Category Archives: DTH

SKY Brasil to launch more than 100 channels this year

Brazilian DTH operator SKY (AT&T) has announced that it will expand its programming offering with the launch of more than 100 channels before the end of the year. This initiative comes after SKY launched its new SKY-B1 satellite in February and its state-of-the-art transmission center in April. According to the operator, the launches will include [...]

DirecTV launches Prepaid HD service in Perú

DirecTV Peru has officially launched at a national level its Prepaid HD Kit, which includes a package with 140 channels (including video, audio and radio) 40 of them in high definition. The service offers a minimum recharge of S/20 (USD 6) or monthly recharges of S/65 (USD 19.7). The kit can be purchased in retail stores [...]

Telecom Argentina acquires TuVes in Paraguay

After announcing its intention to merge with Cablevisión, Telecom Argentina has acquired  a 70% stake in Paraguayan DTH operator TuVes (Inter Venezuela). In a statement, the company said its subsidiary Núcleo acquired the shares for USD 6,264. In addition, the company approved the capitalization of TuVes Paraguay for USD 12.6 million. The capital increase was [...]

SKY Brasil introduces new prepaid options

SKY Brazil (AT&T) has launched new recharge options for its prepaid customers. The new offer includes recharges ranging from 3 to 30 days, with TV channels Telecine, HBO, Premiere, Combate, Sexy Hot, SexPrive and Playboy TV. According to the company, customers can select a 30-day recharge of HBO channels for a price starting at $19.90 [...]

Dalkom signed deal with Intelsat to expand DTH services in Africa and Middle East

Intelsat announced that Dalkom Somalia has agreed for satellite services to expand its broadband and Direct-to-Home (DTH) services in East and Central Africa as well as the Middle East. The privately-owned operator based in Somalia signed a multi-year agreement with the firm and will export its broadband enterprise networks to South Sudan and Democratic Republic [...]

DStv deixa de transmitir canais da SIC em Angola

A operadora de TV por assinatura Multichoice, através da plataforma internacional DStv, deixou de transmitir os canais SIC Notícias e SIC Internacional África em Angola. A decisão é semelhante à tomada anteriormente pela operadora Zap, que em março passado deixou de oferecer os canais SIC Internacional e SIC Notícias nos mercados de Angola e Moçambique. “A [...]

Abertis to control 90% of Hispasat

Abertis closed an agreement with Eutelsat to buy its 33.69 % stake in satellite operator Hispasat for 302 million (USD 338 million). As result of this transaction, Abertis will increase its stake from current 57.05% to 90.74%. The operation is subject to approval by the Council of Ministers and is expected to be completed in [...]

Abertis controlará el 90% de Hispasat

Abertis concretó un acuerdo con Eutelsat para comprarle el 33,69% en la operadora satelital Hispasat por 302 millones (USD 338 millones). Con la compra, Abertis pasa de su actual 57,05% a controlar el 90,74%. La operación está sujeta a la aprobación del Consejo de ministros y se espera que esté completada en la segunda mitad [...]

Tata Sky launches two new services

Direct to Home firm Tata Sky launches a new service named Tata Sky Bollywood Premier. This service is an upgraded version of the Miniplex service and will serve the same purpose which is to premiere a Bollywood movie every week. The new service just like its predecessor will be available in SD and HD. The [...]