Tag Archives: 4G

Uruguay moves forward in FTTH implementation

Andres Tolosa, President of the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that 85% of households in the country have access to the internet, and 75% of them already have fiber optic network installed.  Tolosa explained that percentages described above means that Uruguay reports over one million families with internet access, and households with FTTH installed leaves the [...]

Argentina launches National Plan of Telecommunications and Connectivity

The government of Argentina announced the National Telecommunications and Connectivity Plan, which seeks to promote the development of new fixed broadband networks and 4G technology. The announcements were made by President Mauricio Macri and Deputy Chief of Staff Andrés Ibarra. “Reducing poverty is the most important goal of our government, which is why it is [...]

NexTV Series Argentina: Operators to debate the new pay TV competition

The countrys leading operators will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17 in Buenos Aires, to discuss the new strategies and challenges they will face with the arrival of new competition. Starting this year, Argentina moved towards the convergence of services and this allows telecommunications companies to enter [...]

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 becomes operational

Hispasat announced that Amazonas 5 satellite is now in its final 61° West orbital position and has begun to offer the telecommunications services for which it was designed after having successfully passed the exhaustive testing carried out in space. The new satellite offers coverage over the entire American continent and has an estimated useful life [...]

Cablevisión charges ahead towards quadruple play

The National Communications Entity (Enacom) of Argentina authorized Nextel, mobile operator of Cablevisión (Grupo Clarín), to provide 4G services in the 900 Mhz and 2.5 Ghz frequencies the company already owns. The Enacom board authorized the project submitted by Nextel and granted it the license to provide Advanced Mobile Communications Services. In return, Nextel will [...]

Avantel in Colombia launched TV Everywhere and VOD platform for its 4G LTE mobiles

  Telephony company Avantel from Colombia launched for their mobile customers with postpaid 4G LTE technology plans its own new TV Everywhere (TVE) and Video On Demand (VOD) platform, Avantel+, informed local newspaper Portafolio. It will have a monthly credit of 20 Gb as an extra to its data plans with no additional cost for [...]

Turner y EnterPlay afirmaron en el NexTV Summit Brasil 2015 que el 4G ayudará al desarrollo de los OTTsTurner and EnterPlay assured that 4G will help the development of OTTs during NexTV Summit Brazil 2015

El Vicepresidente de Negocios de la programadora Turner en Brasil, Leonardo Lenz Cesar, y el Director de Operaciones del proveedor brasileño de plataformas OTT EnterPlay, Jorge Salles, coincidieron en el NexTV Summit Brasil 2015 (16 de junio en Sao Paulo, Brasil) que la tecnología 4G (red LTE) de banda ancha para dispositivos móviles contribuirá en [...]

DirecTV seguirá con su estrategia de paquetización de TV e Internet en VenezuelaDirecTV to continue with its TV and Internet bundle strategy in Venezuela

La compañía norteamericana de TV Satelital DirecTV obtuvo una licencia LTE (4G) para operar en Venezuela. De esta forma, la plataforma de DTH podrá extender su estrategia latinoamericana de empaquetamiento de servicios de TV e Internet también en ese país. DirecTV ya ofrece paquetes de TV junto con Internet en Mendoza y Córdoba de Argentina, [...]

Brasil reprograma la subasta de la banda de 700 MHz para el 30 de septiembreBrazilian tender for the 700 MHz band rescheduled to September 30th

El Tribunal de Cuentas de la Unión (TCU) de Brasil levantó la medida cautelar que había suspendido la subasta por la banda de 700 MHz para la red LTE (4G) a principios de agosto. Luego de esta resolución, la Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) reprogramó el concurso y fijó el 23 de septiembre como el [...]