Category Archives: Pay TV

VTR removes NBC Universal channels to launch seven premium HBO channels on its grid

Chilean pay TV operator VTR announced that it has removed Syfy, Universal Channel and Studio Universal (NBCUniversal) on June 29th, in order to enable HBO’s premium channel package, which the company had announced in April. The removal of the Syfy, Universal and Studio Universal channels, as reported in January, is because of the launch of [...]

¡HOLA! TV strengthens itself in the US Hispanic market with Charter Communications

The pay TV channel ¡HOLA! TV (Atresmedia) announced that it has ran an agreement with Charter Communications to join Spectrum’s Latin programming. As officially reported by Atresmedia, the channel will be available on Mi Plan Latino and Latino View packages of the US operator. This new launch in the US allows us to strengthen the [...]

Discovery Channels to launch in French on StarTimes in Sub-Saharan Africa

Discovery INC, the number one global content provider of factual entertainment, has today announced that they will be launching two of their channels, Investigation Discovery (ID) and Discovery Science in French with leading digital Pay TV provider, StarTimes in Sub-Saharan Africa. We are dedicated to creating the highest quality content that informs, inspires and entertains [...]

TUDN to broadcast new Mexican football competition before resuming the MX League

The pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision), launched in 2019, announced that, starting this Friday, July 3rd, it will broadcast the Copa de Mexico, a new football competition in which eight clubs in the country will participate and will last 15 matches. The tournament will take place at the Estadio Akron, in Guadalajara, and [...]

Win Sports not to charge its premium channel’s monthly subscription in July

Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced that it will not charge July monthly subscription for Win Sports+, its new premium option launched last January. The channel reported that, although protocols to resume the Professional Football League in Colombia have already been presented, it has decided not to charge the coming month subscription, until an [...]

StarTimes introduces a new digital satellite decoder in Ghana

Digital TV operator StarTimes has introduced a new HD satellite decoder onto the Ghanaian market. The decoder has been boosted with the latest technology and special features. StarTimes new digital satellite decoder, stunningly designed with the best HD quality with inbuilt strong anti-interference, comes with very low power consumption of only 4 watts. The new [...]

OSN to air new TV reality show

OSN and ITV Studios have signed exclusive rights and production of Arabic version of British reality TV show, Come Dine with Me. The concept of the reality TV show is to follow five strangers facing each other for the title of ultimate dinner party host. Each night over a week, one of the participants organises [...]

TV Educa, new educational TV channel launched in Chile, extends its broadcasts until September

As officially reported by the Chilean National Television Association (Anatel), the TV Educa channel, launched in late April with educational content for children, will be available in Chilean TV operators until next September 14th. Since it was officially launched, the channel was designed to be together with children during the Covid-19 pandemic and, since it [...]