Tag Archives: Panamá

HBO Go is available on LG Smart TVs in Latin America

HBO Go, the OTT of HBO, will have available the exclusive content of the channel on their LG Smart TVs throughout Latin America from this Wednesday, March 20th,  To access the platform, subscribers must download the HBO app directly from the LG Store. We are constantly developing solutions related with consumer habits evolution , knowing [...]

Telefonica sells its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama to Millicom

Telefónica agreed with Millicom to sell its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. As reported by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the operations amount is USD 1,650 million, of which USD 570,9 million correspond to Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 million to Telefónica Panamá, and USD 430 , 2 million to Telefónica Nicaragua. [...]

Millicom reached 3.1 million cable subscribers

In the fourth quarter 2018 Millicom added 93 thousand organic HFC clients and another 368 thousand in Latin America for the operations acquired from Cable Onda in Panama, that is, 461 thousand cable customers to totalize 3.1 million in 2018. From the new organic customers, more than a third belongs to Une-Tigo, in Colombia, where [...]

Liberty Latin America to establish operation center in Panama City

Liberty Latin America announced yesterday it plans to establish its new operation center in Panama City. It is expected to be launched in late 2019. The company’s purpose is to leverage its scale and expertise and also to provide future growth opportunities to its employees. Betzalel Kenigsztein, COO of Liberty Latin America, said that selecting [...]

Telefonica would also sell subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama

After América Movil bought Telefonica’s subsidiaries in Guatemala and El Salvador, the Spanish company accelerates negotiations to sell its branches in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama, for a value that would surpass USD 570 million. According to Spanish newspaper ‘El Economista’, favorite to acquire them would be Millicom, although there would also be interest from [...]

Olympic Channel and Claro Sports will broadcast Olympic content in Latin America

Claro Sports announced an alliance with Olympic Channel to bring Olympic programming to 17 Latin American countries through its OTT, Marca Claro and Claro Video. Programming will be available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica,  Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Programming will include Olympic [...]

Telefonica advances with Central American operations sale

Telefónica is holding negotiations to sell its businesses in Central America. The company’s subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and Mexico are added to those of Guatemala and El Salvador, for which it had already begun conversations. According to the company’s official report, it is “in a negotiation process for its Central American assets sale, [...]

Panama: retailers to stop selling analog TVs in 2019

Starting in April 2019, all TV sets sold in Panama will have to include a DVB-T tuner. The announcement was made by Roberto Meana Meléndez, General Administrator of the National Authority of Public Services (Asep), during a meeting with journalists. “This type of action will bring us closer to continuing to monitor the development of [...]

Millicom to acquire Panama’s Cable Onda

Millicom announced that it is acquiring a controlling 80% stake in Panamas Cable Onda. The transaction values 100% of the company at an enterprise value of USD 1,460 million, with a cash consideration of approximately $1,002 million, the group said in a statement. The deal is expected to close by year-end 2018. The selling shareholders [...]

Atrescine launches in Panama with Cable Onda

Atrescine, the new HD channel of Atresmedia Internacional dedicated to Spanish cinema and addressed to the Hispanic market, has signed its first distribution agreement with the Panamanian operator Cable Onda. The new channel is available to Cable Onda subscribers from Play HD plan, in HFC service and at position 244 of the lineup, the Spanish [...]