Category: Broadband

iPlan launches new internet through FTTH network offer in Rosario, Argentina

After focusing its business on providing services for companies, iPlan, a telecommunications & IT services supplier, announced the launch of iPlan Liv, an internet offer through an FTTH network, in Rosario (Santa Fe, Argentina). The initial offer of the residential service includes 200Mbps, and is completed with 300 Mbps and 500 Mbps of bandwidth. During [...]

Anatel and Ancine work together against audiovisual piracy in Brazil

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine), together with the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), established a team to evaluate the possible joint regulation of the administrative blocking of websites that distribute audiovisual content without the previous authorization of their owners. The initiative is based on providing more agility and effectiveness in the fight against piracy, since [...]

Telecom Argentina records more than one million Flow Boxes distributed and loses pay TV subscribers

In its  Q1 2020 results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported to have more than one million Flow Boxes distributed. The exact figure amounts to 1,015 thousand, and shows 49 thousand STBs more than the 966 thousand reported at the end of 2019. Likewise, compared to Q1 2019, the company recorded 413 thousand Flow Boxes more [...]

Subtel asks Chilean operators for a report on the behavior of their networks due to broadband use increasement

The Chilean Communications Subsecretary (Subtel) asked Claro, Entel, Mundo Pacífico, GTD, Movistar, VTR, WOM and others, to report on the behavior of their networks and work plans due to a 30% increasement in Internet use in homes that was detected in the country because of the spread of the Coronavirus. The Chilean regulator asked the [...]

Telecom Argentina records almost one million Flow STBs in Q4 2019

On its Q4 2019 results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported 966 thousand Flow STBs distributed. The figure means 416 thousand STBs more than those recorded in Q4 2018, when the figure amounted to 550 thousand. Likewise, between Q3 and Q4 2019, the company distributed 95 thousand Flow boxes, as it went from 871 thousand to [...]

Linzor Capital Partners acquires Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico

Linzor Capital Partners International Fund, together with co-investors and partners, acquired 100% of Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico. Linzon partened in this investment with Teras Capital, a Spanish investment group specializing in the industry. Mundo Pacífico offers up to 1000 mbps broadband plans, in addition to pay TV and telephony for more than one [...]

Win extends its internet offer to expand itself throughout Metropolitan Lima and Callao

Peruvian operator Win announced its expansion to all the countrys households in Metropolitan Lima and Callao, to meet the market needs with a 100% fiber optic internet offer. In this first year our expansion -throughout Metropolitan Lima and Callao- has been sustained. We started with trials in San Miguel and Puerto Libre, where the reception [...]

Unifique acquires broadband provider with 15 thousand customers in Santa Catarina

Brazilian broadband provider Unifique announced this week is has acquired WBT Internet, an operator serving the cities of Sao Bento do Sul, Campo Alegre, Rio Negrinho (all three in Santa Catarina) and Pien (in Parana), with fiber and wireless connections, as reported by the specialized media Teletime. The value of the deal, which will allow [...]

VTR evaluates creating new low cost company to offer pay TV and internet

VTR, Liberty Latin America Groups operator with a triple play offer in Chile, is evaluating the possibility of implementing a new low cost company to offer more basic products with cheaper prices. Some of the main ones would be pay TV with fewer channels available and internet with lower connection speed.  50% of Chilean households [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]