Category Archives: Pay TV

Canal+ to broadcast Basketball Africa League across Africa

Canal+ will broadcast the inaugural season of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), the new pan-African basketball competition launched in collaboration with the NBA and FIBA, bringing together the best African basketball clubs. As part of this multi-year agreement, Canal+ will air the competition in French for the next three seasons in sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar and [...]

Totalplay increases its pay TV subscribers base and adds 200 thousand new FTTH HPs at the end of Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, the Mexican pay TV operator Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) reported a total of 1,796 million pay TV subscribers, an area in which the company made a 55% growth compared to Q1 2020. In addition , the reported figure is also higher than the number of pay TV [...]

Ecuadorian pay TV market decreases its subscribers base again at the end of Q1 2021

According to the figures reported by the Ecuadorian Agencia de Regulacion y Control de Telecomunicacion, the countrys pay TV market ended in Q1 2021 with a total of 856.6 thousand subscribers, 94 thousand subscribers less than the 950,725 with which the area ended 2020. On the other hand, the figure reported in Q4 2020 has [...]

beIN Sports to broadcast exclusive show

beIN Sports has announced an exclusive show starring FIFA World Cup and French legend Marcel Desailly. The show will be hosted by Richard Keys and will be broadcast across beINs global network, including in the Middle East and North Africa. As the official broadcaster and the home of the FIFA World Cup across the Middle [...]

Univision acquires Eurocopa’s matches TV rights and will broadcast them in Spanish on TUDN and PrendeTV

US TV network Univision officially announced last Monday, May 3rd, that it has acquired the Eurocopa 2020s TV rights. According to the information reported by the company, the pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision) will air all the competitions matches in Spanish, while Prende TV, the company’s recently launched AVOD OTT, will be in [...]

Brazil loses almost 200 thousand pay TV subscribers and reports the biggest customers drop so far this year

According to figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) in Brazil, and quoted by the specialized website Telaviva, the pay TV market in that country ended March with just over 14.3 million subscribers. According to the entity, the country lost 198.5 thousand clients during the month, which was the most significant drop so [...]

SuperSport to broadcast Extreme E series across Africa

Electric motorsport series Extreme E has expanded its coverage into Sub-Saharan Africa through a broadcasting agreement with SuperSport that will take its reach into over 50 countries including South Africa, Uganda and Nigeria. Extreme E, will be aired in French and English on the stations linear channels, SuperSport Motorsport, Grandstand and Blitz and streamed on [...]

Megacable starts 2021 with 1.4 million Xview subscribers and more internet than video clients

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, Mexican holding Megacable reported a total of 1.4 million subscribers to Xview, its SVOD OTT. According to the figures managed by the company, the platform featured a  530 thousand net additions growth (60.6%) regarding  Q1 2020, while, in comparison with the last three months last year, [...]

America Movil to launch Claro Box TV in all Latin American countries where the company is now operating

During the conference with analysts that took place due to America Movils Q1 2021 results report presentation, Daniel Haikk, CEO of the company, informed that the streaming device Claro Box TV, now only available in Brazil, will also be launched in the rest of the countries in which the company is currently operating. The device [...]