Tag Archives: Pay-TV

The National Communications Entity (Enacom) of Argentina issued a resolution that established that pay TV operators “must guarantee the broadcasting of the news channell of national interest called LN + throughout the territory of the Argentine Republic.” Last March, the agency had issued a similar resolution, which established that operators must carry news channels TN, […]


Brazilian free-to-air TV networks Record, RedeTV and SBT announced that on March 29, after the analogue switch-off in Sao Paulo, they will abandon the lineups of pay TV operators Net, Claro HDTV, Sky, Vivo and Oi. In a statement, the broadcasters said that the operators “refuse to negotiate transmission rights with Record TV, SBT and […]


Brazilian Serie A soccer teams Palmeiras, Santos, Atlético Paranaense, Coritiba and Bahia announced that they have signed a commitment to negotiate the TV rights for free-to-air TV (FTA) and Pay-per-view (PPV). In Pay TV, the teams already signed agreements with Esporte Interativo (Turner). According to the president of the Deliberative Council of Atlético Paranaense, Mario Celso […]


The Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico (IFT), on March 2, determined that Grupo Televisa is dominant in pay TV services. This way, one of the first effects is that the company will have to start paying retransmission fees to free-to-air networks. Mexican Telecommunications law establishes that companies declared with substantial power cannot carry FTA channels […]


Telefonica presented its results for the fourth quarter of 2016 in which it reported 4.63 million pay TV accesses in Latin America (including Brazil). Pay TV operations in Chile, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela (included in Hispanomérica unit), under the Movistar brand, reached 2.92 million accesses, up 3.8% compared to previous year. However, in Q416 Telefónica lost […]