08/04/2017

Pay TV Operators

 

 

This page: Results of the main pay TV Operators, including subscribers, market share, authorizations, joint venture and acquisitins.


Market Share of the Pay TV Operators

 

 

 

Operators' Market Share (Thousands)

 

Operators 2014 2015 2016 1Q17 Apr/17 May/17
Claro Group* 52.7% 52.6% 52.7% 51.4% 51.2% 51.0%
Sky 28.8% 28.5% 27.9% 29.5% 29.5% 29.5%
Vivo** 8.4% 9.3% 9.1% 8.8% 8.8% 8.9%
Oi 6.7% 6.1% 6.9% 7.1% 7.3% 7.5%
Nossa TV 0.6% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Algar 0.6% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
Cable 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Others 1.8% 2.0% 1.8% 1.7% 1.7% 1.6%
Total 19,574 19,114 18,796 18,933 18,779 18,643

 

 

Number of accesses by operator (Thousands)

 

Operators 2014 2015 2016 1Q17 Apr/17 May/17
Claro Group* 10,325 10,050 9,905 9,739 9,619 9,511
Sky 5,643 5,444 5,249 5,588 5,540 5,508
Vivo* 1,652 1,788 1,714 1,661 1,659 1,652
Oi 1,303 1,169 1,304 1,351 1,373 1,390
Nossa TV 124 130 128 127 127 127
Algar 121 107 98 97 98 98
Cable 48 50 51 52 52 53
Others 357 385 345 316 311 303
Total 19,574 19,114 18,796 18,933 18,779 18,643

 

 

Accesses net adds by operators (Thousands)

 

Operators 2014 2015 2016 1Q17 Apr/17 May/17
Claro Group* 509 -275 -145 -166 -120 -108
Sky 272 -199 -195 339 -49 -31
Vivo** 381 -136 -75 -53 -2 -7
Oi 474 -134 136 47 22 17
Nossa TV 21 6 -2 -1 0 0
Algar -13 -15 -9 -1 0 0
Cable -1 1 2 1 0 0
Others -89 28 -40 -29 -6 -8
Total 1,554 -460 -318 137 -153 -137

 

 

Joint Venture and acquisitions

 

2004 In 02/11/2004 Globopar and DIRECTV announced an agreemente to the joint venture of DIRECTV and Sky in Brazil. The new company, although keeping the name Sky Brasil, will be controlled by DIRECTV (72%) so Globopar with 28% left. Sky Brasil will be done by DIRECTV. The joint venture approved in May/06.
2005 Telmex is gonna join the group of controll of Net. In Sep/05 Embratel Participações announced the incorporation of Telmex do Brasil and the shareholder participation of 37.1% of the shareholder capital of Net Serviços de Comunicação S.A. withheld by Telmex of México. In Mar/06 Anatel approves the acquisition of shares from Net by Telmex and send it to CADE's approval.
Jul/06 Infovias, data communication's company of CEMIG was the controller of Way Brasil. It sold the operator , through auction at Bovespa ( São Paulo Stock Exchange) in 07/27/2006, for TNL PCS of Grupo Telemar per R$ 132 million.
Oct/06 In Oct/06 Net announced the acquisition of Vivax. The operation was done in 12/5/2006. Waits now for Anatel's approval to be implemented.
Oct/06 In 10/29/2006 Abril and Telefonica announced that Telefonica is acquiring the total of the total MMDS (Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service) operations of TVA in the cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba and Porto Alegre, beyond 100% of the preferred shares and part of the ordinary shares of cable TV operators in São Paulo, Curitiba, Florianópolis and Foz do Iguaçu, in the limits of participation allowed by the legislation. The business must be approved by Anatel and CADE.
Mar/07 The managing advice of Anatel authorized in 03/07/07 , A.Telecom S/A, subsidiary of Telefônica group, to provide Pay TV services with satellite technology (DTH).
Oct/07 In 10/23/07, Anatel's Director Council authorized the acquisition of the cable TV operator Way by the Fixed Telefony concessionarie Oi/Telemar in Minas Gerais.
Dec/07 Net announced the acquisition of BIGTV. Anatel approved the trade in Dec/08.
2008 Sky acquired TV Film (ITSA) which had 12 MMDS authorizations. Anatel approved the trade in Dec/08.
Sep/08 Net announced the acquisition of ESC 90.
Jan/12 Anatel approved the change of Net's control from Globo to Embratel.

 

 

 

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