Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Brazils pay TV lost over 171,000 subscribers in April

Brazilian regulator Anatel reported that in April, the pay TV market lost 171,233 subscribers (-0.90%) compared to previous month. In the last 12 months, the reduction was 147,471 subscribers (-0.78%). The total base registered 18.76 million clients. Oi posted the highest growth, both in April and the last 12 months: 1.63% and 15.78%, respectively. The [...]

Net promotes multiscreen strategy with bundled offer for broadband subscribers

Brazil’s main MSO, Net, announced new pay TV and broadband offerings, along with a new advertising campaign focused on the multiscreen concept. The operator’s fixed broadband users could already access the VOD platform called ‘Now Online’ with a catalog of 15,000 of Claro Video titles. Now, Net announced an option for these customers to have [...]

Conatel calls on pay TV companies to provide quality services

The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Venezuela is holding meetings with pay TV companies to monitor and evaluate the service they provide at the national level. The regulator said on its website that CANTV has already attended its meeting, as well as executives of SuperCable, while Intercable was called for next week. In the case [...]

Mexico reached 20.1 million pay TV subs in 2016

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of Mexico has published the statistical report for the fourth quarter of 2016. The pay TV market recorded 20.1 million subscribers, up 10% compared to Q4 2015. Grupo Televisa leads with 61.2% market share in December 2016 (Sky 38.1%, Cablemás 8.7%, Cablevisión 5.1%, Televisión Internacional 3.3%, Cablevisión Red 3.1% y [...]

Telefónicas pay TV growing in Peru, Colombia and Chile

Telefónica presented its financial statement for Q1 2017 in which it reported 4.6 million pay TV accesses in Latin America, down 0.7% compared to the previous year, due to the loss of subscribers in Brazil. However, pay TV base exhibited a “solid growth in all countries” of Hispanoamérica region, except in Venezuela. Brazil is Telefónicas [...]

Entels Q1 pay TV revenue up 26%

Telecommunications company Entel Chile has presented its Q117 report in which it registered pay TV revenues of Ch$ 7.95 million (USD 11.7 million), up 26% (in local currency) compared to same period last year. The company reached 131,000 DTH subscribers. Consolidated revenues during the quarter reached Ch$ 477.0 billion (USD 660 million), a 3% increase [...]

Latam pay TV escapes economic recession

Although some Latin American countries were in recession and others slowed its growth during 2016, this context did not affect the growth of the region’s pay-TV subscriber base, according to an analysis made by Dataxis. The results were announced on the webinar called “Is recession impacting pay TV in Latin America?” presented by Dataxis market [...]

Brazilian pay TV market falls again in March

According to data from regulator Anatel, Brazilian pay TV industry lost nearly 10,000 subscribers (-0.05%) in March, 2017, and ended the period with a total base of 18.6 million. The DTH provider SKY was the operator with the greatest growth during the month (+1.69%). In March, SKY added 88,000 subscribers and reached 5.3 million total [...]

Argentine pay TV operators ordered to carry LN+

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, [...]