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Brazil mobile operators launch anti-fraud measures

A leader in 5G and digital innovation in Latin America, Brazil adds another milestone to its trailblazing profile. As part of the global GSMA Open Gateway initiative, mobile operators Claro, TIM and Vivo have announced the launch of three network API (Application Programmable Interfaces) services focused on improving digital security: Number Verify, SIM Swap and […]

November 28, 2023

Data: Brazilian pay-TV subs down 15%

The number of pay-TV subscribers in Brazil fell to 12.3 million in September 2023, continuing the downward trend. This represents a drop of 15.1 per cent compared to the same month in 2022 and 1.6 per cent in the past month, according to figures released by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel). Market leader Claro grew […]

November 7, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Claro Perú to bring 10G FTTH offering to market with Harmonic

Harmonic has announced that telecommunications service provider Claro Perú, of the América Móvil group, is extending Harmonic’s industry-leading CableOS Broadband Platform for FTTH to sustainably deliver next-gen broadband and 10G speeds. “We’re excited to introduce a new FTTH offering that fuels faster, more reliable broadband experiences for customers while significantly reducing our space, power and […]

July 18, 2023

Report: OTT ARPUs not improving in LatAm

At the end of 2021, a new phase of competition began in the Latin American OTT SVoD market, reports Dataxis. Three major US studios launched their platforms in the region: Disney+ and Star+ (Walt Disney Company), HBO Max (WarnerMedia Discovery), and Paramount+ (Viacom). They joined Netflix, the historical leader, and Prime Video (Amazon), the main […]

December 6, 2022

Claro Sports returns as UCI broadcast partner

The UCI Track Champions League has confirmed that the multiplatform Claro Sports will return to broadcast its 2022 season. Claro Sports joins a host of international broadcast partners that are being announced before the second UCI Track Champions League campaign commences in Mallorca on November 12th. Claro Sports – which broadcasts to millions of viewers […]

November 2, 2022

Kudelski lifts FY revenues

The Kudelski Group, a global player in digital security, has published its 2021 annual results. In 2021, total revenues and other operating income increased to $778.8 million (€686.3m) from $741.5 million in 2020, reflecting higher sales in Digital TV, Cybersecurity and IoT. The Group generated EBITDA of $72.4 million, a $8 million improvement from the […]

February 23, 2022

Claro on ZEASN in LatAm

ZEASN, a provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, has announced that streaming service Claro video is now made available on multiple ZEASN-supported smart TV brands, including AOC, Whale OS powered connected televisions. Through this collaboration, Claro video will increase its presence on TV screens in the Latin American market, at the same time bringing […]

January 27, 2022

Starz promotes Cooke, Nielson

Superna Kalle, President of International Networks for Starz, has announced the promotions of Darren Nielson to Executive Vice President of Distribution and Business Development and Jeff Cooke to Senior Vice President of Programming for International Networks.“These are two well-deserved promotions that recognize Darren and Jeff’s invaluable and integral contributions to the success of Starzplay since […]

January 12, 2022

Success for Eutelsat’s Quantum launch

Eutelsat’s Quantum, which claims to be ehe world’s most sophisticated commercial satellite, was successfully launched into orbit on July 30th aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. The new features allow the satellite to be reconfigured from the ground and thus respond to changes in market demand over the lifetime of the craft. Quantum’s design life is […]

August 2, 2021By Chris Forrester

Embratel launches Star One D2

Embratel has announced the launch of Star One D2, a satellite that will expand satellite capacity in Brazil and Latin America. Star One D2 is equipped with C-, Ku-, Ka-, and X-band transponders. The Ku-band shall be used to expand capacities oriented to the Brazilian park of parabolic antennas, demands for pay-TV, and companies’ connectivity. […]

August 2, 2021