SKY buys rights to DirectTV in Panama

The Mexican company, Innova, which provides paid TV services under the Sky brand name, bought the DirectTV transmission rights.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

DirectTV, which provide TV by satellite and which has been in the Panamanian market for 11 years, "is leaving the market and we are in the process of migrating subscribers and calling them to inform them of the change," said a source who preferred to remain anonymous.

More on this topic

Satellite Services in Costa Rica

October 2012

In a new phase of liberalization of communications, competition is beginning to stir in and satellite television and internet services.

Elfinancierocr.com reports that "The Mexican company Claro and the U.S. Datzap will be the first in the country to offer satellite services, following the opening phase of the telecommunications market.

América Móvil Plans to Invest in Costa Rica

July 2010

The company is looking to introduce its brand via offering satellite TV and later cell phone services.

Ricardo Taylor, general manager for Claro in Costa Rica, told La Nación that the company had already asked the government for a frequency through which to transmit the satellite signal it uses to provide customers with its service.

Sky Begins Honduran Operations

May 2009

Under the name, Conica Honduras, Sky Company began operations by offering over 200 satellite television channels.

During the first phase, it will install 2,000 antennas to broadcast its signal to the main cities.

Laprensahn.com reported statements by Jorge Céspedez Gutiérrez, Sky’s regional sales director, "The Sky product is being launched with exclusive games from the English and Spanish soccer leagues and it has no interference with other TV broadcasters."

Sky Begins Operations in El Salvador

March 2009

The Mexican satellite television company began operations and will invest $450 thousand in advertising.

Marco Rojas, director of marketing for Sky, spoke to El Diario de Hoy and indicated that they already have 100 subscribers and expect to reach 5,000 or even 7,000 by the end of 2009 through an aggressive expansion plan.

 close (x)

Receive more news about Information & Communication Technologies

Suscribe FOR FREE to CentralAmericaDATA EXPRESS.
The most important news of Central America, every day.

Type in your e-mail address:

* Al suscribirse, estará aceptando los terminos y condiciones


ATENAS: 13 HA, 1.5 KM from Highway 27, US$ 11/m2

Prime Lake Front Real Estate near San Jose, CR Now Available for Development, an extraordinary commercial real estate opportunity.
A lush 32 acre/13 hectare plot located just West of the...

Stock Indexes

(Aug 30)
Dow Jones
-0.07%
S&P 500
0.14%
Nasdaq
0.38%

Commodities

(Aug 30)
Brent Crude Oil
51.370
Coffee "C"
127.05
Gold
1,310
Silver
17.435