Tag Archives: Internet

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 [...]

Win expands its TV and fiber optic internet offer in Peru

The Peruvian telecommunications operator Win announced it will offer TV over the internet through Wing TV. The platform will be available for customers using Android devices, and its catalog will include national FTA TV channels, some internationals and several applications available, such as Netflix, HBO and others. A USD 200 thousand investment  is estimated for [...]

Cotel relaunches its pay TV offer

Bolivian Telecommunications Cooperatives (COTEL) General Manager, Fernando Dips, informed that the company will make changes in its pay TV offers, starting next June 1st. One of the most outstanding news is that all the companys pay TV content catalog will be available in HD. In addition, it was reported that customers already subscribed will have [...]

Tigo reaches more than one million homes in Bolivia

The telecommunications company Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, is now available in more than one million households in Bolivia. According to the company, that was possible because of the company’s investment to develop a coaxial fiber optic network in the country. The investment of the company is estimated at USD [...]