Tag Archives: DTH

SBT strengthens its international expansion and reaches Angola and Mozambique

According to the information reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, Brazilian TV channel SBT (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão) started its broadcasts for audiences living in Angola and Mozambique. Those residing in either of the two countries will be able to access SBT as part of their pay TV offer through ZAP, one of the [...]

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 [...]

Telefonica to provide its DTH offer in Brazil to its current clients until 2022

The telecommunications company Vivo -name under which Telefonica’s operations in Brazil are known- announced its decision to renew its partnership agreement with Media Networks Latin America (Telefonica) so that the company is responsible for supporting Vivos DTH operations until the end of next year. Although Media Networks belongs to Telefonica, last April, Hispasat (Grupo Red [...]

Televisa Networks and Claxson extend their distribution agreement to Chile

Claxson, a media company focused on producing and distributing entertainment content for multiple platforms in Latin America and Iberia, announced its decision to extend the Televisa Networks channels distribution agreement in Argentina and Uruguay, originally run in 2019, to the Chilean market. The agreement became effective last March 1st, and was possible due to a [...]

Brazil loses almost 200 thousand pay TV subscribers and reports the biggest customers drop so far this year

According to figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) in Brazil, and quoted by the specialized website Telaviva, the pay TV market in that country ended March with just over 14.3 million subscribers. According to the entity, the country lost 198.5 thousand clients during the month, which was the most significant drop so [...]

Hispasat to take over Telefonica Media Network’s management and audiovisual network transport business in Latin America

The Spanish satellite telecommunications company Hispasat (Red Electrica Group) has officially announced this last Thursday, April 29th, that, from that date, it started to take over Telefonica Media Networks management and audiovisual network transport business in Latin America. The terms of the agreement between Hispasat and Telefonica were not reported. As reported by the company, [...]

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 [...]

Bruno Pruneda, General Manager at StarTV: ‘We are helding conversations to add another sports OTT, strengthen our SVOD Premium offer and add other platforms with Mexican content’

During an interview with Nextv News Latin America, Bruno Pruneda, General Manager at the Mexican DTH StarTV, expressed himself on the main challenges of the pandemic for the company and for pay TV consumption in Mexico; as well as the recent start of StarTVs operations in Mexico City (CDMX); the plan to continue strengthening the [...]

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 [...]