Digital TV News: América Móvil

LatAm will return to pay TV subs growth in 2020
Mar 25, 2019 – According to Digital TV Research, the number of pay TV subscribers in Latin America was flat year-on-year in 2018. Two operators dominate with América Móvil and DIRECTV/Sky accounting for nearly half of the region’s pay TV subscribers.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Latin America, Subscribers

América Móvil to buy Telefónica Guatemala and Telefónica El Salvador
Jan 24, 2019 – Telefónica has announced that Telefonica Centroamérica Inversiones has reached an agreement with América Móvil for the sale of the entire share capital of Telefónica Guatemala and 99.3% of Telefónica El Salvador.
News categories: Telefónica, América Móvil, Digital TV, El Salvador, Guatemala, MnA

Pay-TV in Latam grows at 1%, thanks to the World Cup
Oct 5, 2018 – After several quarter of losing subscribers, during Q2 2018 Latam’s Pay-TV market reached a quarterly growth of 1%. The World Cup has been the main factor of the change in trend. The market now exhibits 72.06 million of legal Pay-TV subscribers.
News categories: Dataxis, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research, Subscribers

Pay TV subscribers in Latin America reached 71.4 million in Q1 2018
Jul 16, 2018 – According to Dataxis, there were 71.4 million pay TV subscribers in Latin America at end-Q1 2018, a drop of around 0.1% compared to the end of 2017. Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico were the markets recording the highest subscriber losses.
News categories: Dataxis, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research, Subscribers

Jump secures Series A funding to accelerate data driven video
Jun 5, 2018 – Jump has secured Series A funding, led by Accedo and a number of video industry business angels to continue its rapid growth. Jump provides technology based on AI to help video service providers get business insights about their audience and content.
News categories: Jump, Accedo, Jerónimo Macanás, Michael Lantz, Big Data, Digital TV, MnA, Spain, Worldwide

Latin America had 18.2 million SVOD subscribers at end-2017
Apr 16, 2018 – According to Dataxis, at end-2017, Latin America reached 18.2 million active subscribers to VOD services - an annual increase of 29.8%. This represents 25.2% of fixed broadband accesses, which indicates more room for growth.
News categories: Dataxis, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research, OTT, Subscribers

Mobile operators in LatAm set to become OTT Pay-TV actors
Feb 28, 2018 – According to Dataxis, 34 Latin American mobile operators have already deployed OTT as added value to their clients. Moreover, some of the operators are keen to add third party platforms to empower their offer like América Móvil and Telefónica.
News categories: Dataxis, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research, Mobile, OTT

74.3 million pay TV subscribers for Latin America in Q2 2017
Oct 24, 2017 – According to Dataxis, the Pay TV market in Latin America reached 74.3 million subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, ended almost unchanged from the previous quarter. Although the market remained stable, America Movil and AT&T (DIRECTV), the two main groups lost subscribers.
News categories: Dataxis, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research

Five large groups make up for two thirds of Latin American Pay-TV
Jul 20, 2017 – According to Dataxis, the top five groups of Pay-TV operators (América Móvil, AT&T, Televisa Group, Telefónica Group and Clarín Group) account for almost two-thirds of the market. The top three capitalize on more than half of the market.
News categories: Dataxis, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research