Tag Archives: DTH

Agromais joins Oi’s grid and reaches the main pay TV operators in Brazil

Brazilian TV channel AgroMais (Grupo Bandeirantes), whose content is focused on the agriculture industry, has recently joined Ois pay TV operator programming grid, according to local specialized websites. With the launch, the channel, officially launched in June, is now available on the main pay TV operators in Brazil. Since its launch, Agromais has been available [...]

DirecTV GO now available for non-DirecTV customers in Argentina

DirecTV (AT&T) has recently started to offer its OTT DirecTV GO in Argentina to customers who are not subscribed to its DTH offering, as it has previously done in other Latin American countries, such as Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. This way, in Argentina, DirecTV GO is still available as a free TV Everywhere [...]

DirecTV launches new internet plans with 5G in Bogota

Days ago, DirecTV (AT&T) officially announced the launch of new 5G internet plans in some locations of Bogota, Colombia. As the company officially reported on its website, the offer is available in the Kennedy town, although, according to several specialized websites, the company intends to expand it to others, such as Engativa. As reported by [...]

AT&T continues searching buyers for Vrio

As reported by Bloomberg last September 9th, AT&T is failing to attract potential buyer interest for Vrio, the company’s unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, and has been involved in the process for about four months. Similarly, and as reported by The Wall Street Journal last August 28th, the [...]

Peruvian pay TV continues losing subscribers at the end of Q2 2020

According to the latest figures reported days ago by the Peruvian Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel), the country’s pay TV market continues losing subscribers, and ended the second quarter of the year with 1,956 million customers, and a household penetration by 21.3%. The maximum number of pay TV subscribers that the Peruvian [...]

AT&T again exploring a deal for DirecTV

As reported by The Wall Street Journal (TWSJ) this last Friday, August 28th, AT&T is evaluating different options for DirecTV, including a possible sale. According to information from TWSJ, AT&T  and its advisers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have been in talks with private-equity suitors about the satellite TV unit, some of the people familiar [...]

Scale Capital agrees to buy DirecTV in Venezuela

The Scale Capital firm announced this last August 14th an agreement to acquire DirecTV Venezuela (AT&T). The news was confirmed by Scale Capital through a press release. In addition, Scale Capital reported that the agreement allows immediate service to more than 2 million families who were subscribers of DirecTV Venezuela. On its quarterly results report [...]

Brazil launches new DTH operator in Minas Gerais

This last August 9th, the new DTH BluTV was launched in Brazil. The operator’s headquarters are located in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, and it belongs to the company 1Sat Telecomunicações. As reported by the Minas Gerais Diario do Comércio, although BluTV’s operations began in Uberlandia, the company aims to expand its reach to 53 municipalities and, [...]