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Brazil loses almost 200 thousand pay TV subscribers and reports the biggest customers drop so far this year

According to figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) in Brazil, and quoted by the specialized website Telaviva, the pay TV market in that country ended March with just over 14.3 million subscribers. According to the entity, the country lost 198.5 thousand clients during the month, which was the most significant drop so [...]

Telefonica’s mobile customers in Brazil can now access Starzplay

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefonica) has announced last week a partnership with Starzplay, through which Vivo’s mobile customers will be able to hire the Starz (Lionsgate) platform and pay the subscription directly from the  companys monthly invoice, without the need to use credit cards. Although the value of the original Starzplay subscription is valued at [...]

Pay TV subscribers base continues to decline and stands below 15 million subscribers since November in Brazil

According to the latest information reported by the Brazilian Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), telecommunications regulator in the country, the pay TV market ended January with 14,644 million subscribers, 184 thousand customers less than the 14,828 million reported in December 2020. Likewise, the entity reported that, during the last year, the area reported a 4.97% [...]

Telefonica and CDPQ create FiBrasil and plan to reach 5.5 million FTTH HPs in 4 years

Telefonica Group and global investment group Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), headquartered in Quebec, Canada, have officially announced this last Tuesday, March 2nd that they have run an agreement to build, operate and develop a natural and independent optical fibre wholesale network in Brazil, which is called FiBrasil Infraestrutura e Fibra Ótica [...]

Brazilian Campeonato Carioca launches with a combined premium pay TV, FTA TV and OTT model

The Rio de Janeiros Football Federation, located in Brazil (FERJ), is launching new models to broadcast the Campeonato Carioca, a professional football league whose 2021 edition began this week and brings together the main clubs in Rio de Janeiro. The competition can be watched both via OTT, as well as on pay TV and FTA [...]

Pay TV ends 2020 with a 5.6% loss on its subscribers base in Brazil

According to information recently reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), the telecommunications regulator in Brazil, the pay TV market recorded a 5.6% loss on its total subscribers base during 2020, and 828 thousand customers less compared to 2019. The sector ended the year with 14,856 million subscribers, continuing the decline in customers that [...]

Oi adds direct access to Netflix on its IPTV offer, which already features 90 thousand subscribers

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian pay TV operator Oi has added Netflix as part of its IPTV offer, called Oi TV Fibra. With this benefit, the company’s customers can access the OTT directly through their STBs. The operator does not allow to pay the Netflix subscription on its monthly bill, but [...]

TV paga de Brasil pierde suscriptores y registra cifras similares a julio de 2012

El mercado de TV paga en Brasil cerró el mes de noviembre de 2020 con una base inferior a los 15 millones de suscriptores, hecho que no tenía lugar en el país desde julio de 2012. Según reportaron diferentes websites especializados citando datos del regulador local Anatel, durante el anteúltimo mes de 2020, el mercado [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses subscribers and reports similar figures to July 2012

The Brazilian pay TV market ended November 2020 with a less than 15 million subscribers base, a fact that had not taken place in the country since July 2012. As reported by different specialized websites quoting reports from the local regulator Anatel, During the eleventh to last month of 2020, the pay TV market recorded [...]

Brazil loses pay TV subscribers again in September

According to the latest report from Anatel, as reported by  specialized websites, after having experienced a rise in subscribers in August, Brazilian pay TV market ended September with 57 thousand customers less in relation to the eighth month of the year, now recording 15.07 million subscribers. According to Anatel, Claro lost 71.7 thousand clients during [...]