Tag Archives: FTTH

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 [...]

Metrotel and Iplan rule out offering own TV service, want to make their networks available to other operators

Germán Garay, CTO of Metrotel, and Damián Maldini, general manager of Iplan participated in NexTV Series Argentina, where they detailed their business plan in the new competition scenario. Both executive were part of the panel called “Fiber to the home (FTTH) and new video services”. Garay said they are “in a very large expansion process” [...]

Brazil’s TIM introduces FTTH broadband plans with access to video services

Brazilian telecommunications operator TIM (Telecom Italia) reformulated its fixed broadband offer, which it markets under the TIM Live brand, with the launch of new FTTH packages that include online content from partners such as Fox+, Cartoon Network, Looke and Esporte Interativo. The new offer is initially available in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, but [...]