Tag Archives: Bolivia

Comteco offers additional points

Bolivia’s Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Cochabamba (Comteco) now offers the possibility of installing an adittional point of pay TV in another home, local news site Opinion reported. The prices of the packages for the second home are less expensive, according to the local media. Comtecos Commercial Manager, said that the goal is to make cable TV [...]

Tigo increases prices in Bolivia

Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) has increased the price of its cable and Internet plans in Bolivia “due to the programming costs”, according to local Página Siete newspaper. Tigo increased the prices of cable and Internet services by Bo$ 11 (USD 1.5) and Bo$ 19 (USD 3). In a statement, the company explains that there was [...]

Crackle launches on Tigo Bolivia

Sony Pictures Television Networks announced the launch of its SVOD service Crackle on Tigos platform in Bolivia, one of the most important telecommunications operators in the country. Crackle will be available for a $25 (USD 3.5) monthly fee for Tigo subscribers of any internet package, as well as for Triple Play clients with more than [...]

Crackle launches in Bolivia with Cotas

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America (SPTN Latin America) announced the launch of its authenticated SVOD service Crackle on Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Santa Cruz (Cotas). Customers of the Bolivian operator can subscribe Crackle for a USD 3.9 monthly fee. In one year, over 50 operators in Latin America have added Crackle to their service offer, [...]

Entel expands fiber network in Bolivia

Bolivian National Telecommunications Company (Entel) has extended the coverage of its FTTH network to more cities. Recently, Entel announced the launch of the service in Chuquisaca, Potosí and Cochabamba states. Entel’s fiber optic network is already available in Monteagudo (Chuquisaca), Tupiza, Uyuni and Villazón (in Potosí) and in Villa Tunari, Shinahota, Chimore, Ivirgarzama and Entre [...]

Bolivia to switch off analogue TV in 2019

The President of the Authority for the Regulation and Control of Telecommunications and Transport (ATT), Roy Méndez, said that in November 2019, the analogue switch-off will take place in La Paz, El Alto, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz.  According to La Jornada, the executive also said that they are holding meetings with television companies to clear [...]

Bolivia’s TKSAT-1 provides free-to-air channels to 150,000 households

Iván Zambrana, director of the Bolivian Space Agency (ABE), said that there are currently 150,000 households receiving the free-to-air channels provided by the Túpac Katari (TKSAT-1) satellite, as well as another 30,000 accessing the service of the National Telecommunications Company of Bolivia (Entel). The TKSAT-1 offers 25 channels and an equal number of free national [...]

Bolívar signs deals with pay TV operators

Bolivian soccer team Bolívar, current champion of the tournament, has recently sold its TV rights to three pay TV operators – Cotas, Inter Satelital and Coteor- and is about to close another agreement with the company Digital Cable, Bolivars General Manager, Fernando Ibargüen told NexTV News Latam. Clausura 2017 tournament begins today, July 28. Ibargüen said that these agreements are [...]

Bolívar TV expects to reach 45,000 paid users in four years

OTT service Bolivar TV, which was launched in May and offers the matches of the Bolivian soccer team, wants to reach 5,000 paid users this year, and expects to reach 45,000 in four years, Fernando Ibargüen, Bolívars General Manager, told NexTV News Latam during the course of the conference NexTV Series South America in Buenos [...]

Bolivar launches live soccer streaming app

Bolivian team Bolivar has launched a new application called Bolivar TV- to offer live streaming of its home games on mobile devices. Bolivar is the only team of the Bolivian Professional Soccer League (LFPB in Spanish) that did not give up its TV broadcasting rights, so initially it offered some games on YouTube. Now, it has [...]