Tag Archives: DTH

Cable & Wireless exits DTH market in Panama

As part of its Q4 2020 financial results report, the telecommunications company Liberty Latin America has announced that the Panamanian operator Cable & Wireless decided not to market its DTH offer anymore as of last January. The offer was called +TV Digital Prepago, and was originally launched in 2014. According to specialized websites, the initial [...]

AT&T sells part of DirecTV’s business in the US and looks for options to sell the DTH operations in Latin America

John Stankey, CEO at AT&T, has recently announced that the company is looking for options to sell DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. This is the first time that an AT&T executive expresses himself on this possibility. The announcement takes place at the same time as AT&T has sold a percentage of the DTH business in [...]

Simple TV may add Disney and HBO premium content on its packages

In an interview with the local website Efecto Cocuyo, Maria Elisa Alvarez, Marketing Director at the Venezuelan DTH Simple TV (which previously operated as DirecTV in the country) reported that the operator plans to strengthen its content catalog with new premium options, including channels such as HBO, ESPN and Star, a brand that, as of [...]

Pay TV ends 2020 with a 5.6% loss on its subscribers base in Brazil

According to information recently reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), the telecommunications regulator in Brazil, the pay TV market recorded a 5.6% loss on its total subscribers base during 2020, and 828 thousand customers less compared to 2019. The sector ended the year with 14,856 million subscribers, continuing the decline in customers that [...]

Algar Telecom confirms it will stop marketing its cable and DTH offerings in Brazil

According to information that was reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the telecommunications company Algar Telecom has officially confirmed during the first days of 2021 that it will stop marketing its pay TV offers, both on cable and DTH. As reported in February 2020, Algar has run an agreement with the Brazilian pay TV [...]

Vrio, AT&T unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky’s in Brazil, ends 2020 with almost 11 million subscribers

As part of its Q4 2020 results report presentation, AT&T reported a total of 10.942 million subscribers to Vrio, a unit owned by the telecommunications company, that controls DirecTVs operations in Latin America and Skys in Brazil. As in Q3, Vrio featured positive net additions again, since, as of September 30th, 2020, it reported 10,893 [...]

Telefonica to stop marketing its DTH offer in El Salvador on April 30th

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are known under the Movistar brand, reported through an announcement to its clients that, as of the end of April, it will stop marketing its DTH offer in El Salvador, where it is called Movistar TV. As you know, our pay TV service is delivered through a [...]

TV paga de Brasil pierde suscriptores y registra cifras similares a julio de 2012

El mercado de TV paga en Brasil cerró el mes de noviembre de 2020 con una base inferior a los 15 millones de suscriptores, hecho que no tenía lugar en el país desde julio de 2012. Según reportaron diferentes websites especializados citando datos del regulador local Anatel, durante el anteúltimo mes de 2020, el mercado [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses subscribers and reports similar figures to July 2012

The Brazilian pay TV market ended November 2020 with a less than 15 million subscribers base, a fact that had not taken place in the country since July 2012. As reported by different specialized websites quoting reports from the local regulator Anatel, During the eleventh to last month of 2020, the pay TV market recorded [...]