Tag Archives: DirecTV

DirecTV not to charge Football Pack in Argentina from April until professional football resumes

DirecTV announced today that it will not charge the Football Pack to its clients from April, until the Superliga Argentina, name of the current professional football competition in the country, resumes. The competition is temporarily canceled due to the compulsory quarantine imposed by the Government to stop the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Win Sports+, Win [...]

DirecTV offers freeview of Fox Premium Family and Fox Premium Movies

DirecTV announced that it is offering a freeview of Fox Premium Family and Fox Premium Movies, available on channels 559 (SD) and 1559 (HD) of the DTH for the region between March 20th and 31st. The offer is valid for prepaid and postpaid customers of the operator. This way, customers have access to a greater [...]

DirecTV ables up to 91 TV channels in Latin America due to Coronavirus

Following the evolution of the Coronavirus (Covid 19), DirecTV announced it is making up to 91 channels of various genres available for a large part of its subscribers in Latin America. As officially reported by the company, starting today, and gradually, up to 91 channels will be released at no additional cost. They vary according [...]

Chilean pay TV to have Fox and Fox Sports Premium options available for free until Sunday

From today until Sunday, March 15th, Fox Premium and Fox Sports Premium channels will be available for free to all subscribers with basic pay TV plans in Chile. This way, all Premium content can be accessed without paying an additional cost. Fox Premium and Fox Sports Premium channels access will be automatic, and numbers of [...]

DirecTV acquires Copa de la Reina TV broadcasting rights for Latin America

DirecTV, through DirecTV Sports, announced it has acquired the TV broadcasting rights to air t the last stage of the Copa de la Reina 2019-2020 championship. The content will be available through DirecTV Sports, DirecTV Sports App, DirecTVSports.com and DirecTV GO. This is the second edition of the competition in which the 16 teams of [...]

TVCortos joins Megacable’s grid and expands itself in Latin America

TVCortos, the Latin American version of ShortsTV, focused on various genres short films broadcasts, announced its arrival at Mexico through channels 407 (SD) and 1407 (HD) of Megacable. It will also be available on Xview, the Mexican pay TV operator OTT. ShortsTV built TVCortos for two important reasons, ShortsTV CEO Carter Pilcher said. First, to [...]

DirecTV decreases revenues and increases subscribers in Latin America

In its Q4 2019 results report, AT&T reported 13.3 million subscribers to Vrio, the companys subsidiary that manages DirecTV operations in Latin America. The already mentions figure means a 25 thousand subscribers increase compared with those recorded in Q3, and a 507 thousand subscribers decrease in relation to Q4 2018, when the company had 13.8 [...]

Win Sports Premium option is officially launched

Win Sports+, the new Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports premium option, is officially launched today and will base its programming on football content 24 hours a day, in full HD quality. The channel will broadcast football matches  without advertising, and will be available on Claro, TigoUne, DirecTV, HV Multiplay, Movistar and Emcali. Its monthly [...]

DirecTV to appeal Osiptel’s verdict for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast

DirecTV officially expressed itself after the charges applied to it by the Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel), which reported anti-competitive behaviours during the last Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast.  Through an official statement, DirecTV Peru SRL argued that the verdict lacks evidence to support this alleged violation, and said it was not [...]

Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro to compensate CDF subscribers after the end of Professional Football in Chile

After the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) requested pay TV operators and the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) -in charge of broadcasting the Professional Football League in the country- to apply measures to compensate its clients subscribed to CDF HD and Premium offers, because the competition has been cancelled. This way, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro [...]