Tag Archives: Costa Rica

Chile’s VTR plays a central role in Liberty’s new structure

After Liberty Global’s restructuring process, Chilean pay TV operator VTR now plays a central role since it will be in charge of managing the new acquisitions of Liberty Latin America in the region, from Chile to Central America, with the exception of Panama, explained VTR CEO Guillermo Ponce in an interview with La Tercera. Earlier [...]

Tigo launches One TV platform in Costa Rica

Tigo has launched its One TV platform in Costa Rica, which integrates linear pay TV with OTT VOD services such as Fox and Crackle, among others. In this way, Costa Rica becomes the first market in Central America where the company offers this service. The platform allows users to access the programming on the TV [...]

Liberty Latin America to acquire 80% of Cabletica

Liberty Latin America announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 80% of Costa Rican cable operator, Cabletica. In the transaction, Cabletica is being valued at an enterprise value of CRC 143 billion (approximately USD 250 million). The current owners of Cabletica – Televisora de Costa Rica – will retain the remaining [...]

ICE expands into Central American markets

Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is preparing its expansion to other markets in Central America to become a regional player. For this purpose, it is partnering with other operators to offer mobile telephony and pay TV services. This way, the state-owned company will compete with Claro and Movistar in markets such as Honduras, [...]

Movistar launches DTH in Costa Rica

Movistar has commercially launched its prepaid DTH service in Costa Rica. The basic package, called Plan Pro HD, includes 15 HD channels, 54 in SD and three national TV networks for a monthly price of ¢9,900 (USD 17). The offer includes four plans. The options Pro HD + HBO MAX (77 channels, 20 in HD) [...]

ICE expands FTTH network

Costa Rica’s operator ICE has recently announced the launch of triple play services through its fiber network in Barva de Heredia, under the Kölbi brand. “We proudly move forward in connecting locations with fiber. With this offer, residential, SME and business customers of the region will be able to acquire triple play solutions, with voice, [...]

Crackle expands in Costa Rica with Cabletica

Sonys SVOD Crackle announced that is now available on Cabletica platform. Customers of the Costa Rican operator can subscribe for USD 3.5 per month. This way, customers gain access to Crackle’s library, which includes titles such as “Absentia”, the original series that premieres this month, and other productions such as “Preacher”, “Snatch: The Series” , [...]

Crackle launches on Tigo in Guatemala and Costa Rica

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America announced the expansion of the authenticated SVOD service Crackle into Guatemala and Costa Rica, as part of the agreement with Tigo (Millicom). At the end of June, Sony launched Crackle in Honduras in partnership with Tigo and said that the platform will reach soon the other markets where the [...]

Tigo Play launches in Costa Rica

Pay TV operator Tigo Star (Millicom) announced the launch of its TV Everywhere service Tigo Play in Costa Rica. The platform includes movies, sports and series. It is available through PCs and mobile devices.   According to information from its website, the service includes content from Fox Play, HBO GO, ESPN Play, Sony, AXN, Cinemax [...]