Peru


Hispasat Peru taps Harmonic for white label streaming and DTH

Satellite operator Hispasat Peru is using video technology outfit Harmonic’s cloud-native platform to power white-label streaming and direct-to-home broadcast services. Hispasat Peru’s white-label streaming service enables pay-TV operators, internet service providers and regional content companies to offer entertainment without needing a separate infrastructure. Harmonic’s cloud-native VOS solution is designed to enable all stages of media […]

Disney and Starz team up for triple offer in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company and Starz have teamed up to offer bundle which provides consumers access to Star+, Disney+ and Starzplay in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. The bundle is offered on the Disney+ and Star+ websites, providing subscriptions to all three streaming services for prices ranging from the equivalent of about […]

Netflix to test out-of-household sharing plan

Netflix is to test new plans that allow out-of-household sharing for an extra fee in three Latin American countries. The streamer will introduce ‘Add an Extra Member’, allowing standard and premium subscribers to add accounts for up to two people they don’t line with, each with their own profile, for a lower price. In parallel, […]

Telefónica sees TV base grow

Telefónica saw its TV base grow by 5.6% year-on-year to reach 8.7 million at the end of the quarter to June, excluding OTT TV services. The company’s IPTV base increased by 17% year-on-year. Churn fell marginally. Video revenues amounted to €718 million, up 0.4%. For the first half, video revenues stood at €1.44 billion, up […]

Acorn TV launches in Latin America on Roku

Acorn TV, the North American streamer hosting British and international TV, will now become available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku streaming devices. The Latin America launch includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. Viewers will be able to subscribe to Acorn via their Roku […]

Telefónica sees convergence drive pay TV uptake

Telefónica saw its global pay TV base grow by 5% year-on-year to reach 8.6 million at the end of the first quarter, with 137,000 net additions in Q1 actually exceeding the Q4 2017 figure of 92,000. Growth in subscriptions was driven by IPTV, which grew by 18%. The quarter saw the launch of Telefónica’s Movistar […]

AT&T reportedly mulling sale of Latin American pay TV operations

AT&T is reportedly mulling a possible sale of its pay TV assets in Latin America to help pay down the debt incurred from its planned acquisition of Time Warner, leading to speculation that Liberty Global or Telefónica could emerge as potential buyers. Reuters, citing unnamed sources, reported at the end of last week that AT&T […]

Telefónica ‘looking to launch’ international OTT TV service

Telefónica is mulling the launch of a Netflix-like OTT TV service to target an international audience, according to a report in El País newspaper. According to El País, citing unnamed sources, Telefónica is looking at taking its content to subscribers in countries such as the UK and Germany where its Movistar+ pay TV service is […]

Grey Juice Lab extends Lat Am deal with Telefónica

On-demand aggregator Grey Juice Lab has strengthened its relationship with Telefónica in Latin America after being chosen to provide content and services for its Movistar Play video-on-demand service in Peru. Movistar Play Peru, which was already offering movies via subscription and catch up, has worked with Grey Juice Lab to launch a transactional model. The […]

Hispasat posts solid results

Satellite operator Hispasat has posted strong full-year results, driven by growth in Latin America. The Spain-based operator posted revenues of €219.6 million for the year, up 8.7%, and EBITDA of €178.9 million, up 10.6%, with an operating margin of 81.5%. Hispasat invested €245 million in 2015, up 56.5%, with money going towards its AG1, Amazonas […]