Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Pay TV asks for regulatory changes to combat piracy in Chile

Content providers, pay TV operators and technology suppliers that are part of the Alianza contra la Piratería de Televisión Paga (Alliance Against Pay TV Piracy) asked the Chilean government for progress in the approval of the bill that modifies the General Telecommunications Law in order to establish sanctions against illegal TV offer. The request came [...]

Broadband leads in Latin America, pay TV goes through a new stage

During NexTV Series Argentina, Carlos Blanco, Research director at Dataxis, offered an overview of the pay TV and OTT market in Latin America. According to the analysis, pay TV is going through a new phase and operators are focused on connectivity and content aggregation through multi-screens. In this context, in Q417 broadband took the lead [...]

Pay TV in Chile grows 8% in 2017

Chiles Subsecretary of Telecommunications (Subtel) published its latest statistics of the pay TV market. According to the agency, the country registered 3.29 million total subscribers in 2017, which represented an annual growth of 8%. According to the data, cable and IPTV subscribers reached 1.63 million, up 10.2% from previous year. On the other hand, satellite [...]

Telefónica ends Q1 with 4.67 million pay TV subs

Telefónica presented its Q118 report, the first with the new structure for Latin America. In the region, the company registered 4.67 million pay TV subscribers, of which 1.6 million belong to Brazil, 2.1 million to the Hispanoamérica Sur division and 1 million to Hispanoamérica Norte. Brazil is Telefónica’s main pay TV market. In this country, [...]

América Móvil still interested in TV license in Mexico

América Móvil Chief Executive Daniel Hajj said in a conference with analysts that the company continues discussing with Mexican regulator IFT the possibility of obtaining a license to provide pay TV in the country. we’re still interested in having TV, said Hajj. It’s the only place in the world that we’re not allowed to have [...]

Claro starts offering pay TV in Argentina

Claro (América Móvil) has started offering its new pay TV service via IPTV to a small number of customers in Vicente López, a city located in Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina, according to what NexTV News Latam could find out. Since the beginning of this year the company has the license to offer pay TV in [...]

IFT denies Telmex license to offer pay TV in Mexico

Telmex asked the Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) for a license to offer pay TV in Mexico since the company will carry out its functional separation, as it was requested by the regulator. However, the IFT denied that request, according to El Universal. In its separation plan, the company requested that the regulator “confirm the [...]

Brazils Anatel approves new pay TV rules

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has approved new rules for the pay TV market. Among the changes, the regulator established that local free-to-air TV channels must negotiate their distribution deals directly with pay TV operators. According to the agency, FTA channels will have to sign individual distribution agreements with each operator. The channels may demand [...]

NexTV Series Argentina: Operators to debate the new pay TV competition

The countrys leading operators will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17 in Buenos Aires, to discuss the new strategies and challenges they will face with the arrival of new competition. Starting this year, Argentina moved towards the convergence of services and this allows telecommunications companies to enter [...]