Monthly Archives: January 2019

Uruguayan Pay TV surpassed 700 thousand subscribers in June 2018

Uruguayan Pay TV services increased 1.58% its subscribers in June 2018, totalizing 735 thousand. This numbers means a 2.11% growth in comparison with June 2017, according to information published by URSEC (Regulatory Unit of Communications Services). Even if Cable is still the main connexion technology, with 56% of the market, it was the service which [...]

TV paga disminuye suscriptores en Venezuela desde 2015

La TV paga reportó 4.640.925 suscriptores en Venezuela en el primer trimestre de 2018. Según el último reporte de la Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel), el país continúa perdiendo suscriptores desde el último trimestre de 2015. Entre diciembre de 2015 y marzo de 2018, la televisión paga de Venezuela perdió 418.531 suscriptores. De acuerdo con [...]

Venezuelan Pay TV decreases subscribers since 2015

Pay TV market reported 4.640.925 subscribers in Venezuela in the first quarter 2018. According to National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), this service continues lowing its subscribers since last quarter 2015. Between December 2015 and March 2018, Venezuelan Pay TV lost 418.531 subscribers. Conatel stated that Miranda, Zulia, Carabobo, Distrito Capital and Aragua are the cities with [...]

Grupo argentino lanzará DTH NiceTV en marzo con empresas de China y Paraguay

El grupo argentino Interam confirmó que lanzarà en marzo su nuevo DTH “NiceTV”, utilizando la licencia que le concedió el Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom). Según Martín Amarilla, socio gerente del nuevo operador, empresas de China y Paraguay también participarán en el desarrollo. Estos socios ya trabajan en fabricar componentes como antenas, decodificadores y terminación [...]

Argentinian holding Interam will launch its DTH NiceTV in March with Chinal and Paraguayan companies

Argentinian holding Interam confirmed the launching of its new DTH  ‘NiceTV’, using the enabling license given by National Communications Agency (Enacom). Martín Amarilla, new operator managing partner and Chinese and Paraguayan companies will also take part in the  developing. Those partners already work in manufacturing components like antennas, set-top boxes and cable terminations in Mercosur, [...]

MultiChoice launches ‘Step Up’ Campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria starts the new year with a brand-new offer Step Up for DStv and GOtv customers. As from Tuesday, 15 January till Monday, 15 April 2019 the Step-Up campaign will offer all active and disconnected DStv Compact, Family and Access customers the occasion to pay for an upgrade package and get an enhancement to [...]

MBC rolls out ‘Shahid Original’ productions

MBC Group reiterated its aim to line up its digital offerings with a strong investment strategy for the next five years by starting with the launch of Shahid and Shahid Plus. Leading this progress will be former Hulu and accomplished digital media executive, Johannes Larcher, who joins MBC Group as Managing Director, Digital & VOD [...]

Benin to complete its DTT in June 2019

In Benin, the entire national territory could benefit from digital terrestrial television no later than June 2019. This was implied by Patricia Codjia, member of the steering committee for the transition to DTT. “Digital terrestrial television is already a reality in Benin. We are in the extension phase of the network. The entire population could [...]

Suscriptores de VTR anunciaron una demanda tras la eliminación de seis canales

Los suscriptores de la empresa chilena de telecomunicaciones VTR llevaron adelante una demanda en contra de la compañía, en respuesta a la eliminación de seis canales latinoamericanos de su grilla de programación: AMC, El Gourmet, Europa Europa, Film&Arts, Más Chic y Sundance TV. A modo de reempleazo, VTR incorporó las señales Azteca Cinema, Antena 3 [...]

El Salvador inicia su transición hacia la televisión digital terrestre

De acuerdo al anuncio realizado por la Superintendencia General de Electricidad y Telecomunicaciones (Siget), el canal 10 de El Salvador será el primero en emitir señal digital abierta. “El mundo transita de la televisión análoga a la digital, para dar mejor calidad en los servicios a la mayoría de la población. La transformación tecnológica y [...]