Tag Archives: Perú

Telefonica records 1.3 million active accesses to Movistar Play in Latin America at Q4 2019

On its results report for the period January-December 2019, Telefonica reported that its video revenues were valued at 769 million (USD 857.9 million), and experienced a growth of 6.8% year-on-year, with 9.7 million accesses. The OTT Movistar Play recorded an 86% year-on-year growth in Latin America, where it had 1.3 million active accesses at [...]

Netflix to develop its first two original productions in Peru

Netflix announced that it will make a film and a series in Peru, which will be its first two original productions in the country. Both projects are expected to be released in 2021. With these news, the OTT continues to expand its original production plan in Latin America: it has recently announced new productions in [...]

Telefonica strengthens its FTTH and IPTV networks and loses DTH in 2019

On its January-December 2019 period results report, Telefónica reported that Vivo, its subsidiary in Brazil, has 36% of the broadband accesses already connected to its FTTH network, which already reaches 11 million HPs. Likewise, the company reported that IPTV accesses grew 23% year-on-year and recorded 715 thousand, and also remarked that, in Q4 2019, Vivo’s [...]

Peru moves forward on collecting taxes on digital platforms from 2020

Peru is looking for digital platforms such as Netflix and other global companies to pay taxes for the sales they make in the country, starting next year. Claudia Suarez, Head of the  Peruvian Customs and Tax Administration National Superintendence (SUNAT), told Reuters that the initiative could have the country’s Government approval, through an emergency decree. [...]

DirecTV to appeal Osiptel’s verdict for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast

DirecTV officially expressed itself after the charges applied to it by the Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel), which reported anti-competitive behaviours during the last Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast.  Through an official statement, DirecTV Peru SRL argued that the verdict lacks evidence to support this alleged violation, and said it was not [...]

Telefonica Media Networks markets Canal J’s advertising in Peru

Telefonica Media Networks, through its ad sales division, announced that it will represent and market Canal Js sales, a Jockey Plaza TV channel with lifestyle content aimed at women, in Peru. Born in 2014, the channel is available on Movistar TV (channel 23) and Claro TV (channel 5 and channel 506 HD). Canal J programming [...]

Peru makes changes on its DTT migration plan

The Peruvian Transport and Telecommunications Ministry (MTC) published the N° 1147-2019-MTC Ministerial Resolution, which aims to make changes on the DTT implementation Master Plan in the country, in order to make an adequate DTT transition. The decision is aimed to change the analog broadcast network for the Territory I (Lima and Callao), from the end [...]

Latina Television and DirecTV are fined in Peru for anticompetitive behaviours

The Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel) ordered the Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión S.A. (Latina Televisión) and DirecTV Peru S.R.L. (DirecTV) to pay a  S 6,892,200 (USD 2.03 million) fine, for applying a strategy to exclude other pay TV operators (only DirecTV competitors), benefiting themselves from having the 2018 World Cup Russia broadcast. Both [...]

Movistar’s second series in Peru to be available on demand on Movistar Play from this Friday

El dia de mi suerte, the second Movistar original series produced in Peru, will have its final episode this Friday, December 6th. From that day on, the four-episode-series, premiered on November 15th on Movistar Play and Movistar Series will be fully on demand on Movistar Play in seven Latin American countries. The Movistar series, inspired [...]

Peruvian channel America TV to broadcast the country’s National Team’s matches for the next World Cup Qualifiers

Peruvian FTA TV channel America TV announced it will broadcast matches to be played by the Peruvian National Team outside the country in the coming Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The News was confirmed by Eric Jurgensen, Chief Content Officer at America TV Peru: Broadcasting rights for the nine matches to be played by Peruvian [...]