Tag Archives: Costa Rica

Tigo One TV adds HBO app in Costa Rica

Tigo One TV platform, which combines linear TV with VOD, announced the integration of the HBO app in Costa Rica. The service also includes access to Crackle, Fox and YouTube. The new HBO app allows unlimited access to more than 2,000 exclusive titles of the network, of which 70% correspond to movies and the rest [...]

Liberty completes acquisition of Cabletica

Liberty Latin America announced that it has completed the acquisition of an 80% stake in Cabletica, a leading Costa Rican cable operator. The company was acquired for an enterprise value of CRC 146 billion (approximately USD 250 million) Televisora de Costa Rica, the former owner, will maintain the remaining 20% interest. The deal had been [...]

Tigo increases residential internet speeds in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica will increase the Internet speed to residential customers of the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM in Spanish), free of charge and automatically. The process began on September 20 and will continue, progressively, for a period of 45 days. The company said that customers that are outside the GAM will receive this benefit in [...]

Millicom receives approval to buy two regional cable operators in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) has approved the acquisition of Cable Zarcero and Cable Max by Millicom, which operates in the country under the Tigo brand. According to the regulator, there were no indications of potential adverse effects for the competition derived from the acquisition of both companies. The transaction includes the commercial operation, the [...]

Tigo Sports launches in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica has launched, on a trial basis, the sports network Tigo Sports, following an agreement with Mexican group Multimedios Televisión, La Nación reported. It will be officially launched in the coming weeks and will be available in digital TV and HD packages in channels 709 and 9. The programming will have a high [...]

Tigo requests authorization to acquire two regional cable operators in Costa Rica

Tigo (Millicom) submitted to Costa Rica’s Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) two requests for concentration authorization to move forward with the purchase of regional operators Cable Televisión Doble R, which uses the Cable Max brand, and Cable Zarcero S.A, El Financiero reported. The requests were submitted by Millicom Costa Rica at the end June. Sutel has already [...]

Movistar Series expands in Central America

The new channel Movistar Series is now available in Guatemala and Costa Rica with a lineup that includes original productions such as “La Peste”, “La Zona”, “Felix” and ” Mira lo que has hecho”, among others. The TV channel is part of the offer of Movistar Play, the streaming service that allows access to content [...]

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 [...]