Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Wom officially enters the pay TV market in Chile with Wom TV

Chilean mobile operator Wom (Novator Partners) has finally launched its new pay TV offer, which it called Wom TV, and had been into trial versions for about a year. According to the information reported from the company’s official website, Wom TV allows access to FTA TV and pay TV channels in the country, as well [...]

ESPN to broadcast UEFA Champions League’s Final in Latin America with special features for visual disability audiences

The pay TV channel ESPN (The Walt Disney Company) announced that it will broadcast the UEFA Champions Leagues Final this coming Saturday, June 29th, in several countries in the region. For the first time, the channel will air the competition with additional descriptive audio, using secondary audio programming (SAP), with the aim of providing a [...]

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 [...]

Telecom features more pay TV subscribers and strengthens its gaming offer in Flow during Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported a total of 3.5 million customers on its pay TV offer. According to the information reported by the company, the figure shows a drop of 23.6 thousand customers in relation to Q4 2020, although, in relation to Q1 2020 there is evidence [...]

Bolivia shows a growing pay TV subscribers base and ends 2020 with more than 620 thousand clients

Bolivian Autoridad de Regulacion y Fiscalizacion de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes    (ATT) has officially reported that the pay TV market in that country ended 2020 with a total of 622,320 subscribers. Although the figure is higher than the 604,477 subscribers that were reported at the end of June 2020, as well as the 605,040 clients [...]

Telefonica to provide its DTH offer in Brazil to its current clients until 2022

The telecommunications company Vivo -name under which Telefonica’s operations in Brazil are known- announced its decision to renew its partnership agreement with Media Networks Latin America (Telefonica) so that the company is responsible for supporting Vivos DTH operations until the end of next year. Although Media Networks belongs to Telefonica, last April, Hispasat (Grupo Red [...]

Movistar grows in FTTH and IPTV during the first three months of 2021 in Colombia

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results report presentation, Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) reported a year-on-year growth of 51.6% on its FTTH customer base, which already features more than 366 thousand subscribers. Movistar also reported that its FTTH offering is already available in 43 Colombian cities. This increase in the number of FTTH accesses shows [...]

Totalplay increases its pay TV subscribers base and adds 200 thousand new FTTH HPs at the end of Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, the Mexican pay TV operator Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) reported a total of 1,796 million pay TV subscribers, an area in which the company made a 55% growth compared to Q1 2020. In addition , the reported figure is also higher than the number of pay TV [...]

Ecuadorian pay TV market decreases its subscribers base again at the end of Q1 2021

According to the figures reported by the Ecuadorian Agencia de Regulacion y Control de Telecomunicacion, the countrys pay TV market ended in Q1 2021 with a total of 856.6 thousand subscribers, 94 thousand subscribers less than the 950,725 with which the area ended 2020. On the other hand, the figure reported in Q4 2020 has [...]