Tag Archives: FTTH

Fox Sports Mexico begins its sales process

The Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) Plenary approved the candidates proposed by Fox and Disney as Independent Auditor and Disincorporation Agent and, that way, allow Mexican Fox Sports channels sale. With the Agents designation, a six-month period is granted for the sale, extendible in an only opportunity for justified reasons. Once notified, Disney and Fox have [...]

Bitel strengthens its Peruvian participation and starts offering TV this year

Bitel (Viettel Telecom), a Vietnamese capitals company, plans to expand itself as telecommunications operator in Peru, where it will start offering TV from this year, according to its General Manager, Phan Hoang Viet. According to the executive, the first Bitels Peruvian step will be to offer internet, to later add TV and telephony. In addition, [...]

Claro adds locations with FTTH in Peru

Claro Peru plans to add locations with FTTH in 2019, to make a services-for-homes growth in at least 15 Peruvian cities. It will be the companys residential business largest investment in the 13 years it has been operating in that country. Claro Perus Residential Market Commercial VP, Roberto Bellido, explained that FTTH is more accepted [...]

Copaco to invest in new FTTH for IPTV

Sante Vallese, Paraguayan Communications Companys (Copaco) President, , announced an investment plan in FTTH for IPTV, with internet services of 20 to 60 megawatts to households.   This service is already available in Villa Morra and Ciudad Nueva; and now we have signed an agreement to extend it to 10 more Asuncions neighborhoods. Later, we [...]

Gigared adds locations with FTTH for OTT in Argentina

MSO Gigared, which operates in Argentine northeast (Corrientes, Crespo, Paraná, Posadas, Resistencia, City of Santa Fe and Santo Tomé), invested – after the incorporation of the Riverwood Capital Fund – USD 19.9 million between 2018 and that goes from 2019 to incorporate new locations with FTTH. Santo Tomé (Santa Fe) is already 100% fiber to [...]

Mexico’s Izzi deploys FTTH in Monterrey

Mexican operator Izzi Telecom (Televisa) has selected Furukawa to migrate its HFC network to FTTH in its Monterrey plant. The project is expected to last two years and will provide optical cables and connectivity accessories, as well as training in design and in installation of the solution. In a press release, Furukawa said this initiative [...]

Movistar expands FTTH network in Colombia

Movistar Colombia announced the launch of FTTH services in Santa Marta, capital of the Magdalena Department, with investments of CO$ 5 billion (USD 1.6 million). The offer includes speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Clients can subscribe to the Full Home plans with 10 Mbps for CO$ 129,900 (USD 40.7) per month or 20 Mbps [...]

Telefonica expands FTTH and focuses on IPTV

In its third quarter report, Telefónica highlighted the growth of its FTTH network in markets such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, where the strategy is to continue with the fiber deployment for Ultra Broadband and IPTV/OTT services. The total pay TV base in Latin America reached 4.8 million. In Argentina, retail broadband accesses decreased [...]

Oi FTTH network reaches 25 cities in Brasil

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi announced the expansion of its FTTH network to four new cities. In this way, it is now available in a total of 25 cities, reaching the target set for 2018. Oi Fibra launched in the cities of Varginha and Montes Claros in Minas Gerais, and in Angra dos Reis and Campos [...]