Brazil to lose pay-TV leadership in Latin America in 2016

Monday 6 June 2016 | 17:49 CET | News
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Brazil is set to lose its position as the largest pay-TV market in Latin America, according to a forecast by Dataxis, reports o Estado de Sao Paulo. Mexico is set to surpass Brazil during the course of this year. At the end of 2015, Brazil had 19.12 million pay-TV customers, a figure that has now dropped by 1 million.

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