Sky Begins Operations in El Salvador

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

Thursday, March 26, 2009


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.

The company plans to hire up to 60 service sub-distributors who will provide the installation service of the satellite system: "It is an opportunity for the Salvadoran business community," said the executive.

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

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September 2008

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

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