Tag Archives: Fiber optic

Oi announces its relaunch with fiber optic

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi presented its strategic plan last Tuesday, which defines the companys direction during the next three years. The operator, which is going through a judicial recovery process, considers the expansion of its services offered through FTTH as its main focus. According to the plan detailed by the company, Oi plans to end [...]

YOFC continues its Latin American expansion

YOFC Yangtze Fiber Optic and Cable Company Ltd of China, considered the largest fiber optic and cable supplier worldwide, is aimed to expand itself from Asia, with a view to Africa and Latin America. The company’s first commercial investment in the region took place in Peru, and its goal is to become the largest network [...]

Axtel sells its fiber optic business to Megacable in USD 60 million

Mexican telecommunications company Axtel ran an agreement to sell its fiber optic business to Megacable in Guadalajara, Leon, Puebla, Queretaro and Toluca. The transaction, which is effective since last May 1st, made Megacable to add 55 thousand residential customers and micro-business, 1,370 fiber optic network kilometers and other assets related to the mass segment operation [...]

Personal launches Flow in Paraguay

Pay-TV operator Personal (Telecom) launched Flow in Paraguay, an IPTV service with new features that allow subscribers to watch live TV, series, movies and premieres from any device and anywhere. It is an OTT that includes more than a hundred channels and more than 90 in HD, and above 6,500 on demand content. Into the [...]

Mexico relaunches public tender for wholesale fiber optic network

Mexico will launch once again a tender next month in order to implement and operate a fiber optic wholesale network to guarantee greater connectivity in the country, according to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Although Red Trunk tender was planned for October 2018, it was postponed for this year after its approval in 2013, under [...]

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 [...]

Netgem, ZTE partner to deliver TV solutions in Latin America

Netgem announced a software agreement with ZTE for the delivery of complete TV solutions to operators in Latin America. The partnership starts in Mexico with IPTV operator TotalPlay (Grupo Salinas). Beginning in Q217, ZTE will deliver to Totalplay set-top boxes embedding Netgem middleware software. In a statement, Netgem said it will continue to directly maintain [...]

Argentina’s Arsat signs deal with Colsecor to offer TV and Internet in small cities

The state-owned telecommunications company Arsat announced an agreement with Colsecor, entity that gathers more than 200 cooperatives of Argentina, for the provision of multicast transport services and Internet through its Federal Fiber Optic Network.   Through the agreement, Colsecor is committed to connect in a first stage a minimum of 50 cities providing internet services [...]

Cantv moves forward with its fiber optic network in Venezuela

  The state-owned telecommunications company Cantv from Venezuela has completed the construction of 5,700 Km of fiber-optic network, of which 4,700 Km are already lit with 176 nodes serving 15,000 subscribers. This initiative is part of Eighth Project of Universal Telecommunications Service (Opsut in Spanish), promoted by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel).   In the second [...]