Category: Pay TV

Telefonica presented its results for the fourth quarter of 2016 in which it reported 4.63 million pay TV accesses in Latin America (including Brazil). Pay TV operations in Chile, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela (included in Hispanomérica unit), under the Movistar brand, reached 2.92 million accesses, up 3.8% compared to previous year. However, in Q416 Telefónica lost […]


SPI International/FilmBox Channels Group announced that it has signed a multi-year multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas to distribute ten HD channels and one Ultra HD channel to homes across the Americas. Starting on March 1, SPI International will leverage two Eutelsat satellites to take its channels to a broad audience across the region. Eutelsat 113 […]


Chilean pay TV operator VTR will add seven new HD channels to its lineup to reach a total of 70 channels in high definition. They will be available free of charge to subscribers and will be added gradually before April 1. The new channels are Golden HD, Fox Sports HD, E! HD, TLC HD, Boomerang […]


CANAL+ Afrique, the subsidiary of Canal+ Overseas which is the Canal+ channel for the African continent, will be offering ‘The White Slave’ to its viewers across over 20 countries spanning over the sub-Saharan Africa. ‘The White Slave is a Colombian series consisting of 62 episodes lasting for one hour each. It is produced by Caracol […]


The news has been announced by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). The NBA Africa Game 2017 (NBA’s second game in Africa), will be kicking off in the month of August this year in South Africa. The official broadcaster will be Kwesé TV, the African pay-tv platform, this time. […]


Venezuela’s government Wednesday ordered pay TV operators to take CNN en Español off the air. The Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) has opened an “administrative sanctioning proceeding” against CNN en Español for alleged “direct aggressions that infringe peace and democratic stability” of the country. According to the TV network, the decision came after CNN en […]


Brazilian regulator Anatel approved new changes in the shareholding structure of TV Alphaville. Patrícia Abravanel will control the company with 55% of shares, while Guilherme Stoliar will hold the remaining 45%. TV Alphaville is a pay TV operator that provides services in Barueri and Santana do Parnaíba, in the metropolitan area of Sao Paulo. Two […]


OSN, the pay TV operator in the Middle-East, is revamping its offering with new packages. Customers will now have a new collection of sports, movies and entertainment packs and will be able to create their choice according to their purchasing power. Five new HD packages will be offered and this include Entertainment Get Started, the […]