Tag Archives: Vivo

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 [...]

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 [...]

Telefonica continues with its FTTH and IPTV development and covered more than 10 million HPs in Brazil

In its Q3 2019 results report, Telefonica Brazil – where it operates under the Vivo brand – added 33 new cities to its FTTH network between January and September, which, to date, amount to 154, taking into account the 121 where the company deployed FTTH in 2018. At Q3 2019, the company has also covered [...]

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 [...]