Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Sky Play strengthens its TV Everywhere offer with three new FTA TV channels

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, pay TV operator Sky (AT&T) continues to strengthen its channels offering on its SVOD OTT Sky Play, which already features 53 channels available. This time, FTA broadcasters that joined the platform from last November 30th are SBT, Rede TV and Record TV. According to the information reported by [...]

DirecTV GO now available in Brazil

Vrio Corp, AT&T unit that controls DirecTVs operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, has officially announced that the SVOD OTT DirecTV GO is available in Brazil from this Tuesday, December 1st. The platform is available by signing up at www.directvgo.com.br, without a physical contract or service installation.     DirecTV GO offers more than 90 [...]

Uruguayan pay TV operators to be able to offer broadband using private networks

The Uruguayan Government has recently announced that changes in the Media Law available in the country (Law N° 19,307; 2014) will be implemented. The most relevant ones are focused on the possibility that pay TV operators can offer services using private networks, and not only those provided by the Uruguayan telco Antel, as currently established [...]

Stenna acquires ZooMoo Kids children’s channel for Brazil

According to information reported by various websites in Brazil, the international company Stenna LLC announced this last Monday, November 23rd, that it has acquired the ZooMoo Kids children’s channel on October 20th for Brazil. Before the transaction, the channel belonged to the Canadian company Blue Ant Media, which will continue to own the channel in [...]

Coggan: ‘TCC plans to launch an hybrid STB with Android TV in early 2021’

During the last  Nextv Series South Americas virtual edition, a panel called The new pay TV goes to Android TV was held. For the debate, Dataxis gathered different industry executives who are experts on the subject, such as Leopoldo Spiess, Deputy Manager of B2B Product Development at Entel Chile; Mario de Oliveira Madeira, CTO at [...]

Bolivian pay TV loses subscribers on the first half 2020

As officially reported by the Bolivian Autoridad de Regulacion y Fiscalizacion de Telecomunucaciones y Transportes (ATT), the pay TV market in the country ended the first half of 2020 with 604,477 subscribers. This is a fall of almost 7.5% (or 48,742 clients) in relation to December 2019, when the sector gathered a total of 653,219 [...]

Discovery to represent Sony’s advertising sales in Brazil and Mexico

Discovery Latin America & US Hispanic (DLA / USH – Discovery Inc), has recently announced an agreement with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) through which DLA / USH will become SPTs advertising sales representative in Brazil and Mexico, and pan regional sales from Florida, US. Under the terms of the agreement, DLA / USH will represent [...]

Claro now offers its new STB in more Brazilian cities

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) launched Claro Box TV, its new STB, initially available for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in seven new Brazilian cities. With the expansion of the offer, the device is also available from now on in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Campinas, Curitiba, [...]

Telecom Argentina launches Flow Now for its internet clients

According to sources from Telecom Argentina, the company started offering access to the Flow platform to its Fibertel clients (its internet service) through Flow Now, starting this month. Before this launch, Flow was only available to customers of Telecom’s cable TV service, as a TV Everywhere platform. As reported by Telecom Argentina, Flow Now does [...]