| Agustin Bertran | August 16th, 2019
In its Q2 2019 results report, the Brazilian company Oi recorded 2.8 million homes passed with FTTH in 68 municipalities in Brazil. This way, coverage increased by 381% compared to Q2 2018. Oi’s strategic plan expects to reach 4.6 million homes passed by the end of 2019 and 16 million in 2021.Oi reported 291 thousand homes with access to fiber, 711% more than Q2 2018, when the number went up to 36 thousand.The company also recorded 1,584,000 pay TV subscribers in the country and, according to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) -Brazilian regulator-, it concentrated 9.48% of the total market in June. The company had a 1.6% pay TV growth compared to Q2 2018, when it had 1,557,000 subscribers.Mauro Fukuda, Strategy, Technology and Network Architecture Director at Oi, is one of the confirmed speakers in the coming Nextv Series Brazil edition, leading conference organized by D...

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| August 15th, 2019

LG moves forward in TVs certifications for the analog blackout in Paraguay

According to what was reported on Paraguayan newspaper ‘Ultima Hora’’s website, Ernesto Caceres, LG’s Commercial Manager, told the previous mentioned media that all the company’s models are prepare...
| August 14th, 2019

Costa Rica implements analog blackout’s first stage today

Costa Rica is starting its first stage of the analog blackout implementation, which will take place in a staggered way according to what the country’s Science, Technology and Telecommunications Min...
| August 13th, 2019

CBS and Viacom to combine and create ViacomCBS Inc

Viacom and CBS today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than USD 28 billion in revenue. The new company...
| August 12th, 2019

Telepacifico launches Origen Channel, Colombia’s DTT ethnic channel

Colombian TV channel Telepacifico today launched Origen Channel, its second DTT frequency, with content ‘directed, produced, starred and inspired by the indigenous and Afro-Colombian universe’, sai...

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| Aug 15th, 2019
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| Aug 15th, 2019
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| Aug 14th, 2019
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| Aug 14th, 2019
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| | Aug 14th, 2019
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| Aug 13th, 2019
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| Aug 13th, 2019
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| | Aug 13th, 2019
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| | Aug 12th, 2019
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| Aug 12th, 2019
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| | Aug 12th, 2019
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| Aug 9th, 2019
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| Aug 9th, 2019
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| | Aug 9th, 2019
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| Aug 8th, 2019
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| | Aug 8th, 2019
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| Aug 8th, 2019
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| Aug 7th, 2019
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| | Aug 7th, 2019
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| Aug 7th, 2019
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| | Aug 6th, 2019
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| | Aug 6th, 2019
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| Aug 6th, 2019
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| Aug 5th, 2019
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| Aug 5th, 2019
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| | Aug 5th, 2019
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| | Aug 2nd, 2019
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| Aug 2nd, 2019
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| Aug 2nd, 2019
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| Aug 1st, 2019
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| Jul 31st, 2019
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| Jul 31st, 2019
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| Jul 31st, 2019
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| Jul 30th, 2019
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| Jul 30th, 2019
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| | Jul 30th, 2019
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| Jul 29th, 2019
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| Jul 29th, 2019
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| Jul 29th, 2019
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| Jul 26th, 2019
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| Jul 26th, 2019
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| Jul 26th, 2019
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| Jul 25th, 2019
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| | Jul 25th, 2019
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| Jul 25th, 2019
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