Tag Archives: Tigo

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 [...]

Millicom receives approval to buy two regional cable operators in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) has approved the acquisition of Cable Zarcero and Cable Max by Millicom, which operates in the country under the Tigo brand. According to the regulator, there were no indications of potential adverse effects for the competition derived from the acquisition of both companies. The transaction includes the commercial operation, the [...]

Tigo expands its fiber optic network in Bolivia

The telecommunications company Tigo announced the expansion of its fiber optic network in Sucre, Bolivia, and launched in the region its Plan Hogar, which includes pay TV, Internet and telephony with prices from Bs 257 (USD 36.5). Tigo Bolivias general manager, Pablo Guardia, said the company currently offers connectivity to 10,000 homes in Sucre and [...]

Tigo launches One TV platform in Guatemala

Tigo (Millicom) introduced its One TV entertainment service in Guatemala, which integrates linear TV with VOD content from providers like HBO, Crackle, Fox Premium and YouTube. Tigo One offers features such as live pause, personalization of TV content, a VOD library that includes recently released films and an integrated search engine with results from all [...]

Bolivia recorded 472,000 pay TV subscribers in 2017

According to data published in the 2017 Institutional Report of Bolivia’s telecoms and transport regulator ATT, the pay TV market registered close to 472,000 subscribers at the end of that year, up 24% from 2016. In 2017, pay TV revenue reached Bs. 954 million (USD 135.6 million), which represented a growth of almost 40% compared [...]

Tigo requests authorization to acquire two regional cable operators in Costa Rica

Tigo (Millicom) submitted to Costa Rica’s Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) two requests for concentration authorization to move forward with the purchase of regional operators Cable Televisión Doble R, which uses the Cable Max brand, and Cable Zarcero S.A, El Financiero reported. The requests were submitted by Millicom Costa Rica at the end June. Sutel has already [...]

Tigo launches One TV platform in Costa Rica

Tigo has launched its One TV platform in Costa Rica, which integrates linear pay TV with OTT VOD services such as Fox and Crackle, among others. In this way, Costa Rica becomes the first market in Central America where the company offers this service. The platform allows users to access the programming on the TV [...]

Tigo to invest USD 150 million in Bolivia this year

Millicom CEO Mauricio Ramos recently visited Bolivia and announced that the company plans to invest USD 150 million in the country. In an interview with El Deber, the executive explained that the investments will be focused on increasing high-speed and Tigo TV connections, expanding the 4G mobile network and converting its technology system. “In Bolivia, [...]

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 [...]