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AT&T considering additional investments in Argentina and Brazil

The President of DirecTV Latin America (AT&T), Jeffery McElfresh, told Valor Economico newspaper that the company is interested in investing in the Brazilian market. For this reason, the executive has already met with authorities of the country to analyze the economic framework. Argentina is also a market of interest, but McElfresh considered that, in this [...]

Sky wants to expand its prepaid DTH service in Brazil

  DTH operator Sky Brasil (AT&T) is strengthening its prepaid strategy in the country and intends to expand its presence in the retail market. The company has announced that wants to increase from current 3,000 to 10,000 the number of point-of-sales offering the prepaid service in 2017.   The company is confident that prepaid sales will [...]

Televisa from México to launch new satellite in 2017 for Sky HD video

  Telecommunications company Televisa from México announced it will orbit in 2017 a new satellite, Sky Mexico-2, for video streaming in high definition (HD) that will complete the channel supply of DTH operator Sky (41% owned by AT&T), local daily El Financiero reported.   During the Latin American Satellite Congress 2016, Televisas Satellite Operations Director, [...]

Pay-TV subscribers in Brazil fell 0.8% during 1Q 2016

  According to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) of Brazil, Pay-TV closed the first quarter of 2016 with 18.95 million subscribers, i.e. the total base was reduced by 0.8% (about 162,000) during the period. The decrease is lower than that recorded in December last year, which was of 2.1% quarterly.   Despite being the country [...]

Brazilian Pay-TV worsens its Anatel quality goals performance in 2015

  According to the 12 indicators established by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) of Brazil, in 2015 all the Pay-TV operators gathered only 81.8% of the proposed quality goals, a lower percentage compared to the 84.3% achieved in 2014.   According to a report published March 29th by the entity, the targets corresponding to collections [...]

OTTs overpass the 10 million paid accounts mark in Latin America according to Dataxis

  The Over-the-Top (OTT) Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) market in Latin America reached 10.2 million paid accounts in 2015, which means a 60% annual growth rate, according to a new study published by Dataxis. The market investigation company estimates the OTT/SVOD category generated USD 640 million in revenues during the past year.   The [...]

A+E Networks se prepara para lanzar las plataformas de TV Everywhere de A&E y Lifetime en LatinoaméricaA+E Networks to launch A&E and Lifetime TV Everywhere platforms in Latin America

Según pudo saber NexTV News Latam, la programadora A+E Networks tiene disponibles las URL los sitios para que sean lanzadas las nuevas plataformas de TV Everywhere A&E Play y Lifetime Play para Hispanoamérica y Brasil. Todavía no ha trascendido desde la compañía fechas de lanzamiento. A pesar de no haber confirmación oficial, desde el sitio [...]

Sky Centroamérica pierde nuevamente suscriptores y cae números de 2012Sky Central America loses subscribers again and drops to numbers from 2012

La compañía de televisión satelital Sky (59% Televisa, 41% AT&T) reportó en Centroamérica una nueva pérdida de suscriptores durante el tercer trimestre de 2015 al cerrar con menos de 190 mil usuarios, un número que no era registrado desde el cuarto trimestre de 2012. Según el tercer reporte trimestral de 2015 que publicó el Grupo [...]