Tag Archives: DTH

Ecuador’s pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients again

According to what the Ecuadorian Agencia de Regulacion y Control de Telecomunicaciones (Arcotel) has officially reported, the country ended Q3 2020 with 946.9 thousand pay TV subscribers. With this figure, and after several consecutive quarters in decline, Ecuadors pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients, a fact that had not happened since 2013, [...]

Etapa to stop marketing its DTH offer as of November 30th

According to several specialized websites, the Ecuadorian company Etapa, which offers telephony, internet and TV services, will discontinue its DTH offer on November 30th. According to the information reported from El Mercurio, Jaime Arce, the company’s Marketing Manager, reported that the decision was made by the board of directors and, for this reason, no new [...]

Brazil loses pay TV subscribers again in September

According to the latest report from Anatel, as reported by  specialized websites, after having experienced a rise in subscribers in August, Brazilian pay TV market ended September with 57 thousand customers less in relation to the eighth month of the year, now recording 15.07 million subscribers. According to Anatel, Claro lost 71.7 thousand clients during [...]

AT&T not to sell DirecTV operations in Latin America

As reported this last Tuesday, November 3, on the website of CNBC’s pay TV channel website (NBCUniversal), finally the sale of DirecTV, which AT&T has been trying to implement for some months, will not include the DTH business in Latin America. This way, if the transaction is completed, Sky’s operations in Brazil and DirecTVs operations  [...]

Conatel rejects values of Simple TV packages in Venezuela

As reported through his official Twitter account by the Venezuelan journalist specialized in telecommunications Armando Espinoza, the countrys Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel) rejected prices presented by the Scale Capital investment fund, to start marketing Simple TV, name recently adopted for DirecTV operations in Venezuela. As reported by Espinoza, Conatel requested to reduce the values [...]

DirecTV to operate in Venezuela as ‘Simple TV’

After AT&T confirmed last May its decision to cancel DirecTVs operations in Venezuela, finally, the DTH, acquired last August by the Scale Capital firm, will change its name and will be renamed as Simple TV. Those who were DirecTV subscribers have reported that the Simple TV menu was already displayed on their STBs. The new [...]

AT&T calls for an auction to sell DirecTV

As reported by the US newspaper New York Post on its web version this Tuesday, October 6th, AT&T continues with its decision to divest itself from DirecTV, and called for a new auction for the DTH operation. The website, however, was not clear when reporting if AT&T intends to sell only DirecTVs operations in the [...]

TV Peru to provide broadcasting services via satellite to reach areas without telecommunications offers

As reported by several specialized websites in Peru this last Wednesday, the country’s Transport and Communications Ministry (MTC) led the Peruvian Radio and Television National Institute (IRTP), the entity in charge of the TV channel TV Peru, to provide the satellite broadcasting service, for educational purposes. The MTC explained that the service will allow several [...]

StarTV strengthens its offer with new channels and a new OTT aggregator

Mexican DTH StarTV announced last week the launch of a new offer for its subscribers, which will be available starting this Thursday, October 1st. As of that date, the DTH will add SD and HD channels and its new OTT Cosmic Video, among other new contents. StarTV is renewing itself, goes HD, we add more [...]

DirecTV Venezuela to able new channels soon

As reported by the Venezuelan journalist Arnaldo Espinoza on his official Twitter account this last Sunday, September 20th, DirecTV Venezuela is close to making new channels available. According to the information reported by the journalist, ESPN2 and HBO will soon join the DTH programming grid. Scale Capital is the legal representative in charge of DirecTV [...]