Tag Archives: FTTH

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, [...]

Digicel launches triple play in Bermuda

Telecommunications company Digicel has launched triple play through its FTTH network in Bermuda. The offer includes speeds of up to 200 mbps, three TV plans and fibre phone options. TV plans include between 55 and 129 channels. The package with 104 channels and a 25Mbps connection is priced at USD 185. The platform offers new [...]

Entel launches IPTV in Chile

Chilean telecommunications company Entel has launched IPTV, broadband and telephony services through its new FTTH network, available in the capital, Santiago. This way, the company strengthens its offer for the residential market. The basic IPTV plan includes 74 channels (48 in HD) and integrates access to Netflix and Youtube. In addition, the service includes catch [...]

Colombia’s ETB reports loss but gains pay TV, Internet subs

The Telecommunication Company of Bogotá (ETB) announced the financial results for the first half of the year in which it reported a loss of CO $ 113 billion (USD 38 million) due to depreciation and amortization of investments from previous years. However, the company highlighted “the addition of more customers and growth rates higher than [...]

Vivo expands FTTH network in Brazil

Telefonica Brasil, which operates under the Vivo brand, has launched its FTTH network in three new cities in the interior of Sao Paulo and Pernambuco, where it will serve 87,000 households. Vivo offers speeds up to 300 mbps. Vivo said it launched its fiber network in Cosmópolis and Hortolândia, in the interior of São Paulo, [...]

Vivo expands FTTH network in Sao Paulo

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefónica) announced that it has invested R$ 11 million (USD 3.3 million) to launch its FTTH service in Lençóis Paulista and Campo Limpo Paulista, in the interior of the state of Sao Paulo, where it now offers speeds up to 300 Mbps. The company’s network in these municipalities will serve 106 [...]

Telefónica focusing on IPTV, FTTH in Brazil

Telefónica is betting on the growth of IPTV along with the expansion of its FTTH network in Brazil. During a conference with analysts to present Q117 results, the company, which operates under the Vivo brand, provided details on the strategy for the local market. “Today it is possible to deploy an FTTH network for half [...]

Argentina’s Arsat to reach 20,000 kilometers of operational fiber network

The president of the telecommunications company Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, announced that in two weeks the network of the Federal Internet Plan will reach 20,000 kilometers of illuminated fiber across the country. “When we took office, there were only 6,500 miles of illuminated fiber, we will be able to soon announce that in less than [...]

BTC reaches 5,000 users with FTTH service

Since its launch last year, Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) announced that it has signed up more than 5,000 residents to its FTTH and Flow TV services. BTC said that is the only operator to offer a fiber to the home solution, which allows users to access up to 1GB or more of data. Through its [...]

Entel Bolivia to offer triple play via FTTH

Bolivian telecommunications company Entel has announced that it will begin offering triple play via its FTTH network starting in March. The announcement was made by Entels General Manager, Oscar Coca. According to local media, the executive said that the company will increase the broadband speed from 12 mbps to 50 mbps. Entel has been rolling [...]