for DirecTV, including a possible sale. According to information from TWSJ, AT&T  and its advisers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have been in talks with private-equity suitors about the satellite TV unit, some of the people familiar [...]

Scale Capital agrees to buy DirecTV in Venezuela

The Scale Capital firm announced this last August 14th an agreement to acquire DirecTV Venezuela (AT&T). The news was confirmed by Scale Capital through a press release. In addition, Scale Capital reported that the agreement allows immediate service to more than 2 million families who were subscribers of DirecTV Venezuela. On its quarterly results report [...]

Vrio, AT&T unit that controls DirecTV operations in Latin America and Sky Brazil, loses almost 3 million subscribers in Q2

On its Q2 2020 results report presentation, AT&T reported 10.7 million subscribers to Vrio, unit that concentrates DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky Brazil. The figure includes the companys DTH and DirecTV GO (OTT) customers. In addition, the company reported that, when canceling its operations in Venezuela, last May, DirecTV recorded 2.2 million subscribers [...]

TV Azteca adds its ‘Clic’ channel to DirecTV GO in Mexico

The OTT DirecTV GO added TV Aztecas Clic channel to its catalog this last June 29th. With the announcement, the platform, recently launched in Mexico, already offers the entire pay TV portfolio of the channel, since, from the date of its launch, it already had Mundo, Corazon and Cinema channels available. In addition, the OTT [...]

TV Ciudad now available in Argentina and Chile through DirecTV

After announcing a partnership agreement with DirecTV to join the DTH offer in Uruguay, Federico Dalmaud, General Manager of the Uruguayan channel TV Ciudad, owned by the Montevideo Intendence, confirmed that the channel will now be available on the DirecTV grid in Argentina and Chile. ‘TV Ciudad is now regional and that makes us very [...]

Conatel takes control of DirecTV facilities in Venezuela

The Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) requested that countrys National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) to take immediate control of all movable and immovable property, commercial offices, administrative headquarters, operations and broadcasts center, antennas and any other type of facilities intended to provide DirecTV Venezuelas subscription service (AT&T), together with the Bolivarian National Armed Forces. The [...]