Category Archives: Pay TV

Bolivia shows a slight increase in pay TV subscribers between June and September 2020, but does not manage to exceed the 2019 figures

Bolivian Autoridad de Regulación y Fiscalización  de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes  (ATT), telecommunications regulator in the country, reported that the pay TV market in the country ended September 2020 with 605,040 subscribers. Although the already mentioned figure shows a 653 subscribers growth in comparison with the 604,477 that ATT reported in June 2020, the regulator reported [...]

TV Walter Abrahão not to broadcast South American Qualifiers for the next FIFA World Cup in Brazil

According to different specialized websites in Brazil, Brazilian pay TV channel TV Walter Abrahão (TV WA), who has recently acquired the rights to broadcast 56 matches of the South American Qualifiers for the next FIFA World Cup, announced it has lost the rights due to non-payment. According to the information reported, the channel had to [...]

Cable Club launches Android TV and mobile apps offering in Peru powered by Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess Orca (VO), global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection and advanced data solutions, has announced this last Thursday that Peruvian pay TV operator Cable Club is launching an OTT offering featuring Android TV STBs, mobile apps for live video streaming, and catch-up TV content, powered by VOs TVaaS cloud-based TV platform and [...]

Sky launches premium offer for Campeonato Cearense’s matches in Brazil

Livemode, Brazilian company that holds the Campeonato Cearenses rights -football league that takes place in the state of Ceara (Fortaleza, Brazil) – has announced on Tuesday, March 9th, an agreement with the Brazilian pay TV operator Sky (AT&T) to market the competition under the PPV model. The information was reported by the specialized website UOL. [...]

Movistar Chile doubles IPTV accesses during 2020

As part of its 2020 financial results presentation, released by the company on March 3rd, Movistar Chile highlighted the growth of its FTTH client portfolio during the year by 54.1% compared to 2019. In addition, during the January-December 2020 period, the company’s IPTV accesses grew by 94.7%, reaching 40.3% of total TV accesses. Movistar Chiles [...]

Megacable increases Xview’s subscribers base and reports more internet than video clients in Q4 2020

Como parte de la presentación de sus resultados trimestrales del Q4 2020, el holding mexicano Megacable registró casi 1,16 millones de suscriptores a Xview, su SVOD OTT, recientemente relanzado. De acuerdo al reporte de Megacable, la plataforma registró un crecimiento del 39,9% (330 mil adiciones netas) en relación al Q4 2019, mientras que, en relación [...]

WarnerMedia and SBT to share UEFA Champions League’s TV rights in Brazil until 2024

After Facebook announced its decision to stop broadcasting the UEFA Champions League and the Copa Libertadores in Latin America, different specialized websites in Brazil reported that WarnerMedia (AT&T), together with the FTA TV channel SBT, will be in charge of broadcasting. the most important European football league in Brazil until 2024. According to the information [...]

OSN collaborates with Be-Entertainment to produce ‘The Way Out’

Middle Eastern broadcaster OSN will produce a local version of Belgian escape room-themed format The Way Out. Initially produced by Be-Entertainment for Belgiums VTM, The Way Out sends two celebrity duos into two identical rooms full of mysteries to be solved. The two celebrity must resolve the mysteries by decrypting codes and clues in order [...]

OSN partners with TVbeat in MENA

OSN has announced a strategic collaboration with TVbeat Inc, to operate its TV SaaS Framework services, in a step that will reinforce OSNs position as a data-driven network and allow it to better address shifting viewership behavior and trends in the MENA region. In collaborating with OSN, TVbeat will streamline set-top box viewership and demographic [...]