"Latin America" articles

According to a Reuters report published this week, Spain-based media giant Telefonica SA is considering the possible purchase of AT&T's Latin American assets. The assets include cable and satellite TV operations in Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, as well as several other counties that were part of AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DIRECTV. According to Parks Associates research , over 1.6 billion households worldwide will subscribe to a pay-TV service by...
 
by Brett Sappington | Jan. 20, 2016
Tags: latin america, operator, pay TV
Hispasat announced entry into service of the first satellite offering telecommunications services to Latin America over Ka band this week following the launch of its satellite Amazonas 3. In addition to broadband internet without any geographical limitations, the satellite also offers TV platform diffusion and deployments of fixed and mobile corporate networks. The $350 million satellite has 52 simultaneous transponders, 33 in Ku band and 19 in C band, as well as 9 spot beams in Ka band,...
 
by Parks Associates | May. 29, 2013
Tags: Latin America
Rogerio Takayanagi, CEO of TIM Fiber, Brazil, is speaking on Day One of the Broadband Latin America conference taking place on 2-3 July 2013 at the Grand Hyatt, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Ahead of the show we speak to him about how Brazil’s broadband infrastructure is developing at a pace and how TIM Brasil is readying itself for the rapid expansion of demand for data in the country in time for the World Cup and Olympics. The world’s eyes will be on Brazil in time for the upcoming...
 
Netflix announced on Monday that they had attained one million subscribers in the UK and Ireland , only 7 months after launching in the region. The company boasts that this rapid expansion is four times faster than Twitter managed to accomplish globally and twice as fast as Facebook and Four-square. They have also surpassed LOVEFiLM , which has been operating in the region since 2004, in every streaming-related metric. Netflix credits their success in the region to factors,...
 
Of all global markets, Latin America is the fastest growing market for pay-TV services, increasing by 18% between 2010 and 2011. Fueled by growing economies and foreign investment (particularly from Western Europe), Latin America is a hotbed for television delivery systems and services. OTT services are also popping up across the landscape to take advantage of the growth potential. As operators in Latin America invest in new technologies, expect to see advanced TV features emerge that...
 
by Parks Associates | Jan. 25, 2012
Tags: Latin America, OTT, pay TV
It's interesting that two different releases crossed my desk this morning, both related to interactive television services in developing markets (Malaysia and Latin America), but with different approaches. Oregan Networks and Telefónica announced a collaboration whereby Oregan's Web hardware an software solutions will be used to bring online video and other Web content to Telefónica's customers via a set-top box. Although 64% of Telefónica's subscriber base is in Latin America,...
 
by | Oct. 11, 2010
Tags: Latin America, pay TV
Television services in Latin America will grow by double digits over the next five years, outpacing service growth in Asia and other emerging markets. The report Television Services: Global Outlook (2nd Edition) reveals the Latin American region will achieve a cumulative annual growth rate of 10% through 2014, compared to less than two percent in Western Europe and North America. Already major players are seeing better-than-expected results. DirecTV recently tripled its...
 
by Brett Sappington | Sep. 14, 2010
Tags: Asia, Europe, Latin America, pay TV

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