Digital TV News: DIRECTV Latin America

AT&T linear down 233k; DTVLA up 91k video subs in 1Q 2017
Apr 25, 2017 – AT&T (NYSE:T) has announced results for the first quarter of 2017. Total U.S. linear video subscribers were down 233,000 in the quarter. DIRECTV Latin America first-quarter subscriber net adds were 91,000.
News categories: AT&T, IPTV, Latin America, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

Arianespace orbits SKY Brasil-1 and Telkom 3S HDTV satellites
Feb 14, 2017 – Arianespace has successfully launched two satellites: SKY Brasil-1 for AT&T/DIRECTV; and Telkom 3S for Telkom Indonesia as part of a turnkey contract with Thales Alenia Space.
News categories: Arianespace, DIRECTV Latin America, Telkom Indonesia, Thales, Stéphane Israël, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Indonesia, Latin America, Satellite, Venezuela

DIRECTV NOW passes 200k; AT&T linear down 27k; DTVLA down 21k video subs in 4Q 2016
Jan 25, 2017 – AT&T (NYSE:T) has reported 2016 fourth-quarter and full-year results. In the U.S., linear video subscribers were down 27,000 over the period, whilst DIRECTV NOW reached 200,000. DIRECTV Latin America lost 21,000 subscribers.
News categories: AT&T, Brazil, Digital TV, IPTV, Latin America, Mexico, OTT, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

DIRECTV up 323k; U-Verse down 326k; DTVLA down 48k subscribers in 3Q 2016
Oct 23, 2016 – AT&T (NYSE:T) has reported results for the third quarter of 2016. In the U.S., total video subscribers were down 3,000 over the period. DIRECTV Latin America third-quarter subscriber net losses were 48,000.
News categories: AT&T, Brazil, IPTV, Latin America, Mexico, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

Top LatAm pay TV operators continue to dominate
Aug 24, 2016 – Latin American pay TV is dominated by DirecTV/Sky and Claro/America Movil, which will together account for nearly half the region’s pay TV subs by end-2016, according to Digital TV Research. This share will be maintained for the next five years.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Latin America, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers

DIRECTV up 342k; U-Verse down 391k; DTVLA up 87k subscribers in 2Q 2016
Jul 21, 2016 – AT&T (NYSE:T) has reported results for the second quarter of 2016. In the U.S., total video subscribers were down 49,000 in the quarter. DIRECTV Latin America second-quarter subscriber net adds were 87,000.
News categories: AT&T, Brazil, IPTV, Latin America, Mexico, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

Intelsat 31 successfully launched for DIRECTV LA et al
Jun 9, 2016 – Intelsat (NYSE: I) has announced the successful launch of Intelsat 31. The Ku-band payload, known as DLA-2, is designed to provide redundancy and reliability for DIRECTV Latin America’s distribution services in South America and the Caribbean.
News categories: Intelsat, DIRECTV Latin America, Stephen Spengler, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Latin America, Satellite

DIRECTV up 328k; U-Verse down 382k; DTVLA down 73k subscribers in 1Q 2016
Apr 26, 2016 – AT&T (NYSE:T) has reported results for the first quarter of 2016. In the U.S., total video subscribers were down 54,000 in the quarter. DIRECTV Latin America first-quarter subscriber net losses were 73,000.
News categories: AT&T, Brazil, IPTV, Latin America, Mexico, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, USA

DIRECTV up 214k; U-Verse down 240k; DTVLA down 34k subscribers in 4Q 2015
Jan 26, 2016 – AT&T (NYSE:T) has reported results for the fourth quarter of 2015. U.S. video subscribers were down slightly in the quarter. The company added 214,000 satellite subscribers while U-verse TV subscribers declined 240,000. DIRECTV LA fourth-quarter subscriber net losses were 34,000.
News categories: AT&T, Brazil, IPTV, Latin America, Mexico, Results, Satellite, Subscribers, USA