Tag Archives: Tigo Star

Tigo takes the Copa America from Brazil to Paraguay

Tigo Sports announced it started to broadcast these Copa America Brazil 2019  edition on its 100 and 710 (HD) Tigo TV programming grids channels (today TigoStar Paraguay), and on Tigo Sports App. The company brought several journalists to Brazil to make exclusively coverages of the sporting event that, with 12 hours broadcasts every day, will [...]

Unicanal launches HD channel

Unicanal HD channel is now available on Tigo Star, in frequency 708. Sergio Pizurno, Unicanals General Manager, said the HD version will shortly be included in other pay TV operators of the market. According to La Nación, the company made a strong investment for the adoption of new technologies, which included the acquisition of HD [...]

Tigo Play launches in Costa Rica

Pay TV operator Tigo Star (Millicom) announced the launch of its TV Everywhere service Tigo Play in Costa Rica. The platform includes movies, sports and series. It is available through PCs and mobile devices.   According to information from its website, the service includes content from Fox Play, HBO GO, ESPN Play, Sony, AXN, Cinemax [...]

Tigo Star in Paraguay will finally receive its DTH license in July

Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) will finally receive in July the license to provide satellite Pay-TV services in Paraguay, stated the Head of the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), Teresita Palacios, to local daily La Nacion. The migration will take place in exchange for UHF frequencies held by Tigo that Conatel needs in order to free the [...]

DVR STB company TiVo will become property of Rovi

  Technology company Rovi announced through a press release that it began the process of buying the digital video recording (DVR) set-top box (STB) company TiVo for USD 1.1 billion.   The acquisition will be completed in the second half of 2016 if approved by regulatory agencies and it will adopt the name of the [...]

Millicom presented its balance sheet for 1Q 2016 with results affected by exchange rate volatility in Latin America

  Multinational telecommunications company Millicom presented its balance sheet for the first quarter of 2016 in which it reported Pay-TV revenues in Latin America for USD 370 million. This represents an increase of 11% annually in local currency but a drop of 6.7% after its international adjustment due to the sharp depreciation of the Colombian [...]

Tigo in Bolivia launched the Avanzado Plus Pay-TV and mobile package for its DTH customers

  Telecommunications company Tigo Star (Millicom) in Bolivia is promoting its new promotional package Avanzado Plus for its nationwide DTH customers, comprising Pay-TV and a mobile phone plan.   The offer includes a Pay-TV package with 75 channels plus a 30 minutes mobile plan for a monthly value of USD 32.5. The TV plan includes [...]

Tigo in Honduras to invest USD 100 million from 2016

Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) in Honduras will invest another USD 100 million to continue the deployment of Pay TV, broadband and mobile telephony, said the CEO of the company, Mauricio Ramos, in an interview with local newspaper El Heraldo.   Mimicking investments for the 2014-2015 period, Tigo seeks to strengthen the growth of digital infrastructure [...]

Tigo in Paraguay changed its expansion strategy and is on to regional cable companies

Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) in Paraguay has changed its expansion strategy and seeks to acquire small and medium regional cable operators after being denied the ability to launch DTH services by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel). According to local daily Ultima Hora, Tigo purchased the assets of TV Cable Paraná from Ciudad del Este, which [...]