Tag Archives: Pay-TV

ESPN Extra joined 26 new broadbands providers in Brazil

ESPN Extra, newest ESPN linear channel, joined into 26 broadbands providers snf 22 pay TV operators offers package in Brazil. In 2018, the company was distributed by 48 new partners and surpassed 4 million subscribers.   Pay TV operators and Internet broadbands providers recognize the need to satisfy sports fans wherever they are, offering the [...]

America Movil confirmed it requested a pay TV license in Mexico through Telcel

Daniel Hajj, America Movil General Director, pointed that to give pay TV, we have already sent our request. It is under review at the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), as reported on Wednesday in a conference call with analysts. Mobile subsidiary Telcel -through its legal name, Radiomóvil Dipsa-, has already started procedures to avoid the prohibition [...]

Discovery Kids Media to launch in Latin America

Discovery International announced Discovery Kids Medias (DKM) launching for Latin America and others countries worldwide to develop, produce and distribute children content -both animated and live action- for linear and digital platforms. With a more than 20 years track in Latin American market, Discovery Kids still has a great success as a leader pay TV [...]

Fox also suffered Latin American devaluations impact

In Foxs last quarter financial results report presentation, the company reported that its pay TV (Cable Network Programming) unit operating revenues growth was negatively impacted by 5% for foreign exchange fluctuations, primary in Latin America. US pay TV business revenues grew 7% related to the same month the previous year, led by fees increment for [...]

Movistar will bring addressable TV advertising to Latin America

Movistar+ started its new Addressable TV project in Spain, and it wants to bring it to Latin America this year. Initiative -carried out together with Procter & Gamble- segmented watchers it three-type households. Each home, in its linear TV consuming, will only see those campaigns in which it is target audience. This way, it will [...]

Cofece would have approved Disney and Fox merger

 As Telecommunications Law Institute (IDET) reported, Economic Competition Federal Commission Plenary (Cofece) analyzed Disney and Foxs merger and would have approved it in last January 31st session. It has transcended that Cofeces  commision for what it makes to markets they had to analyze (movies, DVDs and marketing), they found no reason to worry about possible [...]

Brazil lost half a million subscribers in 2018

According to Anatel data, Brazilian market lost 550 thousand pay TV subscribers in 2018 and decreased in 17.57 million. Largest operators (Claro, Sky, Telefonica, Algar) all declined with the only exception of Oi, which increased slightly. Among the biggest falls is the evangelical DTH Nossa TV, which ended the year with a third of its [...]

Ancine to pronounce on AT&T and Warner merger in second term

Ancines broad (Brazilian National Film Agency) defined a timetable for regulatory analysis of the merger between AT&T and Time Warner, which will include seven stages and should conclude in the second half of 2019. Analysis will include the following steps: a gathering information process, market agents affected by the operation pronouncements, Market Follow-up Superintendence manifestation, [...]

America Movil subsidiary requested Pay TV license in Mexico

An America Movil subsidiary -the group that also includes Telmex- would have requested at the end of 2018 to the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) the authorization to offer video and “restricted television” (pay TV) in Mexico, according to what business local newspaper El Economista reported. The newspaper also supports that “several sources consulted on regulation [...]

Tigo launches Amazon Prime Video in Colombia and Latin America

  Tigo (Millicom) will integrate Amazon Prime Video for its Colombian customers starting today and in the next months in the rest of its  Latin American operations, to bring entertainment content to its more than 32 million mobile and 3.6 million cable customers. Subscription will cost USD 5.99, with three months free, both for customers [...]