Media Networks adds new operators in Brazil

Iñaki Ferreras | 05-10-2012

Telefónica Digital LATAM’s broadcasting services subsidiary Media Networks has added six new players to its customer base in Brazil, as a result of a strategic alliance with DTHi.

The latter markets its exclusive pay-TV services on a wholesale basis targeting small satellite operators wishing to enter the paid for TV market. Media Networks currently provides the wholesale pay-TV service in Brazil with Vivo, Oi, CTBC (Grupo Algar), Sercomtel, Telecom and DTHi Super i, which are added by integrators Zatech and Product Viasat Go Digital. From its regional teleport, it manages what it claims as the largest the satellite pay-TV and internet hub in Latin America.

"We are very satisfied with the results of our partnership with DTHi, a company with extensive experience in the Brazilian market for TV, we represent exclusively to small operators, providing access to pay TV service via satellite to this large segment of companies with a brand alliance model. DTHi use our wholesale service satellite pay TV white mark, the same as in recent years has positioned us as the best strategic partner pay TV operators and satellite internet in the region, "said Leandro Gaunszer, Country Manager of Media Networks in Brazil.

"Through the platform of Media Networks, DTHi offers the best alternative to small operators that lack the operating license and want a satellite pay-TV product. We offer a comprehensive solution that includes product strategy, channel grid and technical and management support to the call centre, allowing each small operator, including ISPs, immediately integrate its DTH product portfolio and maintain quality focus on sales and service to their customers, "added Helio Barroso, CEO of DTHi.