Tag Archives: Millicom

Sutel approves Millicom-Telefonica merger in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Telecommunications Superintendence (Sutel), responsible for regulating the telecommunications market in Costa Rica, approved the merger request presented by Millicom Cable Costa Rica S.A. and Telefonica de Costa Rica S.A. in an official statement.  The operation was approved by Sutel because, according to the regulator, there is no evidence of potential anti-competitive effects [...]

Telefonica sells its Panamanian operations to Cable Onda

Once the relevant regulatory approvals have been obtained, Telefonica Centroamerica Inversiones S.L. announced it has sold the entire Telefonica Moviles Panama S.A. shares capital to Cable Onda S.A., Millicom International Cellulars subsidiary, for USD 594 million.  According to what the company officially reported, after closing this operation, Telefonica has completed the sale of three of [...]

Telefonica Costa Rica and Tigo’s merger is in economic analysis phase

The authorization request for Telefonica Costa Rica and Millicoms merger -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand- made a two-steps more advance in the process, which is still being developed at the Telecommunications Superintendence (Sutel). According to the entity, the request has already finished the admissibility phase and the economic analysis was started. [...]

Tigo adds Amazon Prime Video’s catalog in Paraguay

The Millicom company – whose operations in Latin America are made under the Tigo brand – added the Amazon Prime Videos catalog to postpaid Paraguayan customers. It is the sixth country to which the OTT enters, which is already available in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala. The offer includes more than 4 [...]

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 [...]

Amazon Prime Video’s catalog joins Tigo in Costa Rica

The company Millicom -branded as Tigo in Latin America-, announced that it will include Amazon Prime Videos series, films and documentaries catalog in Costa Rican  content offering. As detailed by the company, customers will be able to have Prime Videos content for free during the first three months. After that period, they will have a [...]

Millicom finishes its Telefonica’s acquisition in Nicaragua

Millicom announced that it has completed the acquisition of Telefónica Nicaragua mobile operations, the first of the three subsidiaries of the Spanish company that it bought last February together with the Panamanian and Costa Rican ones. The transaction was valued at USD 437 million With the acquisition, Tigo is adding about 4 million customers to [...]

Millicom’s total ARPU grows thanks to Cable Onda

Tigo (Millicom) presented its first quarter 2019 results report, in which the company informed that its Average Revenue per User (ARPU) increased in a 1.7%,  in line with a 0.6% increase in local currency terms year-on-year, as the impact of weaker currencies was offset by the favorable impact of consolidating Panama, where the company acquired [...]

Tigo Sports to broadcast new Central America Premier Cup

Tigo Sports (Millicom) will develop Central America Premier Cups broadcasts, new football championship endorsed by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and the Central American Football Union (UNCAF), which came up as a regional football teams initiative, and eight clubs from five different countries will take part of it. The [...]

TigoUne and Tigo Music to switch off in Colombia

TV channels TigoUne and Tigo Music will no longer be part of Colombian programming grids from April. According to the company, it is a strategic business decision, and it indicated that the channels closure will allow us to focus our efforts and resources in our strongest value, based in building digital highways to more Colombians. [...]