Digital Pay-TV On the Rise in Latin America

by Yvette Raikes

Digital pay-TV penetration in Latin America was 85% in 2016, according to Dataxis. It is forecast to reach 94% by 2022, while analogue pay-TV will be on the way out. Growth has been attributed …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| Pay TV| Vol 24 - Issue 24

Latin America Pay-TV Subscribers to Reach 88.7 MIllion by 2022

by Alan Spencer

According to Dataxis, the pay-TV subscribers in Latin America are expected to reach 73.7 million by the end of this year, which represents a rise of 3.4% compared to last year. It is also …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| Pay TV| Vol 24 - Issue 23

Latin American Pay-TV Sees Growth

by Yvette Raikes

There has been strong growth in pay-TV in Latin America, according to research shown at the April seminar of the Pay-TV Innovation Forum held in Las Vegas. The research was done by MTM, an …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Market Data| Pay TV| Vol 24 - Issue 23

MultTV launches IPTV in Brazil

by Alan Spencer

Albis-elcon has announced that the Brazilian service provider MultTV, has launched a new IPTV offering powered by its SceneGate 8073 STBs. The STB is sized 85 mm x 85 mm x 35 mm and …

Tags:IPTV| Large Display Monitor| LATAM| STBs| Vol 24 - Issue 23

ZTE Delivers STBs to TotalPlay Based on Netgem Middleware

by Alan Spencer

Netgem has announced that it has signed an agreement with ZTE for the delivery of TV solutions to telco operators in Latin America. The first telco to benefit from this agreement was TotalPlay in …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Software| STBs| Vol 24 - Issue 17| ZTE

Latin America pay TV subscribers by country

Mexico Overtakes Brazil as Largest Pay-TV Market in Region

by Alan Spencer

Mexico overtook Brazil last year to become Latin America’s largest pay-TV market even though Brazil has twice as many TV households, according to Digital TV Research. Mexico has benefited from strong adoption of prepaid …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Pay TV| TV Viewing| Vol 24 - Issue 11

Telcos to take >50% of WE and Latam Pay TV

by Bob Raikes

Analyst, Ovum, has put out a couple of reports recently. In one, quoted by Digital TV Europe, the conclusion is that telcos will control half of all pay TV in Western Europe and Latin …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| Netflix| Pay TV| Vol 23 - Issue 44

Opera TV Helps Claro Video in LatAm

by Bob Raikes

Opera TV said that it has collaborated with Claro VoD, a premium VoD service, to make the service available through TV devices that support the Opera TV Store which is claimed to have more …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| OTT Video| Vol 23 - Issue 44

20% of LatAm Homes to Pay for SVOD

by Bob Raikes

Nearly a fifth of Latin America’s TV households will pay for an SVOD [subscription video on demand] package by 2021, up from 10.9% by end-2016. Mexico (28.3%), Chile (23.9%) and Argentina (23.5%) will have …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 23 - Issue 42


Apple Now in Mexico

by Isaac Oburu

Apple has set up shop in Mexico with the store dubbed; Apple Via Santa Fe, that will offer Apple’s products and services.

Tags:Apple| Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 38

Dish Mexico Wanting Skyworth Digital STBs

by Isaac Oburu

Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co Ltd, a provider of smart home solutions and STBs, has signed an agreement with Dish Mexico to supply them with STBs. (Watch out for our report in Skyworth in …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| LATAM| STBs| Vol 23 - Issue 36

Virgin Joins UHD With TV Relaunch

by Tom Allen

Virgin Media CEO, Tom Muckeridge, has said that the company is to relaunch its TV service under the name Virgin TV. It will use a new STB called Eos, which will be launched in …

Tags:4k| Europe| Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Liberty Global| STBs| UltraHD (4KTV)| Virgin Media| Vol 23 - Issue 31