Category Archives: Pay TV

Smithsonian Channel arrives at Brazil in Net’s programming

Brazilian Bandeirantes Communication Group officially announced the arrival of the pay TV Smithsonian Channel, available from next April 26th in HD and will offer its linear programming for subscribers, in Nets channel 590. With the Brazilian arrival, Smithsonian can be watched in 37 countries worldwide. Its offer includes non-fiction,travel,science, space exploration and nature contents, and [...]

SBT, Record and Rede TV to invest in Brazilian films realizations

Simba Content, a joint venture that brings together Brazilian pay TV channels Rede TV, Record and SBT, together with the Paris Entertainment production company and Paris Films distributor, ran an agreement to develop film productions, and they promise to make at least 11 this year. According to Renata Rezende, Paris Entertainments Executive Director, the aim [...]

Real Madrid TV is available in Mexico through Izzi

Mexican pay TV operator Izzi informed that it already has the official Real Madrid channel available to its subscribers. The network is called Real Madrid TV, and it is on the operators 504 (SD) and 899 (HD) channels from last Friday, April 12th, with a 24-hour programming and without any subscription cost. Into its most [...]

Personal launches Flow in Paraguay

Pay-TV operator Personal (Telecom) launched Flow in Paraguay, an IPTV service with new features that allow subscribers to watch live TV, series, movies and premieres from any device and anywhere. It is an OTT that includes more than a hundred channels and more than 90 in HD, and above 6,500 on demand content. Into the [...]

Uruguayan pay TV operators are digitized with Nagra and Bold

Eight Uruguayan pay TV operators, associated with the Uruguayan Television Chamber for Subscribers (CUTA), started their pay TV digital operations with Conax Contego, Nagras security platform, and Bold MSS as technical support supplier. Pay TV operators are Consorcio Libertad Digital SRL, Telecable La Paz, Cable Rocha, Cable Melo TV, Cable Lux TV, CablePlus, Carmelo Cable [...]

LaLiga advances against audiovisual piracy in Peru

Six Peruvian websites that broadcast matches from LaLiga Santander and other audiovisual content were blocked by the  Competition Defense and Intellectual Property Protection National Institute (INDECOPI), which granted five precautionary measures in favour of the highest football championships category from Spain. According to what LaLiga reported, the blocked websites were some of the most visited [...]

CDF adds new National B Division’s matches

Chilean Football Channel (CDF)  has added a new National B Division match to its live broadcasts, and totalizes two from the promotion that will be seen on the CDF Basic network. The channel inaugurated the modality by broadcasting matches between Santiago Morning and Copiapó, and Valdivia against Rangers, for the seventh fixture date.  Gustavo Minaker, [...]

StarTimes and MTN partnered for mobile internet

StarTimes Nigeria and MTN has partnered together to offer mobile internet to its subscribers on the network a special data bundle known as StarTimes ON mobile app.   With the video streaming bundles on StarTimes, subscribers can enjoy unlimited entertainment and video on demand (VOD) service at a cheaper data price than any other network [...]

StarTimes reduced its Pay-TV price in Kenya

StarTimes is reducing its subscription fees for its Kenyan market by 50 per cent. Viewers will be able to view its Nyota bouquet on a daily basis at $0.25 per day.   The monthly subscription fee has dropped from $42 to $22 on its Classic bouquet, and to $7 for the monthly Nyota rate.StarTimes is also [...]

America Movil requests license in Mexico with Claro TV

Newspaper El Economista reported that América Móvil asked the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) for a pay TV license in Mexico through a new subsidiary called Claro TV S.A. de C.V. -same brand that it uses in the region- and not through its mobile subsidiary Telcel (Radiomovil Dipsa), as it had previously transcended The IFT had [...]