Category Archives: DTH

DirecTV, Puntonet sign deal in Ecuador

DirecTV Ecuador and Puntonet have signed an agreement to offer broadband (FTTH) and pay TV, initially in Quito and Guayaquil. The deal was approved by the Telecommunications Regulation and Control Agency (Arcotel). This way, the commercial teams of both companies will be able to offer a bundle with both services. Among the benefits for new [...]

DirecTV y Puntonet cierran acuerdo en Ecuador

DirecTV Ecuador y Puntonet firmaron un convenio para ofrecer en conjunto internet por fibra óptica y TV paga, inicialmente en Quito y Guayaquil. El convenio ya fue aprobado por la Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones (Arcotel). De esta manera, los equipos comerciales de ambas empresas podrán ofrecer un paquete con la oferta [...]

StarSat to enhance viewing experience in Africa

StarSat is bringing FilmBox Africa HD and FashionBox HD to the South African pay TV market on StarSats DTH and OTT platforms. Ms. Wu, CEO of On Digital Media, license holder of StarSat said, StarSat has gone to great lengths to enhance the quality and depth of its Pay TV entertainment offer in South Africa [...]

AT&T cancels IPO for DirecTV Latin America

AT&T announced that it has decided to withdraw its planned initial public offering (IPO) of shares of Vrio, its DirecTV business in Latin America. In a short statement, the company said the decision was made based on current market conditions. Last month, AT&T filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for [...]

AT&T cancela oferta pública de DirecTV Latinoamérica

AT&T decidió retirar la oferta pública inicial (OPI) de acciones de Vrio, la unidad de DirecTV en América Latina. La compañía dijo en un comunicado que la decisión estuvo basada en las actuales condiciones de mercado, aunque no ofreció mayores detalles. El mes pasado, la compañía había presentado una declaración de registro para una potencial [...]

Unbrossa selects Eutelsat to launch DTH in the Caribbean

Unbrossa (Unique Broadcasting Service) has signed a multiyear, multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas for the launch of its new low-cost DTH platform for the Caribbean, called Play. The company booked capacity on the Eutelsat 117 West B satellite. Play will offer over 125 channels, including 25 in HD. It is scheduled to launch in spring [...]

Unbrossa lanza DTH en el Caribe con Eutelsat

Unbrossa (Unique Broadcasting Service) concretó un acuerdo multianual con Eutelsat para el lanzamiento de Play, su nuevo servicio DTH de bajo costo para el Caribe. La compañía contrató múltiples transpondedores en el satélite Eutelsat 117 West B. Play tendrá 125 canales, incluyendo 25 en HD, además de una amplia variedad de paquetes asequibles, a partir [...]

DirecTV to offer FIFA World Cup matches in virtual reality

DirecTV announced that it will offer, for the first time, the 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in Virtual Reality (VR). The technology will be available to prepaid and postpaid clients in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Subscribers will be able to access the games through the DirecTV Sports [...]

DirecTV ofrecerá el mundial en realidad virtual

DirecTV anunció que ofrecerá, por primera vez, los 64 partidos de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Rusia 2018 en realidad virtual (VR). La tecnología estará disponible para clientes prepagos y pospagos en Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Uruguay y Venezuela. Los suscriptores del operador podrán acceder a los partidos a través de la aplicación [...]

AT&T announces launch of IPO for Latam pay TV business

AT&T announced the launch of the initial public offering (IPO) of Vrio Corp, the holding company for AT&T’s Latin American digital entertainment services units, DirecTV Latin America and SKY Brasil. The company plans to raise USD 609 million. AT&T said in a statement that it will offer 29.7 million shares at a price range of [...]