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This updated report presents a detailed look at pay-TV pricing in 10 Latin American markets: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. It analyzes monthly pricing for entry-level, intermediate, and top-end packages.


  • Pay-TV markets are growing rapidly across Latin America, although in many countries this growth is from a very small base. Despite increased uptake, the industry remains characterized by high adoption costs limiting expansion.

Features and Benefits

  • Compares pay-TV channel offerings, features (HD, DVR, multiscreen, premium channels etc.), and pricing between 10 Latin American countries.
  • Assesses how affordable pay-TV packages are for typical consumers across 10 Latin American countries.
  • Tracks any changes in pricing and affordability of pay-TV services since the previous benchmark in April.

Key questions answered

  • Which are the dominant pay-TV operators in each country, and how are their services delivered?
  • What pay-TV channels, features, and pricing are available at the basic, intermediate, and top levels in each country?
  • How has the pricing and affordability of pay-TV services in Latin America changed over the last six months?

Table of contents

Regional benchmark

  • Benchmark scope
  • Premium channels
  • Service buckets
  • Exchange rates and other assumptions
  • Pay-TV pricing benchmark

Market status

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Venezuela


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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