Category Archives: Pay TV

Telefonica Brazil closed 2015 with a 2.3% quarterly fall of Pay-TV subscribers

A empresa espanhola de telecomunicações Telefónica dona da Vivo e GVT, fechou o quarto trimestre de 2015 com 1,79 milhões de assinantes de TV paga no Brasil apresentados em seu relatório anual. Uma queda de 2,3% comparado com o trimestre anterior.   No Brasil, desde a consolidação da compra da GVT em maio de 2015, [...]

Brazilian Anatel recognizes mistake and states that Pay-TV market actually dropped in January

A Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel) divulgou uma nota na última sexta-feira, 26, alegando os erros referentes aos números dos assinantes da Claro HDTV em janeiro deste ano, o que levou a agência a divulgar que o mercado havia crescido no primeiro mês do ano, fato este que não é verdade.   O equívoco foi [...]

Advertising in Brazilian Pay-TV grew 32% and in Free-to-Air television by 4%

Kantar Ibope Media, que acompanha e monitora os principais meios de comunicação do país informa que a TV aberta, TV por assinatura, rádio, cinema e out-of-home tiveram crescimento no período, enquanto jornais e revistas tiveram perdas nominais. Um dos maiores crescimentos foi o da TV por assinatura, que passou de R$ 11,42 bilhões (2,64 bilhões [...]

Telefonica had record of new Pay-TV accesses in Latin America in 2015 and reached 4.6 million

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica filed its annual report for 2015 in which it noted a record of 538,000 new Pay-TV accesses in Latin America, reaching 4.6 million households in its Spanish-speaking America and Brazil divisions.   In Spanish-speaking America, it reached 2.8 million Pay-TV accesses, a year-to-year growth of 16%, with net additions of [...]

Televisa from Mexico presents positive 2015 results due to Pay-TV and would buy 100% of TVI

  Telecommunications company Televisa from Mexico presented its annual report for 2015 where it showed positive results driven by the growth of its Pay-TV operations. In addition, the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of that country approved with conditions the purchase of 100% of TVI or Cablevision Monterrey, operator shared since 2006 in equal parts with [...]

Brazil reaches six months of continuous Pay-TV subscriber drop

  Pay-TV in Brazil seems not to be able to recover and reaches six-month of continuous Pay-TV subscriber drop, according to figures from the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) of that country. Brazil went from 19.05 million subscribers in December 2015 to 18.99 million in January 2016, to reach a penetration of 28% of households.   America Movil [...]

Mediamax in Kenya acquires Ebru TV

Mediamax Network has acquired Ebru TV, a new entrant in the digital TV industry according to Businesstoday. Ebru is majority-owned subsidiary of Samanyolu Broadcasting Company (SBC), an international media corporation with headquarters in the US and operations in Germany, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Kenya, where it launched in 2006. Founded in 1993, SBC ‘s programming currently [...]

Multichoice slash prices in Nigeria

Multichoice Nigeria has announced a price slash on Explora and Zapper decoders bundled with the Compact bouquet. This decision is part of the various measures to mitigate financial difficulties faced by consumers in Nigeria Consequently, the Explora, dish kit with one-month Compact subscription initially sold at NGN 71000(US$ 356.34) has been reduced by more than [...]