Tag Archives: Antel

Telcos are adapting themselves to new ways of content consumption

Daniel Fuentes, VP at Antel Uruguay, Gyorgy Zsembery, Group CEO, Home & Entertainment at Digicel and Henrik Sten, VP Sales and Development at Vewd, starred the  Telcos and the new TV business panel, as part of the Nextv CEO Latin America conference, which took place last week at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami. [...]

Tenfield acquires TV broadcasting rights for the coming Uruguayan National Team matches this year

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) Executive Council officially reported that it has come to terms with Tenfield S.A., authorizing it to broadcast the four Uruguayan National Teams matches from the coming October and November FIFA official fixture dates.   The Uruguayan football regulator reported that Tenfield, in order to provide the corresponding service to its associated [...]

Cablevision Flow now available through Antel in Uruguay

Cablevision Flow, available in Uruguay since 2017 on mobile phones, tablets and PCs, is now also available on TVs in the country through the Antel FTTH services. We are proud to launch this new Cablevision Flow stage in Uruguay. Our aim is to always put our customers at the center and give an answer to [...]

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. [...]