Monthly Archives: February 2019

Bolivia reached 600 thousand pay TV subscribers in 2018

According to the statistical report presented by Bolivian Telecommunications and Transport Regulation Authority (ATT),  pay TV market surpassed 600 thousand  subscribers in that country in 2018. Document also shows figures from mobile services, internet access and telephony. AAT report records 633,793 Bolivian pay TV subscribers in December 2018. The largest number was in La Paz, [...]

ANTV quiere modificar la fecha del apagón analógico en Colombia

El apagón analógico estaba previsto para realizarse en Colombia el 31 de diciembre de 2019. La Autoridad Nacional de Televisión (ANTV) de ese país, sin embargo, tiene abierta hasta el 1° de marzo la consulta para modificar la fecha del pasaje a TV digital.  Realizar el cese de emisiones analógicas el 31 de diciembre de [...]

ANTV wants to change Colombian analogic blackout’s date

Analog blackout was scheduled for December 31st, 2019 in Colombia. However, that country’s National Television Authority (ANTV), has until March 1st  to make consultations to modify DTT transition date. Ending up analog broadcasts on December 31st, 2019 means a risk to continue providing the service, reason why these Authority has started procedures for a regulatory [...]

Vivo distribuirá contenido de Globosat para suscriptores móviles

La compañía de telecomunicaciones brasileña Vivo distribuirá contenido de Globosat para sus suscriptores móviles, conforme establece el acuerdo que firmó con G2C, subsidiaria de Grupo Globo. De este modo, los suscriptores de Vivo podrán acceder a las plataformas de streaming que ofrece Globosat a través de sus respectivas aplicaciones. La oferta de Globosat para Vivo [...]

Vivo to distribute Globosat content for mobile subscribers

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo will distribute content from Globosat to its mobile subscribers, according to the agreement it signed with G2C, a Globo Group subsidiary. This way, Vivos subscribers will be allowed to access to streaming platforms offered by Globosat through their respective applications. Globosats offer for Vivo includes Premiere Play (USD 21.51); Combat Play [...]

Telefónica vende a Millicom sus filiales de Costa Rica, Nicaragua y Panamá

Telefónica acordó con Millicom la venta de sus filiales de Costa Rica, Nicaragua y Panamá. Según informó la Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), el importe de las operaciones es de USD 1650 millones, de los cuales USD 570,9 millones corresponden a Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 millones a Telefónica Panamá, y USD 430,2 [...]

Telefonica sells its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama to Millicom

Telefónica agreed with Millicom to sell its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. As reported by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the operations amount is USD 1,650 million, of which USD 570,9 million correspond to Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 million to Telefónica Panamá, and USD 430 , 2 million to Telefónica Nicaragua. [...]

MTN to officially introduce out-of-bundle data blocking in SA

In December 2017, MTN introduced an out-of-bundle (OOB) barring option, which enabled users to avoid out-of-bundle data usage. This system offered users a simple means to block OOB usage by dialling *141*0# and selecting the appropriate option. When choosing the option, users could select to turn the feature off and stop bill increase due to out-of-bundle spend. [...]

New talk show ‘Vim Talk’ available on Adom TV

Audiences of Adom TV will have the opportunity to watch as from Saturday, Afia Pokua, one of Adom FMs most prolific journalists, hosting her new brand-new show Vim Talk. Afias show will offer spectators the occasion to watch celebrities, media personalities and other persons of interest in a one-on-one interview setting within a 30-minutes runtime. [...]

OSN rolls out new ‘flexible’ package in Saudi Arabia

OSN has introduced a flexible pay-TV package for subscribers in Saudi Arabia. The introduction of El Farq, meaning The Difference in Arabic has been on a three-month trial in the Kingdom. OSN announced El Farq has already earned a positive feedback from subscribers and remarkable sales growth. The Managing Director of Saudi Arabia, Bandar Al [...]