Tag Archives: Internet

Win extends its internet offer to expand itself throughout Metropolitan Lima and Callao

Peruvian operator Win announced its expansion to all the countrys households in Metropolitan Lima and Callao, to meet the market needs with a 100% fiber optic internet offer. In this first year our expansion -throughout Metropolitan Lima and Callao- has been sustained. We started with trials in San Miguel and Puerto Libre, where the reception [...]

Chilean Deputies Chamber approves VAT collection on digital platforms

With 123 votes in favor, 20 against and four abstentions, the Chilean Deputies Chamber approved VAT payment (19%) on digital platforms monthly subscriptions. The initiative had been announced by Chilean Finance Minister, Felipe Larrain.   The Governments proposal consist of a specific, indirect and substitute tax for any other, on digital platforms provided by people or [...]

Tigo launches new series on responsible internet use

Tigo made a presentation in Bogota, Colombia, the first chapter of Patchers, Guardianes de Internet, its first original production in the country. It is a five-chapter miniseries that will focus on challenges and opportunities of the digital world. The series is fully developed in Colombia, and all the team, including actors, will be from there. [...]

VTR evaluates creating new low cost company to offer pay TV and internet

VTR, Liberty Latin America Groups operator with a triple play offer in Chile, is evaluating the possibility of implementing a new low cost company to offer more basic products with cheaper prices. Some of the main ones would be pay TV with fewer channels available and internet with lower connection speed.  50% of Chilean households [...]

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 [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

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 [...]

Gigared Argentina launches quadruple play offer with Movistar

The MSO Gigared, which operates in the Argentines Northeast (Corrientes, Crespo, Parana, Posadas, Resistencia, Santa Fe City and Santo Tome) announced an agreement with Movistar, under which it will be in charge of selling and billing the new packages that they will offer together, which will include internet, TV, fixed and mobile telephony. According to [...]

Optical Networks applies content protection to children on the internet

Peruvian telecommunications company Optical Networks is the first one in the country that generalizes a content filter in its internet offer, in order to improve children protection, according to what is established by the Law for the Promotion for a Safe and Responsible Use of Information and Communication Technologies for children and teenagers (Law N° [...]

Unifique launches TV offer through IPTV in Brazil

After making investments in fiber optic networks, the Unifique telecommunications company, located in Santa Catarina, Brazil, will launch TV Unifique this week, a TV through IPTV service that will allow its clients to record, backtrack and forward programming content to watch contents anytime and anywhere. TV Unifique will also allow subscribers to record up to [...]