Tag Archives: Bogotá

Fixed connectivity is still strengthen in Latin American households

During the last edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, Monia Gomes, Head of Business Development Latam at WeTek, Efrain Martinez, CTO at ETB Colombia, Camilo Moreno, Engineering Director at Conexion Digital and Angel Vacacela Díaz, CTO at Univisia [...]

ETB aims to have one million homes with FTTH in Colombia

The Bogotas Telecommunications Company  (ETB) intends to record one million homes connected with FTTH, that is, 200 thousand more than those covered in 2018. The networks expansion will cover all of Bogota. The company invested a total of USD 109.5 million this year, of which 25% will be destined to  this project. When we started [...]

Colombian pay TV faces the arrival of OTTs and ISPs to the market

As part of the 2019 edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, the panel “The new era for cable operators” featured Sergio Restrepo, CEO of Cable Mio – Tevecom, Gabriel Ferrer, General Manager at Codisert, Bruno Magalhães, Director of [...]

Movistar eSports adds Ubeat content in Latin America

Telefonica and Mediapro agreed to develop the Movistar Esports Ubeat channel together in Latin America, focused on promoting electronic sports, which is already available at the OTT Movistar Play. Initially, the proposal is available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Movistar eSports Ubeat will have more than ten original formats focused on [...]

Nextv Series debates pay TV through OTT in Colombia

Nextv Series Colombia 2019 will meet next June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota with more than 30 executives from the main TV, OTT and online video companies from Colombia and the Andean region to discuss the future of the industry. The panel OTT Pay TV and the  revolution of direct to consumer [...]

Fox Telecolombia to produce contents together with Sony Pictures Television

Colombian content producer Fox Telecolombia has came to terms with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) to produce and distribute three titles, including two series and a soap opera. In addition, Samuel Duque Duque, President of the company, announced that a series with Claro and a possible co-production project with Viacom International Studios are also in process. [...]

Win expands its TV and fiber optic internet offer in Peru

The Peruvian telecommunications operator Win announced it will offer TV over the internet through Wing TV. The platform will be available for customers using Android devices, and its catalog will include national FTA TV channels, some internationals and several applications available, such as Netflix, HBO and others. A USD 200 thousand investment  is estimated for [...]

Discovery takes Food Network to Colombia through Movistar TV

The Discovery channel announced an agreement with Movistar to make Food Network, focused on the food markets content, available in Colombia through Movistar TVs channel 851 (HD) The channel will be available in Movistars Zaphire Plus plan. Increasing our entertainment content catalog is one of Movistar Colombias aims. Our customers demand quality and different content, [...]

DirecTV to take FIFA U-20 World Cup from Poland to Latin America

FIFA U-20 World Cup is scheduled to begin this Thursday, May 23rd, and will be based on Poland this year. The football competition will be broadcast on DirecTV Sports and several National Teams will take part of it, such as the ones from Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Honduras, Panama and Uruguay. The competition calendar indicates [...]

Bogota’s Majorship won’t sell ETB

Bogotas Majorship decided not to sell Bogotas Telecommunications Company (ETB), as confirmed by Beatriz Arbeláez, Finance Secretary of that city. The announcement was made by Jorge Castellanos Rueda, who presides ETB since 2016. In December 2018, Cundinamarca Administrative Court ruled in the second legal instance against the District and ratified the nullity of ETB sale, [...]