Tag Archives: pay TV

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 [...]

VTR launches VTR + with categorized on demand content

Chilean pay TV operator VTR (Liberty Latin America) has announced this last Wednesday, March 3rd, the launch of VTR+ (VTR Plus), defined by the company as a new on demand TV initiative, with a selection of content from various brands, to which the company’s customers will be able to access for the same value in [...]

Brazilian Campeonato Carioca launches with a combined premium pay TV, FTA TV and OTT model

The Rio de Janeiros Football Federation, located in Brazil (FERJ), is launching new models to broadcast the Campeonato Carioca, a professional football league whose 2021 edition began this week and brings together the main clubs in Rio de Janeiro. The competition can be watched both via OTT, as well as on pay TV and FTA [...]

Did America Movil find the key to make OTT pay TV grow?

The growth observed in OTT pay TV remains slow in Latin America. As reported by Dataxis, at the end of 2020, this technology represents almost 1.3 million subscribers; barely 2% of the pay TV market. A review of DirecTV, Telefonica and America Movil strategies shows the different strategies implemented to change this static situation. Low [...]

Argentine Professional Football League’s matches to be broadcast on FTA TV again

As reported on various specialized websites in Argentina, some matches of the Professional Football League in that country will be broadcast on FTA TV again, through the TV Publica channel. According to the information reported this Thursday, February 25th, executives from the countrys Government has reached an agreement with Disney – one of the owners [...]

Sky makes Golden Globes on demand titles available in Brazil

Brazilian pay TV channel Sky (AT&T)  has announced days ago that this coming Sunday, February 28th, its customers will be able to follow the Golden Globes award ceremony, one of the most traditional awards in relation to film and TV productions. In addition to being able to follow the event live through TNT, those Sky [...]

Oregan Networks launches SparQ Middleware for Android TV on Megacable hybrid devices

UK software and services company Oregan Networks has announced this last Wednesday, February 24th a new project for Mexican pay TV operator Megacable, through which Oregan launches the SparQ Middleware for Android TV on the Mexican company hybrid devices. As the system integrator of Megacables Android TV Operator Tier Hybrid STBs, manufactured by a partnering [...]

DirecTV GO adds blim tv with Televisa’s channels in Mexico

Televisa has announced this Tuesday, February 24th, that its SVOD OTT blim tv is already part of the DirecTV GO (AT&T) catalog in Mexico. The initiative, which has been available since February 18th, allows DirecTV GO subscribers to access 35 live TV channels and more than 32 thousand hours of on-demand content, including all Televisa [...]

Movistar and Claro confirm they will return their clients the extra value invoiced in January in Argentina

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Argentina, telecommunications companies Movistar Argentina (Telefonica) and Claro Argentina (America Movil) confirmed that they will return their clients the extra value invoiced in January. The measure takes place after, at the end of that month, the National Telecommunications Entity (Enacom) requested that those country’s telecommunications [...]