Tag Archives: Antel

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 [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

Edgar Welker enters to the TV sports rights market in Uruguay

Edgar Welker, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) bought last December 2018 the rights to broadcast  several football competitions for Uruguay on cable TV, FTA, radio and streaming, such as the South American Sub 17 and Sub 20 tournaments (both competitions already disputed) and the Copa America, through the company Dexary. Welker sold [...]

Uruguay to launch a new OTT for cinephiles

Uruguayan Cinema and Audiovisual Institute (ICAU) agreed with telecommunications company Antel the launch of a new OTT. Andrés Tolosa, Antels President,  said he offered ICAU Antels Vera + and Vera TV platforms to make the Institutes productions available. ICAU, according to Tolosa, will be in charge of the catalog, and Antel will make available its [...]

Telpin to integrate Colsecor’s Sensa platform

During NexTV Series Argentina, Dario Oliver, general manager of Telpin, said that the cooperative will soon launch Sensa, the product developed by Colsecor that integrates linear TV and VOD. The executive participated in the panel called “TV challenges for South American Telcos” with speakers from Paraguays Copaco and Uruguays Antel. Telpin started its IPTV development [...]

Antel to stream World Cup matches in 4K

Vera+, the online channel of the Uruguayan telecommunications company Antel, will offer the 64 matches of the soccer World Cup in Russia in HD and 4K HDR through its renewed mobile app. The company said that the app will offer users notifications of games, statistics, highlights and news, as well as the possibility to choose [...]

Veoflix plans to expand in Latin America

Uruguays streaming service Veoflix plans to expand its service in other countries. It is currently available in Uruguay in partnership with the telecommunications company Antel. Veoflix catalog mostly includes Argentine independent films. “We are planning to launch outside the country,” Veoflix director Ricardo Nugué said in an interview during the conference NexTV Series South America. [...]

Antel selects Elemental for OTT services

The Uruguayan state-owned telecommunications company Antel has selected Elemental video processing to power its new tier III datacenter, one of the most advanced in Latin America.   The new datacenter will provide the platform that allows Antel to expand the Uruguayan online streaming industry. In addition, it will host third party services: The BBC has [...]

Antel of Uruguay added BBC content to VOD platform Vera+

  State telecommunications company Antel of Uruguay announced through a press release that it has reached an agreement with the international trading arm of state British broadcaster BBC for the incorporation of its content through the Video On Demand (VOD) platform Vera+.   The 195 hours of BBC content represent various genres and publics and [...]

Claro y Antel de Uruguay rechazaron pedido de Movistar de regular aplicaciones móviles como Netflix, Whatsapp y SpotifyClaro and Antel from Uruguay rejected Movistar's request to regulate mobile apps such as Netflix, Spotify and Whatsapp

La empresa de telecomunicaciones Claro (América Móvil) y la Administración Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Antel) de Uruguay rechazaron el pedido que hizo la telco Movistar (Telefónica) para regular las aplicaciones móviles como Whatsapp, Netflix y Spotify. El Presidente de la Cámara de Telecomunicaciones y Gerente de Movistar, José Pedro Derrégibus, declaró a la revista local Búsqueda [...]