Megacable expands network in Sinaloa with new investment

Mexican service provider Megacable is to invest MXN800 million (US$45 million) in the expanding its network in the state of Sinaloa this year, following an investment amounting to MXN1.5 billion over the last two years. The company said the cumulative investment would build a 9,000km fibre network that would allow it to target more households […]

PCTV extends coverage with Eutelsat

PCTV, the headend-in-the-sky subsidiary of Mexican cable operator Megacable Comunicaciones, has boosted its capacity on satellite operator Eutelsat’s Eutelsat 117 West A satellite through a multi-year agreement. Further strengthening a decade-long partnership between PCTV and Eutelsat, this new agreement also expands PCTV’s Video services from Mexico to countries across the Latin American region. PCTV is […]

Megacable rejects Televisa offer

Mexican service provider Megacable has rejected the offer from Televisa to combine the pair’s cable operations. “Megacable has fully analysed the offer of December 8, and has unanimously resolved to reject it, given that the current business plan approved by the Megacable board offers better prospects over the long term for Megacable and its investors, […]

Televisa reportedly looking to combine Izzi with Megacable

Mexican media giant Televisa has made an offer to combine its cable and broadband subsidiary Izzi with rival pay TV service provider Megacable, according to Reuters, citing an offer document it has seen. According to Reuters, Megacable has yet to accept the offer. The all-stock proposal would see Megacable’s shareholders own about 45% of the […]

Megacable taps Oregan Networks for set-top upcycling

Mexican cable operator Megacable has tapped video technology outfit Oregan Networks to lead a major set-top box upcycling project. Oregan says that the latest release of the Linux-based Zenterio OS enables UX performance gains, as well as enabling access to premium content applications such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on the installed base of […]

Megacable selects Broadpeak for Xview+ tech upgrade

Mexican pay TV operator Megacable has boosted its Xview+ streaming service with tech from Broadpeak. The operator has employed Broadpeak’s CDN and nanoCDN multicast ABR tech to deliver live, VOD, time-shift TV, catch-up TV, and premium TV offerings on any device. The Xview+ platform has transitioned from a hybrid IPTV service to a fully OTT […]

Megacable announces wide rollout of Xview+ OTT platform

Mexican pay TV operator Megacable is to expand its Xview+ OTT service across the country. The service, which previously launched in a limited form, promises to merge the operator’s best content in one place and create a unified user experience.  The launch is enabled by Orange Group-owned Viaccess-Orca (VO), with its TV Platform solution being […]

Mexico’s Megacable taps Zenterio for TV transition project

Sweden-based TV operating system provider Zenterio has secured a contract from Mexico’s largest cable operator Megacable to enhance its existing TV platform and build new IPTV and OTT applications. The deal marks a breakthrough for Zentior in the Latin American market. The company’s operating system will run on all new set-top-boxes being deployed and will […]