Category Archives: DTH

Argentina grants new DTH license

The National Communications Agency (Enacom) has granted a DTH license to Interam SRL, a company located in Formosa province, northeast region of Argentina. Initially, the company will invest AR$ 100 million (USD 4.9 million) in equipment. The first trials would begin in three months and the service would be operational in six months. The person [...]

Argentina otorga nueva licencia para DTH

El Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom) otorgó a la firma Interam SRL, de la provincia de Formosa, al norte de Argentina, una licencia para brindar DTH en el país. Inicialmente, la empresa invertirá AR$ 100 millones (USD 4,9 millones) en equipamiento. Las primeras pruebas comenzarían en tres meses y esperan tener el servicio operativo en [...]

AT&T files for IPO of minority stake in DirecTV Latin America

US telecommunications company AT&T announced the filing of a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a potential initial public offering (IPO) of a minority interest in Vrio Corp., a holding company for its Latin American digital entertainment services unit, DirecTV Latin America. In a statement, the company said it would [...]

AT&T prepara OPI de participación en DirecTV Latinoamérica

La empresa de telecomunicaciones AT&T presentó ante la Comisión de Valores de Estados Unidos (SEC) una declaración de registro para una potencial oferta pública inicial (OPI) de una participación minoritaria en Vrio Corp, una unidad de DirecTV Latin America. La compañía ofrecería sus acciones comunes clase A en la bolsa de Nueva York bajo el [...]

Argentina delays DTH approval decision

The telecommunications companies are waiting for their authorization to provide DTH in Argentina. According to Página 12 newspaper, which cites official and private sources, the government will not issue a DNU (decree of necessity and urgency) to authorize them to provide DTH and, instead, decided to debate the issue in the Congress. For several months [...]

Argentina retrasa decisión sobre entrada de las telcos al DTH

Las empresas de telecomunicaciones están a la espera de su autorización para brindar DTH en Argentina. De acuerdo a información del diario Página 12, que cita fuentes oficiales y privadas, el gobierno no emitirá un DNU (decreto de necesidad y urgencia) para autorizar el ingreso a la TV satelital y en cambio, optará por que [...]

Sky Brasil launches new campaign to promote its HD offer

Sky Brasil, the country’s leading DTH operator, launched a new campaign, called Sky é Mais, to promote its wide range of HD channels and the diversity of its pay-per-view programming. The pieces were produced by FCB Brasil agency. The advertising videos, starring Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen, are a tribute to great scenes of cinema and [...]

Sky Brasil promueve su oferta HD

Sky Brasil, principal operador DTH de ese país, lanzó una nueva campaña, denominada Sky é Mais, para promover su amplia oferta de canales HD y la diversidad de su programación pay-per-view. Las piezas estuvieron a cargo de la agencia FCB Brasil. Los videos publicitarios están protagonizados por la modelo Gisele Bündchen y presentan un homenaje [...]

DirecTV Latin America ended 2017 with 13.6 million subscribers

AT&T reported its fourth quarter financial results. The company said that DirecTV Latin America recorded 139,000 net adds in Q417 and reached 13.6 million total subscribers. This figure does not include Sky Mexico (Televisa-AT&T), which had approximately 8.0 million subscribers as of September 30, 2017. According to AT&T report, Sky Brasil added 70,000 customers in [...]