Category Archives: Pay TV

Mexican Pay TV reached more than 22 million subscribers in 2018

As reported by the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), mexican Pay TV ended the second quarter 2018 with 22.458.619 subscribers. This means a 1.6% growth compared to the same previous year period. Pay TV accesses by cable totalized 8.4 million in second quarter 2017, while satellite accesses were 13.2 millions, and IPTV accesses were 662.360. Mexican [...]

Azam TV hosts Sinema Zetu International Film Festival 2019

The 2nd Sinema Zetu International Film Festival (SZIFF) started on 1st of January 2019. These 53 days long festival focus on ‘Swahili Panorama’ and World Cinema’. Swahili Panorama represents Feature Films, SERIES, Dramas, Short Films & Documentaries produced in Swahili.   ‘World Cinema represents movies from any country/language, produced or subtitled in English. Thus, any movie [...]

Cable Network Egypt (CNE) renewed its agreement with beIN

BeIN Sports has restarted airing its linear TV channels in Egypt just one day after the network went off air following a disagreement with cable operator Cable Egypt (CNE). An agreement has been reached after the lengthy negotiations between Cable Network Egypt (CNE) and beIN to offer football fans in Egypt the opportunity to enjoy sporting [...]

Uruguayan Pay TV surpassed 700 thousand subscribers in June 2018

Uruguayan Pay TV services increased 1.58% its subscribers in June 2018, totalizing 735 thousand. This numbers means a 2.11% growth in comparison with June 2017, according to information published by URSEC (Regulatory Unit of Communications Services). Even if Cable is still the main connexion technology, with 56% of the market, it was the service which [...]

Venezuelan Pay TV decreases subscribers since 2015

Pay TV market reported 4.640.925 subscribers in Venezuela in the first quarter 2018. According to National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), this service continues lowing its subscribers since last quarter 2015. Between December 2015 and March 2018, Venezuelan Pay TV lost 418.531 subscribers. Conatel stated that Miranda, Zulia, Carabobo, Distrito Capital and Aragua are the cities with [...]

MultiChoice launches ‘Step Up’ Campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria starts the new year with a brand-new offer Step Up for DStv and GOtv customers. As from Tuesday, 15 January till Monday, 15 April 2019 the Step-Up campaign will offer all active and disconnected DStv Compact, Family and Access customers the occasion to pay for an upgrade package and get an enhancement to [...]

Suscriptores de VTR anunciaron una demanda tras la eliminación de seis canales

Los suscriptores de la empresa chilena de telecomunicaciones VTR llevaron adelante una demanda en contra de la compañía, en respuesta a la eliminación de seis canales latinoamericanos de su grilla de programación: AMC, El Gourmet, Europa Europa, Film&Arts, Más Chic y Sundance TV. A modo de reempleazo, VTR incorporó las señales Azteca Cinema, Antena 3 [...]

TV paga brasileña perdió más de 520 mil suscriptores en 2018

La Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) anunció que el número de contratos activos al servicio de televisión por suscripción en Brasil se ubicó en 17.58 millones, manifestando de este modo una reducción de 521.700 suscriptores en los últimos 12 meses, es decir, una diferencia del 2.88%. Los cuatro grupos de mayor alcance en el mercado [...]

VTR subscribers announced a lawsuit after removal of six channels

Chilean Telecommunications company VTR subscribers decided to organize a class action lawsuit against the company, in response to the the removal of six Latin American TV networks from its grid: AMC, El Gourmet, Europa Europa, Film&Arts, Más Chic and Sundance TV. As a replacement, VTR added Azteca Cinema, Antena 3 Cine, Nick Jr, Antena 3 Series [...]