Tag Archives: El Salvador

El Salvador to examine third America Movil request to buy Telefonica

After two applications to buy Telefonica in El Salvador declared inadmissible, the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) decided to accept a third America Movil request and will begin the technical, economic and legal review of the transaction, to determine if it would limit competition in some way. In a 90 business day period, the agency will [...]

Cable Color strengthens its regional operations and focuses on its FTTH networks

In the last eight months, the Honduran company Cable Color has invested USD 2 million in strengthening its FTTH networks. In addition, it consolidated its regional operation, which includes Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama and El Salvador. Cable Color’s offer in El Salvador will include cable TV, digital TV, HD TV, internet, fixed telephony, IP voice [...]

America Movil submitts a third request to acquire Telefonica El Salvador

America Movil -through its subsidiary Claro- requested the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) the authorization to acquire Telefonica (Movistar) in that country. The company sent the third request for the merger to the Salvadoran organization last September 19th, after the institution declared the second request inadmissible due to the lack of documentation required to authorize the [...]

Marca Claro and YouTube develop free Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games broadcast for Latin America

As officially reported on the Marca Claro website, part of the America Movil Group, all Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games activities will be available for free for the first time  on the Marca Claro official YouTube account. The offer will be valid in 17 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican [...]

HBO GO now available on Roku in Latin America

Beginning today, HBO GO users will be able to enjoy HBO exclusive content on the Roku platform in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. Roku users will now have direct access to thousands of HBO titles, including the eight seasons of Game of Thrones, hit series such [...]

Economic concentration between America Movil and Telefonica in El Salvador is declared ‘inadmissible’ again

Salvadoran Competence Superintendence (SC) declared the economic merger request presented by America Movil as inadmissible, aimed at acquiring the necessary share capital to control Telefonicas operations in El Salvador. The resolution was pronounced by the entity on Monday, August 26th, and the economic agents involved were notified on Wednesday, August 28th. America Movil submitted this [...]

Sky adds Playboy TV and Venus to its programming grid in Mexico and Central America

The premium content platform for adults HOTGO Media announced Playboy TV and Venus channels are now added into Skys programming grid in in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Both channels are already available through a monthly subscription, PPV and HOTGO, from any device with an internet connection. [...]

Salvadoran TV channel Genteve owes more than USD 26 thousand for radioelectric spectrum use

Salvadoran Electricity and Telecommunications General Superintendency (SIGET) officially announced that the FTA TV channel Genteve debts more than USD 26 thousand for not having paid for using its radio spectrum part to the entity since October 2016. According to the agency, Genteve is a concesionare of the band range  of 560-688 MHz. According to what [...]

America Movil’s request to acquire Telefonica in El Salvador is declared ‘inadmissible’

Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) declared inadmissible the economic concentration request that America Movil submitted on March 5th to buy Telefonicas shares in El Salvador, after the announcement made in January on the agreement to buy Telefonicas subsidiary in the country for USD 315 million. According to an official statement from the SC, America Movil was [...]

Tigo Sports to broadcast new Central America Premier Cup

Tigo Sports (Millicom) will develop Central America Premier Cups broadcasts, new football championship endorsed by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and the Central American Football Union (UNCAF), which came up as a regional football teams initiative, and eight clubs from five different countries will take part of it. The [...]