Tag Archives: Internet

Tigo increases residential internet speeds in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica will increase the Internet speed to residential customers of the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM in Spanish), free of charge and automatically. The process began on September 20 and will continue, progressively, for a period of 45 days. The company said that customers that are outside the GAM will receive this benefit in [...]

Telecom Argentina 1H18 revenues up 29.1%

Telecom Argentina announced that during the first semester of 2018, consolidated revenues increased by 29.1% compared to the same period last year to AR$ 64,179 million (USD 2,155 million), mainly driven by cable TV (Cablevisión), Internet and mobile services. According to the groups report, Telecom Argentina registered a net loss of AR$ 4,912 million (USD [...]

Paraguay wants to regulate telecom service cancellations

The Paraguayan ombudsman, Miguel Godoy, has presented a draft bill to regulate the contracts of telephone, Internet and pay TV companies. Specifically, the initiative seeks to prohibit companies from charging a cost for the service cancellation. According to ABC Color, the preliminary draft mentions that users will be able to terminate the contract at the [...]

Colombia’s ETB reports loss but gains pay TV, Internet subs

The Telecommunication Company of Bogotá (ETB) announced the financial results for the first half of the year in which it reported a loss of CO $ 113 billion (USD 38 million) due to depreciation and amortization of investments from previous years. However, the company highlighted “the addition of more customers and growth rates higher than [...]

Argentina’s Arsat signs deal with Colsecor to offer TV and Internet in small cities

The state-owned telecommunications company Arsat announced an agreement with Colsecor, entity that gathers more than 200 cooperatives of Argentina, for the provision of multicast transport services and Internet through its Federal Fiber Optic Network.   Through the agreement, Colsecor is committed to connect in a first stage a minimum of 50 cities providing internet services [...]

Uruguay tiene la conexión a Internet más veloz de LatinoaméricaUruguay has the fastest Internet connection of Latin America

En este contexto en donde el surgimiento y la expansión de servicios de distribución de video por Internet es cada vez mayor, el informe Akamai reportó que al final del segundo trimestre de 2015, Uruguay es el país latinoamericano con la conexión a Internet más veloz, con un promedio de 5,9 Mbps y picos de [...]

En Argentina el tráfico de datos en Internet se duplicó en un año y más de la mitad es generado por el videoIn Argentina, Internet traffic data has doubled in one year and more than half of it is generated by video consumption

Según la Cámara Argentina de Internet (Cabase), el tráfico de datos en Internet de ese país se duplicó en los últimos doce meses y más de la mitad del total es generado por el video. Los nuevos hábitos de consumo de entretenimiento, TV y video están poniendo a prueba la infraestructura de Internet en todo [...]

Será lanzado el 30 de septiembre el Arsat-2 que dará servicios de video en LatinoaméricaArsat-2 will be launched on September 30th for the provision of video service in Latin America

El Arsat-2, el segundo satélite de la compañía del estado argentino Arsat, será lanzado el 30 de septiembre y para ello ya ha sido trasladado a la ciudad de Kourou, en la Guayana Francesa, desde donde se efectuará el despegue a cargo de la compañía Arianespace. El satélite, que estará ubicado en la posición orbital [...]