Tag Archives: DTH

Anatel decided to consider the free DTH from Oi and Claro as pay TV

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) announced a 17.7% growth in pay TV operators in the country, which included the free DTHs Oi TV Livre and Claro Livre. Its the first time that Anatel adds as “subscribers” to households with this type of service with an STB that enables free-to-air TV channels and allows additional pay [...]

Uruguay ends 2020 with almost 645 thousand pay TV subscribers and DirecTV as the leading operator

According to the information officially reported by the Uruguayan Unidad Reguladora de Servicios de Comunicaciones (URSEC), entity in charge of regulating Uruguay’s telecommunications market, the country ended 2020 with 644,620 pay TV subscribers. The reported figure showed a growth of 5,812 subscribers in relation to June 2020, when 638,808 clients were informed. Likewise, with regard [...]

Brazilian pay TV subscriber base continues to decline, but manages to slow its negative curve in June

The pay TV market in Brazil continues to record losses in terms of subscribers. Last May, the sector achieved less than 14 million subscribers for the first time since 2012 and, in June, according to the figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the [...]

Costa Rica loses cable and DTH subscribers and strengthens its IPTV base in 2020

As reported by the Costa Rican Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, on its latest report, the pay TV market suffered a retraction in 2020, and ended the year with a total of 877 thousand subscribers. In addition, although coaxial cable is still the leading technology [...]

StarTV to bring the Tokyo Olympic Games for free to its subscribers in partnership with Claro Sports

Mexican DTH StarTV has announced that it will bring all its subscribers full coverage of the Tokyo Olympic Games for free, through four channels, launched  in partnership with Claro Sports, America Movils pay TV channel focused on broadcasting sporting events.  We thank Claro Sports for the acquisition and broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games. We [...]

Brazil reports less than 14 million pay TV subscribers in May and loses 156 thousand clients so far this year

According to the latest data reported by the Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações in Brazil, the entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in that country, the pay TV market ended in May with a total of 13,994 million subscribers, thus reporting similar figures to those of April 2012. According to Anatel, the countrys pay [...]

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 [...]