Tag Archives: Tigo

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 [...]

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, [...]