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 Bolivia’s general manager, Pablo Guardia, said the company currently offers connectivity to 10,000 homes in Sucre and expects to reach 20,000 before the end of the year, according to the local newspaper Correo del Sur.
“We believe that in this way we contribute to improving lives, we have high-quality services, high definition television, we have unlimited broadband up to 20 mbps, this is, perhaps, unprecedented in our country,” said the executive.
Recently, Bolivia’s telecoms and transport regulator ATT reported that the pay TV market registered 472,000 subscribers at the end of 2017, up 24% from previous year. Tigo is the largest pay TV operator in terms of subscribers and competes with Cotas, Entel and Comteco, among others.