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Brazil loses almost 2 million pay TV subscribers at the end of 2019

According to official information reported by Anatel, Brazil’s pay-TV subscriber base recorded 15.78 customers in December 2019, the year in which it lost 1.78 million subscribers. With these results, Brazil ended the year with a number of subscribers similar to those in 2012. The most affected operator was Claro, with a drop of 834 thousand [...]

Sky Brazil enables PPV movie rental for prepaid customers

Sky Brazil announced the launch of the PPV movie rental service for its prepaid customers. Access is now available, and a films portfolio with rental values between R $ 14.90 (USD 3.6) and R $ 18.90 (USD 4.6) is offered. To make movie rentals, Sky subscribers must have an active Smart or higher recharge packages. [...]

Ubeat adds itself to Sky’s catalog from December 3rd

The Ubeat eSports channel, (The Mediapro Group), is joining  Sky’s offer and will arrive at Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic next December 3rd. The channel features more than 3,600 hours of the most important international videogame competitions, information, news, entertainment and its own exclusive content production (Ubeat [...]

Brazil records in September the largest pay TV subscribers loss in 2019

According to what the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported, Brazilian Pay-TV lost 266 thousand subscribers in September, and 1.7 million annually. This is the largest monthly subscribers loss so far this year. In addition, the agency reported that the pay-TV customer base in September was 16.08 million. The Brazilian pay-TV operator with the largest [...]

Sky Brazil makes it difficult for CNN to enter its programming grid

Before entering the Brazilian market, CNN ran an agreement with Claro Brazil, in order to distribute its contents in the country. Now, CNN is trying to negotiate with Sky to add its contents to an intermediate package from the pay TV operator, but  Sky rejected the news TV network proposal. According to specialized Brazilian media [...]

Stingray Music launches in Brazil through Sky

Stingray, a leading music, media and technology company, announced it has ran an agreement with Sky Brazil to launch Stingray Music, which includes 30 audio channels created by professionals and an additional 2 thousand music channels offer in the mobile app and web player. The agreement, valid for Sky HD and SD postpaid subscribers, allows [...]

Alexa to be integrated with Sky in Brazil

Brazilian pay TV operator Sky is starting to offer the integration of its services with Alexa, the intelligent virtual assistant developed by Amazon, which was recently launched in Brazil. Commands can be made through the voice-activated smart speakers of the Echo line. Currently, Amazon devices are available in three versions in the country (Amazon Echo, [...]

Sky Brazil announces new prepaid plan with news in programming

Brazilian pay-TV operator Sky announced a new prepaid plan for its subscribers, called Comforto. In it, clients have the possibility of acquiring a set of antennas and a STB to access 24 months of basic programming. As with other prepaid plans of the company, customers can also access additional content through top-ups. The offer is [...]

Brazil recorded 16.3 million pay TV accesses in August and continues to lose subscribers

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially reported that the country had 16,346,446 households with access to pay TV services in August. The regulator informed that there was a 1,505,120 subscribers decrease compared with the same month 2018. (-8,43%). Almost half of Brazilian households got their pay-TV service from Claro (Net), which recorded 8,071,921 subscribers and [...]

Brazil records 16.5 million pay TV clients in July and continues losing subscribers

Brazil recorded 16,538,988 households with pay TV accesses in July. The already mentioned figure means a 1,327,427 subscriptions less than July 2018, according to what was officially reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian telecommunications regulator.  In July, almost half of Brazilian households accessed to Pay TV services through Claro, whose operations in [...]