Tag Archives: FTTH

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 [...]

Algar expands FTTH network

Brazilian telecommunication company Algar is expanding its FTTH network. By the end of 2019, the plan is to cover close to 70% of the homes of the 87 municipalities in its concession area. In some cities, coverage will reach 98% in the urban area. “The technology allows us to offer plans with speeds of up [...]

TIM expands FTTH network in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company TIM has launched FTTH services under the brand TIM Live – in Goiânia, in the state of Goiás. This is the second capital city (outside Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), where it launches this product (the first one was Salvador in Bahia). The deployment in Goiânia includes 83 neighborhoods, which [...]

Brazil’s Oi expands FTTH network to 21 cities

Brazilian telecommunication company Oi announced the expansion of its fiber optic service to 21 new cities in the country during September. The operator is using its transport network to accelerate the launch of the product. Oi Fibra service offers speeds of up to 200 mbps and bundles with IPTV and VoiP. So far, the company [...]

Oi speeds up FTTH deployment in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi expects to reach 1 million FTTH home passed in 19 cities this year, and 6 million by 2020. In order to achieve this goal, the strategy is to reuse the transport network to create the fiber accesses. According to the companys executives, when taking advantage of the current infrastructure, the total [...]

Movistar Argentina moves forward with fiber deployment, announces new offer for residential clients

Movistar announced a new offer for its fiber customer base, which has reached 300,000 homes connected, the company said in a statement. The new offer includes unlimited calls to fixed lines nationwide, 300 Mbps of Internet speed and the new Smart WiFi application to auto-manage the wireless connection and devices from the smartphone. Currently, Movistar [...]

Telefónica to accelerate FTTH deployment in Latin America

In a meeting with investors and analysts in London this week, Telefónica confirmed its intention to accelerate the deployment of FTTH in several Latin American markets. The companys Global Network Manager Enrique Blanco said that Telefónica will accelerate the deployment of FTTH in Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia, replicating the [...]

Telpin to integrate Colsecor’s Sensa platform

During NexTV Series Argentina, Dario Oliver, general manager of Telpin, said that the cooperative will soon launch Sensa, the product developed by Colsecor that integrates linear TV and VOD. The executive participated in the panel called “TV challenges for South American Telcos” with speakers from Paraguays Copaco and Uruguays Antel. Telpin started its IPTV development [...]