Monthly Archives: October 2018

Content and Cable segments drive Televisa sales

Grupo Televisa announced its financial results for the third quarter of the year. The company reported that net sales increased by 10.5% to MX$ 25,033 million (USD 1.3 billion), driven by the growth in sales of the Content and Cable segments. In the Content segment, third-quarter sales increased by 21.0% to MX$ 9,710 million (USD [...]

Los segmentos Cable y Contenidos impulsan las ventas de Televisa en el Q318

Grupo Televisa presentó sus resultados financieros de tercer trimestre del año. La compañía informó que las ventas netas aumentaron 10.5% a MX$ 25.033 millones (USD 1.291 millones), impulsadas por el crecimiento en las ventas de los segmentos de Contenidos y Cable. Las ventas del Q318 en el área de Contenidos aumentaron 21,0% a MX$ 9.710 [...]

Caribbean operators to discuss new pay TV and OTT models

The fifth edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, on November 1 & 2 at The Biltmore Hotel in Miami, will feature the participation of leading operators from Central America and the Caribbean in a special panel dedicated to new pay TV and OTT models in the region. The panel will discuss topics such as competition [...]

Operadores del Caribe se reúnen para analizar los nuevos modelos de TV paga y OTT

La quinta edición de NexTV CEO Latin America, el próximo 1 & 2 de noviembre en The Biltmore Hotel de Miami, contará con la participación de destacados operadores del Caribe y América Central en un panel especial dedicado a los nuevos modelos de TV paga y OTT en la región. Allí se debatirán temas como [...]

Airtel Kenya extends its 4G network in more towns

Airtel Kenya will extend the coverage of its high-speed 4G network to three more towns over the next four months. The Managing Director of Airtel Kenya, Prasanta Das Sarma declared, The telecom operator would take 4G network to Kisumu, Eldoret and Nakuru. Airtel launched its 4G network in Nairobi and Mombasa two months ago. Das [...]

SA operator Rain to roll out 5G network

South African mobile data network operator, Rain, will launch a new 5G wireless network in South Africa. Paul Harris, its president, unveiled the information at the investment conference in South Africa, which was held from 25 to 27 October 2018 in Johannesburg. The first application of Rain’s 5G network will be to provide very high-speed [...]

Vodafone introduces Talk to Browse in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has rolled out Talk to Browse (TTB), an exclusive offer that enables customers to browse free for every billed minute of local calls made. This exclusive offer enables customers to enjoy free data for every call they make. For every 1-minute call duration a subscriber instantly receives 10MB for free. In other words, [...]

DirecTV loses 73,000 subscribers in Q3

AT&T announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2018. In the report, the group reported that Vrio, the unit that comprises DirecTV businesses in Latin America, registered net losses of 73,000 subscribers during the period (even with gains in Brazil), “due to the completion of the World Cup”. The company ended the quarter [...]

DirecTV pierde 73 mil suscriptores en el Q3

AT&T presentó sus resultados financieros del tercer trimestre de 2018. En su reporte, el grupo informó que Vrio, la unidad que concentra las operaciones de DirecTV Latinoamérica, perdió 73 mil suscriptores (aun con adiciones en Brasil), “debido a la finalización de la Copa del Mundo”. La empresa cerró el trimestre con 13,6 millones de abonados. [...]