Category: IPTV

Claro adds locations with FTTH in Peru

Claro Peru plans to add locations with FTTH in 2019, to make a services-for-homes growth in at least 15 Peruvian cities. It will be the companys residential business largest investment in the 13 years it has been operating in that country. Claro Perus Residential Market Commercial VP, Roberto Bellido, explained that FTTH is more accepted [...]

Copaco to invest in new FTTH for IPTV

Sante Vallese, Paraguayan Communications Companys (Copaco) President, , announced an investment plan in FTTH for IPTV, with internet services of 20 to 60 megawatts to households.   This service is already available in Villa Morra and Ciudad Nueva; and now we have signed an agreement to extend it to 10 more Asuncions neighborhoods. Later, we [...]

Telefonica expands FTTH and focuses on IPTV

In its third quarter report, Telefónica highlighted the growth of its FTTH network in markets such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, where the strategy is to continue with the fiber deployment for Ultra Broadband and IPTV/OTT services. The total pay TV base in Latin America reached 4.8 million. In Argentina, retail broadband accesses decreased [...]

Mexico’s Totalplay taps MediaKind to drive shift to cloud

MediaKind (formerly known as Ericsson Media Solutions) announced that Totalplay will deploy its Encoding Live video processing solution to support a smooth migration to the cloud and enable the delivery of its IPTV content in Mexico. The new virtualized solution enables Totalplay to deliver next generation immersive TV services to its subscribers now and in [...]

Brazil’s Oi expands FTTH network to 21 cities

Brazilian telecommunication company Oi announced the expansion of its fiber optic service to 21 new cities in the country during September. The operator is using its transport network to accelerate the launch of the product. Oi Fibra service offers speeds of up to 200 mbps and bundles with IPTV and VoiP. So far, the company [...]

MediaKind launches new solution for Mediaroom operators

MediaKind (previously Ericsson Media Solutions) announced the launch of MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom, a new solution that enables existing Mediaroom operators to upgrade to the MediaFirst TV Platform. The introduction of MediaFirst Client with a cloud-based SaaS platform enables current Mediaroom operators to deliver a converged multiscreen experience and respond to the fast-paced nature of [...]

Telefónica to accelerate FTTH deployment in Latin America

In a meeting with investors and analysts in London this week, Telefónica confirmed its intention to accelerate the deployment of FTTH in several Latin American markets. The companys Global Network Manager Enrique Blanco said that Telefónica will accelerate the deployment of FTTH in Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia, replicating the [...]

Claro starts offering pay TV in Argentina

Claro (América Móvil) has started offering its new pay TV service via IPTV to a small number of customers in Vicente López, a city located in Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina, according to what NexTV News Latam could find out. Since the beginning of this year the company has the license to offer pay TV in [...]