Tag Archives: Vivo

Brazilian pay TV subscriber base continues to decline, but manages to slow its negative curve in June

The pay TV market in Brazil continues to record losses in terms of subscribers. Last May, the sector achieved less than 14 million subscribers for the first time since 2012 and, in June, according to the figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the [...]

FiBrasil, joint venture created between Telefonica and CDPQ, starts operating in Brazil

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Brazil are branded as Vivo, has announced that FiBrasil has officially started operating  in the country. The new company is called FiBrasil Infraestrutura e Fibra Ótica S.A., and it is a  neutral fiber optic operator created by Telefonica Brasil, Telefonica Infra -the company’s infrastructure unit-, and the global investment [...]

Brazil reports less than 14 million pay TV subscribers in May and loses 156 thousand clients so far this year

According to the latest data reported by the Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações in Brazil, the entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in that country, the pay TV market ended in May with a total of 13,994 million subscribers, thus reporting similar figures to those of April 2012. According to Anatel, the countrys pay [...]

Brazilian TV network Loading cancels its operations six months after its launch

According to information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the Loading TV  channel, originally launched in the country in December 2020, and focused on esports, anime, series and other entertainment content for youth audiences, has canceled its entire original programming grid at the end of May, and fired 50 employees. Up to now, the [...]

Brazilian pay TV doubles its subscribers drop in April compared to 2020

According to the figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) in Brazil, during April the countrys pay TV market lost 156.9 thousand subscribers, and ended the fourth month of the year with a total of 14.15 million subscribers, deepening the decline in customers that it has been reporting in recent months. Brazilian pay [...]

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 [...]

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% [...]