Tag Archives: FTTH

Uruguay moves forward in FTTH implementation

Andres Tolosa, President of the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that 85% of households in the country have access to the internet, and 75% of them already have fiber optic network installed.  Tolosa explained that percentages described above means that Uruguay reports over one million families with internet access, and households with FTTH installed leaves the [...]

Telefonica Brazil grows in IPTV and continues its FTTH deployment

In its Q2 2019 quarterly results report, Telefonica -which is known as Vivo in Brazil- recorded revenues valued at USD 123,5 million in pay TV. The figure means a 1.8% fall in relation to the same period 2018, when revenues on that area were USD 125,9 million. The company also recorded revenues of USD 127,5 [...]

Telefonica Peru grows in pay TV and FTTH in Q2 2019

In its Q2 2019 quarterly results report, Telefonica Peru reported operating revenues valued at USD 609.9 million. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1% fall related to the same period 2018. According to the company, revenues from local telephony, internet and pay TV services recorded USD 235.7 million, which means a 0.8% growth compared to [...]

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 [...]

Fixed connectivity is still strengthen in Latin American households

During the last edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, Monia Gomes, Head of Business Development Latam at WeTek, Efrain Martinez, CTO at ETB Colombia, Camilo Moreno, Engineering Director at Conexion Digital and Angel Vacacela Díaz, CTO at Univisia [...]

ETB aims to have one million homes with FTTH in Colombia

The Bogotas Telecommunications Company  (ETB) intends to record one million homes connected with FTTH, that is, 200 thousand more than those covered in 2018. The networks expansion will cover all of Bogota. The company invested a total of USD 109.5 million this year, of which 25% will be destined to  this project. When we started [...]

Telcos continue to expand FTTH networks to move towards OTT in the future

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference organized by Dataxis that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, the panel Telcos and the new TV business was developed.  It was attended by Rolando Barjas (COTAS Bolivia), Juan Carlos Benitez (Copaco Paraguay), Monia [...]

America Movil wants to come to terms with Brazilian ISPs to offer pay TV and telephony

As it was reported in the conference where America Movil presented its quarterly results report, the company wants to agree with Brazilian ISPs that do not offer convergent services yet. We are talking with them to offer pay TV and mobile telephony, said the Mexican groups COO, Oscar Von Hauske,and, although he did not confirm [...]