Category Archives: Pay TV

VTR to broadcast Lollapalooza 2019 on VTR Play and Replay TV

Chilean pay TV operator VTR Marketing Manager, Patricio Fuentes, announced that this years music festival Lollapalooza edition will be available for its subscribers on the Replay TV platform, which will allow them to watch the events content again for a 48-hours period. Chilean channel will also broadcast the festival live  through VTR Play application, so [...]

Coloral TV joins Argentine Pay TV programming grid in April

Coloral TV, the Argentine TV channel focused on lifestyle content, will be available from next April 1st on Argentines pay TV operator Telecentro, on channel 515. Their offer includes weekly premieres, special programs and VOD content to watch from computers, cell phones or tablets. The monthly subscription costs  USD 3.6, with the first month for [...]

CNN launches its brand in Brazil and defines its new studios location

CNN Brazil, which is expected to start operating in the country during this years second half, launched its brand in the country and reported that it will establish its offices and studios on Paulistas Avenue, in San Pablo. The logo includes the traditional CNNs design, with the word “Brazil” under, created by the designers team [...]

Movistar TV becomes the official Lima 2019 Pan-American Games pay TV broadcaster

Movistar TV will officially broadcast the Pan-American Games 2019, to take place in Lima, Peru. The agreement ran by the Special Project XVIII Lima 2019 Pan-American Games and Parapan American Games Preparation and Development, and Media Networks Latin America S.A.C. grants Movistar TV the authorization to  release all the disciplines, exclusive content reproduction and the [...]

Chilean Football Channel to broadcast five matches for free this week

Chilean Football Channel (CDF) will broadcast five matches for free of charge between this Thursday and Saturday, including the South American Cup, the Chilean Super Cup and three National Teams friendly international matches The offer will be valid for clients from Movistar, Claro, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, GTD Manquehue, Telefonica del Sur and TV Red. The [...]

Canal+ to deploy its pay TV offer in Ethiopia

Canal + will soon deploy its pay-TV offer in the coming weeks in Ethiopia. The company has reached an agreement with Mr. Teodros for the distribution of the channels of Vivendi’s subsidiary in Ethiopia. The agreement was signed during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Ethiopia. It should be noted that the country’s [...]

CDF to broadcast all South American Cup matches in HD

Chilean Football Channel (CDF) announced it will broadcast all 2019 South American Cup matches in HD, and not only those played by Chilean teams and players, as it has been reported at first. We have been broadcasting important matches since the beginning of this Cup. However, taking the relevance of this tournament into consideration, our [...]

StarTimes rolls out Next Generation TV

StarTimes is presenting its newest product, the latest generation of television set, StarTimes Smart TV. The Smart TV offers more than 100 popular applications, including YouTube, Deezer or TED and provides series of free video games for adult or children. The management of StarTimes declared the new product is presented in two sizes, 50 and [...]

Venezuela adds DTH and loses pay TV subscribers

According to the figures telecommunications field report at the end of the second quarter 2018, presented by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), Venezuelan pay TV  recorded 4,651,707 subscribers. These number means a 2.84% decrease in relation to the number of subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, which amounted to 4,787,451. The report mentions that, [...]

Brazilian pay TV declines again in January

According to data provided by National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Brazilian pay TV recorded 17.5 million active contracts in January 2019. The number represents a 0.8% in comparison with December 2018, and rises to 3.6% compared to January last year. The only pay TV operator that showed growth between January 2018 and January 2019 was Oi, [...]