Tag Archives: DirecTV

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 [...]

AT&T closes DirecTV operations in Venezuela

This Tuesday, AT&T  announced that it has closed its DirecTV Latin America operations in Venezuela, effective immediately. In an official statement, the company reported that the US governments sanctions on Venezuela have prohibited the broadcast of Globovision and PDVSAs TV channels, both of which are required under DirecTVs license to provide pay TV service in [...]

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 [...]

TV Educa, the new Chilean educational TV channel, to be broadcast on pay TV

This Wednesday, an agreement was ran between the Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) and more than 20 pay-TV operators in the country, which enables them to include the TV Educa Chile channel, an initiative promoted by the Government and CNTV to create a new channel with educational content, recently launched. The channel will be on [...]

DirecTV decreases revenues and loses subscribers in Latin America

In its Q1 2020 quarterly results presentation, AT&T reported 13.2 million subscribers to Vrio, the company’s subsidiary that manages DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. The figure means a 367 thousand subscribers reduction compared to the same period 2019, when the company recorded 13.5 million subscribers. In addition, the results show a 114 thousand subscribers decreasement [...]

DHE to launch on DirecTV in Latin America

The US pay TV channel DHE, specialized in series and movies and with administrative headquarters in Colombia,  announced that, from next May 1st, it will join the DirecTV programming grid in Latin America. The channel will be available in the DTH Oro package, and will be located on channel 1513, with Latin Spanish audio and [...]