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Movistar Play in Chile, Colombia and Peru added ESPN live signals

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica announced through a press release that its Movistar Play Video On Demand (VOD) service in Chile, Colombia and Peru will incorporate live signals of the American sports programmer ESPN.   In Chile, Movistar Play will add to its existing range of linear channels via streaming the ESPN and ESPN 2 [...]

suRed from Chile launched DTH with Media Networks

  Telecommunications company suRed from Chile announced through a press release that it has made the commercial launch of its new DTH Pay-TV service for the southern territory of that country in conjunction with Media Networks (Telefonica) satellite platform serving more than 20 television operations in 12 countries.   The initial suRed offer consists of [...]

Pay-TV in Venezuela grew relatively in 2015 despite the national economic contraction

  The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Venezuela presented a report for the fourth quarter of 2015 in which it registered that the Pay-TV market in that country grew relatively by 10.54% annually (in local currency), with an increase in operating income of 14.4%.   The set of subscription TV operators totaled 5,019,597 subscribers, 478,768 [...]

Telefonica expanded its Network Operations Centre in Peru to extend their TV services

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica announced through a press release that it has made an investment of USD 100 million for the expansion of its Satellite Network Operations Center (NOC), located in the district of Lurin, Peru.   The new facilities manage the Pay-TV operations in Latin American countries where the company offers such services, [...]

Movistar in Panama gave away 45 Samsung Gear for virtual reality and prepares VOD service

  According to what NexTV News Latam could find out, telecommunications company Movistar (Telefonica) in Panama offered until April 30th a promotion through which it gave away for no extra charge 45 virtual reality Samsung Gear VR viewfinders to the first customers who bought three smartphone models of that Japanese brand.   On the other [...]

Telefonica reached 4.7 million Pay-TV accesses in Latin America with USD 285 million in revenues

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica submitted its financial statement for the first quarter of 2016 in which it reported that it reached 4.7 million Pay-TV accesses in Latin America (under the Movistar brand in Latin America and Vivo in Brazil) with video revenues of USD 285 million.   Its Brazilian division, including the incorporation of [...]

Pay-TV in Colombia grew 4.7% and reached 5.13 million subs in 2015 according to Dataxis

  The Colombian Pay-TV market grew by 4.7% during the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2015, when compared to the same period of 2014. Household penetration increased from 36.8% in 2014 to 37.8% in 2015, in line with the regions total penetration, and reached 5.13 million Pay-TV subscribers.   By the end of 4Q 2015, Colombia’s [...]

Telefonica makes GVT disappear in Brazil to incorporate everything under the Vivo brand

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica in Brazil informed through a press release that it ended the 10-month integration process of telephony and internet company GVT and adopted Vivo as its sole trademark.   Starting April 15th, all GVT subscribers in Brazil will become incorporated under the Vivo brand, which will be used to identify all [...]

OTT Movistar Play to launch in Costa Rica in March

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica will launch in Costa Rica its OTT Movistar Play (movistar.cr/movistar-play) for its mobile customers, according to local daily La Republica. Users will be able to try the service for a month without any charge.   “We confirm that in the coming weeks we will be launching our video service in [...]

Telefonica launched OTT Movistar Play in Uruguay

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica launched in Uruguay its OTT Movistar Play (movistar.com.uy/play) for its mobile phone customers, according to local newspaper El Pais. Users can try the service for a month without charge, which will later cost an additional USD 6.2.   Movistar also launched promotional plans to promote the new service, such as [...]