Category Archives: Pay TV

VTR brings TVI / Filmocentro Group channels back in August

After a decision made by the Chilean Supreme Court of Justice, the pay TV operator VTR started to negotiate with TVI / Filmocentro Group and will finally add the removed channels Zona Latina, Via X, ARTV and Via X2 HD to its programming grid from next August 16th.  Supreme Courts verdict forced VTR and TVI [...]

Pay TV operators face the OTT integration model and new ways of content consumption

During the last Nextv Series Colombia edition, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogotá, Rodrigo Marquez Pulido, Product Leader at Claro Colombia, Ricardo Minari, VP Latam at SeaChange, Julio Cesar Gomez, General Manager at TeleVVD and Pedro Torres, Associate Director at SiriusTV +, starred in the [...]

History to broadcast documentary about Brazil’s participation in Second World War

Aimed to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Brazilian Amy participation in World War II, the pay TV channel History will premiere the special Navalha: Um Batalhão Brasileiro na Linha Gótica” next Sunday.  The content, which will be broadcast as a documentary under the direction of Durval Lourenço Pereira, will focus on the trajectory of the [...]

Sky Brazil tests to offer live pay TV through streaming

In an attempt to stop subscribers lost recorded in its customers base, pay TV operator Sky Brazil evaluates offering a new  live linear programming format, exclusively through streaming. Online tests with Brazilian pay TV channels -including FTA TV channels, began last month. In a first stage, the model will only be available to subscribers who [...]

Telefonica Peru grows in pay TV and FTTH in Q2 2019

In its Q2 2019 quarterly results report, Telefonica Peru reported operating revenues valued at USD 609.9 million. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1% fall related to the same period 2018. According to the company, revenues from local telephony, internet and pay TV services recorded USD 235.7 million, which means a 0.8% growth compared to [...]

DStv introduces Newzroom Afrika, a 24-hour news service on its platform

MultiChoice Africa has introduced a new 24-hour news service, Newzroom Afrika, on the DStv platform. It is accessible to customers on all DStv packages. The development of news service comes just two months after the service was rolled out in South Africa. It comprised programmes like Your View Africa Round Table, presented by South African [...]

America Movil expects to offer pay TV in Mexico at the end of the year

America Movil expects the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve the request to offer pay TV in the country. Daniel Hajj, CEO of the company, informed in an analysts conference that they hope to have the license before the end of the year. The executive mentioned that the regulator is making an internal review [...]

StarTimes partners with MLW to air ‘Fusion’ in Africa

Major League Wrestling has recently announced it has entered into an agreement to broadcast its flagship weekly hour-long program MLW Fusion non-exclusively in Africa on StarTimes. The partnership will commence this summer with weekly episodes of MLW FUSION. The African region is extremely important to Major League Wrestling, and we are thrilled to begin this [...]

Venezuela loses more than 70 thousand pay TV subscribers in Q4 2018

In its Telecommunications Area Figures Report belonging to the fourth quarter 2018, Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) recorded 4,623,817 pay TV subscribers in the country. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1.51% fall compared to last years same period, where there were 4,694,862 pay TV subscribers in Venezuela. From the total pay TV subscribers already [...]