Category Archives: Pay TV

Argentine MSO Telecentro stated 525 thousand TV subs

Argentine MSO Telecentro has 525 thousand cable TV subscribers, revealed for the first time its owner Alberto Pierri, in an interview with local newspaper Infobae. In addition, he added that in total they have 850 thousand subscribers among their TV, Internet and telephony services. The businessman acknowledged that they are noticing a declining trend of [...]

Dominican Republic suspends Univision broadcast on Telecable Central

The National Copyright Office (Onda) of the Dominican Republic ruled in favor of the Spanish-speaking Univision channel and ordered cable TV operator Telecable Central to suspend the broadcast of the channel. The North American company filed a complaint for illegal transmission of its channel. The provision of Onda is a “precautionary suspension” informed its authorities, [...]

Brazil’s Algar Telecom of Brazil lost pay TV subs for the third consecutive period

Brazilian operator Algar Telecom reported in its third quarter of 2018 a further drop in its direct-to-consumer segment of pay TV. It lost 5 thousand revenue generating units (RGU), closing the period with a total of 82 thousand. In this way, the Cable and Satellite TV operator recorded its third consecutive quarterly loss, since in [...]

Telecentro from Argentina sold 20 thousand units of the new remote control with voice command

Telecommunications Operator from Argentina, Telecentro, unveiled that has already sold 20 thousand units of the remote control with voice command that offers its TV service. The new product began to be commercialized on November 1 st. The information was given within the official presentation of the remote control. The goal is to avoid the text [...]

Canal+ launches B2B distribution in Africa

The Canal+ Group announces the launch of Thema Distribution, a new business activity of Canal+ International, in charge of the distribution and sale of audio-visual content in Africa and internationally. The creation of Thema Distribution is part of the Groups strategy to develop African content on all media, and in particular content produced or acquired [...]

StarTimes secures 3-year exclusive media rights for Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana

Africas digital TV operator StarTimes and Lega Serie A reached a 3 years deal for the exclusive all media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the agreement, StarTimes claims the exclusive rights of the two Italian premier Cup competitions in English, French, Portuguese and African indigenous [...]

StarTimes to dub UEFA Europa League matches in Twi

StarTimes subscribers will be served with Twi commentary in the biggest matches of the UEFA Europa League. StarTimes becomes the first Pay-Tv service provider in Ghana to localize football commentary on TV following the initiative to run Twi commentary over German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and the UEFA Europa League. StarTimes localized Ghanaian channel, Adepa [...]

OSN brings new seasons of House of Cards, The Last Kingdom, The Gifted across the MENA

OSNs November line-up offers comprise of the most awaited shows of the season. From the highly anticipated new seasons of popular series such as House of Cards final season, which comes to viewers in the Middle East at the same time as the US, to brand new Arabic shows and thought-provoking documentaries-premiering every Saturday. Subscribers [...]