Monthly Archives: February 2019

Venezuela suma DTH y pierde suscriptores de TV paga

De acuerdo al informe de cifras del sector de telecomunicaciones al cierre del segundo trimestre de 2018, presentado por la Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel), la TV paga de Venezuela registró 4.651.707 suscriptores. La cifra representa una disminución del 2,84% en relación a la cantidad de clientes adheridos en el segundo trimestre de 2017, que [...]

Venezuela adds DTH and loses pay TV subscribers

According to the figures telecommunications field report at the end of the second quarter 2018, presented by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), Venezuelan pay TV  recorded 4,651,707 subscribers. These number means a 2.84% decrease in relation to the number of subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, which amounted to 4,787,451. The report mentions that, [...]

Multimedios pondría fin a su alianza con Chivas

Luego de que el equipo de fútbol mexicano Guadalajara -más conocido como Las Chivas- anunciara su regreso a la TV abierta de la mano de tres televisoras de ese país desde 2019, Multimedios, una de las cadenas que obtuvieron los derechos de transmisión de los partidos del equipo como local, estaría por concluir su vínculo [...]

Multimedios would end its alliance with Chivas

After Mexican football team Guadalajara – better known as Las Chivas – announced its return to FTA through three TV networks in that country since 2019, Multimedios, one of them which obtained local Chivas football matches broadcasting rights would be concluding its commercial relationship with the club. According to Mexican sports newspaper Record website, Multimedios [...]

TV paga de Brasil cae nuevamente en enero

De acuerdo a datos que difundió la Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), la TV paga de Brasil registró 17,5 millones de contratos activos en enero de 2019. El número representa una disminución del 0,8% con respecto a diciembre de 2018, y asciende a 3,6% en comparación con enero del año pasado. El único operador de [...]

Brazilian pay TV declines again in January

According to data provided by National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Brazilian pay TV recorded 17.5 million active contracts in January 2019. The number represents a 0.8% in comparison with December 2018, and rises to 3.6% compared to January last year. The only pay TV operator that showed growth between January 2018 and January 2019 was Oi, [...]

Disney debe vender Fox Sports en Brasil para concretar fusión con Fox

El Consejo Administrativo de Defensa Económica (CADE) decidió negarle a Disney la posibilidad de mantener Fox Sports en Brasil y le ordenó venderlo. La entidad entiende que la coexistencia  del canal deportivo junto a ESPN podría configurar un monopolio en el país. Con la venta de Fox Sports por Disney, cualquier otro grupo de medios [...]

Disney must sell Fox Sports in Brazil to merge with Fox

Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) decided to deny Disney the possibility of keeping Fox Sports in Brazil and ordered it to sell it. The entity believes that coexistence between Fox Sports and ESPN would create a monopoly in the country. With Fox Sports sale by Disney, any other media group would be able to acquire [...]

Safaricom is upgrading to a 400G network

Safaricom has just announced its plans to upgrade this backbone network, by using Huaweis end to end 400G solution to meet the growing data consumption needs of its customers. This new plan will replace its existing 100G backbone, increasing the capacity of network traffic carried between Mombasa, Nairobi and Kisumu “Today we use only 100G, [...]