Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Colombia’s ETB reports loss but gains pay TV, Internet subs

The Telecommunication Company of Bogotá (ETB) announced the financial results for the first half of the year in which it reported a loss of CO $ 113 billion (USD 38 million) due to depreciation and amortization of investments from previous years. However, the company highlighted “the addition of more customers and growth rates higher than [...]

Chiles Entel Q2 pay TV revenue up 22%

Telecommunications company Entel Chile presented its Q217 report in which it reported pay TV revenues of Ch$ 8.4 billion (USD 12.8 million), up 22% compared to previous year (in local currency) and 5.8% compared to Q117. This increase was associated with growth in RGUs (+18%), reaching a total base of 135,000 at the end of [...]

Tigo, Personal drive Paraguayan pay TV growth

Paraguay ended 2016 with more than 549,000 pay TV subscribers, up 11% compared to previous year. Tigo and Personal added the most subscribers, according to data from regulator Conatel, published by Paraguay.com.py. Tigo, the market leader, reported 273,000 subscribers, up 14% than previous year (34,000 subs). The data do not reflect the subscribers of its [...]

Mexicos pay TV shows small Q1 growth

Mexico’s Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) released the first quarter results of its Telecommunications Information Bank (BIT in Spanish) in which it reported 19.5 million pay TV subscribers and 16.1 million Internet subs. According to BIT data, total pay TV subscriptions grew by 1.9% compared to the same period last year, but fell by 0.1% compared to [...]

Chile reached 3.11 million pay TV subscribers in Q117

Chile’s Sub-Secretariat for Telecommunications (Subtel) presented the Q117 results of the pay TV market. According to the report, the subscriber base reached 3.11 million, representing a growth of 1.9% compared to the previous quarter and 4.6% compared to March 2016. At the end of first quarter, VTR, the largest market operator, reached a 33.8% market share, [...]

Brazil lost more than 136,000 pay TV subs in May

According to data provided by Brazilian regulator Anatel, the countrys pay TV base lost 136,787 subscribers (-0.73%) in May compared to previous month and recorded 18.64 million. In the last twelve months, the market lost 262,565 customers (-1.39%). Of the groups reported by the regulator, Oi showed the highest growth, both in May in the [...]

Uruguay ended 2016 with 731,000 pay TV subscribers

According to a recent report by regulator Ursec, Uruguay ended 2016 with 731,000 pay TV subscribers, 2.1% more than the previous year. Of this total, 39% of the subscribers were located in the capital Montevideo, and 61% in the rest of the country. In Montevideo, Cablevisión accounted for 23% of total subscriber base (66,350), followed [...]

Five large groups make up for two thirds of Latin American pay TV

According to Dataxis’ latest quarterly research (Q1 2017), the top five groups of pay TV operators (America Movil, AT&T, Televisa Group, Telefonica Group and Clarín Group) account for almost two-thirds of the market. The top three capitalizes on more than half of the market. The leader, America Movil, gathers one fifth of the subscribers of [...]