Tag Archives: Tigo

Tigo increases prices in Bolivia

Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) has increased the price of its cable and Internet plans in Bolivia “due to the programming costs”, according to local Página Siete newspaper. Tigo increased the prices of cable and Internet services by Bo$ 11 (USD 1.5) and Bo$ 19 (USD 3). In a statement, the company explains that there was [...]

Crackle launches on Tigo Bolivia

Sony Pictures Television Networks announced the launch of its SVOD service Crackle on Tigos platform in Bolivia, one of the most important telecommunications operators in the country. Crackle will be available for a $25 (USD 3.5) monthly fee for Tigo subscribers of any internet package, as well as for Triple Play clients with more than [...]

Tigo, Personal drive Paraguayan pay TV growth

Paraguay ended 2016 with more than 549,000 pay TV subscribers, up 11% compared to previous year. Tigo and Personal added the most subscribers, according to data from regulator Conatel, published by Paraguay.com.py. Tigo, the market leader, reported 273,000 subscribers, up 14% than previous year (34,000 subs). The data do not reflect the subscribers of its [...]

Crackle launches on Tigo in Guatemala and Costa Rica

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America announced the expansion of the authenticated SVOD service Crackle into Guatemala and Costa Rica, as part of the agreement with Tigo (Millicom). At the end of June, Sony launched Crackle in Honduras in partnership with Tigo and said that the platform will reach soon the other markets where the [...]

El Salvador sets conditions for Tigo’s acquisition of Caribeña

The Competition Superintendence of El Salvador (CS) has established a number of condition before approving the acquisition of the pay TV and Internet operator Caribeña by Tigo (Millicom). In a statement, CS said Grupo Caribeña provides pay TV and internet services in 15 municipalities, mostly in the eastern zone. In turn, Tigo provides pay TV, [...]

Sony, Tigo sign deal to launch Crackle in Honduras

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America announced the launch of its authenticated SVOD service Crackle on Tigo’s digital pay TV platform in Honduras. Crackle will be available soon in the rest of Tigo operations in Latin America. In this way, Tigos customers will be able to subscribe and access original films and series such as [...]

Tigo launches DTH in Paraguay

Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) has commercially launched its DTH service in Paraguay, in Caacupé, Ciudad del Este and Encarnación.  In the coming weeks, it will launch in Concepción and Coronel Oviedo. “The deployment of this technology will be in phases and in the coming months we will cover the entire national territory,” said Maximiliano Bellassai, [...]

Cable operators file lawsuit against Conatel over Tigo’s DTH license in Paraguay

The Association of Cable Operators of the Interior has filed a lawsuit against the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) for grating Tigo the license to operate DTH services, Última Hora reported. According to the members of the cable association, the Paraguayan regulator, chaired by Teresita Palacios, did not carry out a rigorous analysis on the [...]

Tigo acquires two regional operators in Paraguay

Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) has completed the acquisition of two other cable TV and Internet companies in the Alto Paraná department, located in the eastern region of the country. The operators are Get-Line (internet) and Cable Tres Fronteras, from cities Ciudad de Este and Presidente Franco. Previously, Tigo had purchased Cable TV Paraná, also from [...]