Category Archives: DTH

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 [...]

Slim calls for greater DTH competition in Argentina

Mexican businessman Carlos Slim, owner of America Movil, talked about the regulatory changes that will come into effect in the telecommunications sector in Argentina. Slim stressed the need for several players to offer the same service in order to avoid the current situation in the satellite TV market, where there is only one company operating”. [...]

Movistar launches DTH in Nicaragua

Movistar has launched its DTH service in Nicaragua, which became the first Central American country where the company offers pay TV. The commercial offer includes two packages. The first one, called Pro HD, includes 74 channels, of which five are national channels, 54 are available in SD and 15 in HD, for USD 16.99 (plus VAT) [...]