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Sky Play adds movies not released in Latin America to its catalog

Due to the movie theaters closure as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus), the Brazilian Pay TV channel Sky (AT&T) began offering this month the possibility of renting not-released movies in theaters in Latin America through its OTT , Sky Play. The first film available on the platform since May 7th is Emma, a [...]

Brazilian pay TV stops subscriber drop in February

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported today figures for the countrys pay TV market in February. According to what the regulator officially informed, Brazil recorded a 90,700 subscribers lost, less than half of the 220 thousand it had lost in January, and ended February with 15.47 million clients. These figures do not reflect the [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses 224 thousand subscribers in January

According to what Anatel reported regarding the first month 2020, Brazilian pay TV lost 224 thousand subscribers in January. This way, the pay TV subscribers base in the country now records 15.56 million customers, an amount similar to October 2012. All operators presented significant subscriber losses at the beginning of the year. Claro, for example, [...]

Sky adds the Mexican Pacific League and the Caribbean Series to its catalog

Sky Mexico and the Mexican Pacific League announced this week an agreement that grants the Mexican operator the rights to broadcast all games of the Mexican Pacific League (LMP) and the Caribbean Series, starting in the 2020-2021 season. Under the terms of the agreement, Sky will broadcast all the LMP games live and for HD [...]

CNN to be launched in Brazil on March 15th

Through a post on its official social networks, and one year after announcing its arrival at the country, CNN Brazil confirmed that its official launch date will take place on March 15th, both on TV and digital platforms. Although at first it was announced March 9th as the official one for the channels official launch, [...]

Algar Telecom exits cable and DTH markets

The Brazilian telecommunications company Algar Telecom is expected to announce soon that it will discontinue its DTH and cable TV operations, according to what the specialized website Telaviva reported. The company has ran an agreement with Sky to take over the customers who want to migrate to a new TV service. Telaviva reports that, according [...]

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 [...]