Tag Archives: Vivo

Pay TV loses 67 thousand subscribers in June and continues to drop during the pandemic in Brazil

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported the figures for pay TV in the country during June. According to the entity’s report, Brazil ended the sixth month of the year with 15.18 million subscribers, 67 thousand less than those it had in May. Although the pay TV subscriber base in Brazil continues to drp during [...]

Vivo records 13.1 million FTTH HPs and more than 800 thousand IPTV accesses

In its Q2 2020 results report presentation, Telefonica Brazil -where it operates under the Vivo brand, reported 805 thousand accesses to pay TV via IPTV and 13.1 million FTTH HPs in the period. The number of pay TV accesses via IPTV means a 63% of the company’s total TV client base. In addition, it means [...]

Vivo launches FTTH plans with Netflix subscription included

Telefónica launched in Brazil (where it operates under the Vivo brand) from last July 20th new plans for its FTTH internet customers, with Netflix subscription included. The initiative is similar to the one promoted by the Vivo Selfie package, which includes mobile phone plans with subscriptions to platforms such as Netflix, Rappi or Spotify. In [...]

Telefonica Brazil adds Amazon Prime Video on Vivo Play

The pay TV operator Vivo (brand under which Telefonica operates in Brazil) announced that, since this June 29th, it has integrated the Amazon Prime Video app on its Vivo Play platform, being the first Brazilian operator to offer this alternative. This way, Vivo TV subscribers in Brazil can access the Amazon Prime Video catalog from [...]

Brazil mitigates its pay TV subscribers drop and loses 55 thousand clients in April

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported the final numbers for the country’s pay TV market in April, in which the sector recorded 15.32 million clients. Although Brazil is still losing pay TV subscribers month by month, in April a decrease of 55 thousand customers was reported, the lowest number since December 2018. As a [...]

Brazil loses 89 thousand pay TV subscribers in March

According to the latest Anatel report, Brazilian pay TV had a further drop and lost 89 thousand clients in March, to record a total of 15.38 million in the country. The figures are similar to those presented by the regulator in February, when, even without the  Coronavirus pandemic effects, Brazil lost 90,700 subscribers, and ended [...]

Telefonica increases IPTV accesses and records 739 thousand FTTH HPs in Brazil

In its Q1 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Telefonica recorded 753 thousand pay TV accesses via IPTV in Brazil, where it operates under the Vivo brand. The figure shows 38 thousand accesses more than the 715 thousand recorded at the end of 2019, and an increase of 136 thousand in relation to the 617 thousand [...]

Telefonica grows in IPTV and increases its FTTH network deployment in Brazil

Telefonica released today its Q4 2019 quarterly results report for Brazil, where it is known under the Vivo brand. During the period, the company recorded 715 million pay TV accesses via IPTV, 23% more than the 579 million accesses recorded at the end of 2018. Likewise, Vivo Pay-TV ARPU is valued at R$ 108.5 (USD [...]

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 [...]

Telefonica restructures its operations in Latin America and bets on Brazil and other markets outside the region

Telefónica announced a new action plan, which includes decoupling its operations in Latin America (not including Brazil) and focusing its business in Brazil, Spain, the United Kingdom and Germany. The announcement was made by José María Álvarez-Pallete, Executive Chairman of the Telefónica Group through a letter to the entire community of the company, entitled The [...]