Category: Broadband

ETB’s FTTH client base features almost 500 thousand clients and triples the number of new subscribers reported in 2019

As part of its Q4 2020 results presentation, the Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its fixed customer base added 24 thousand new users during 2020, totaling 901 thousand customers as of December 31st last year. The Colombian telecommunications company also highlighted the growth shown by its FTTH customer base, which added 127 [...]

Movistar grows in FTTH and IPTV in Colombia during 2020

As part of the operating and financial results recently announced by Movistar Colombia, the company reported that it has ended 2020 with 1.2 million broadband internet customers, of which 329 thousand have FTTH services with symmetric speeds of up to 500 MB in Bogota and 300 MB in the rest of the country. In addition, [...]

Megacable increases Xview’s subscribers base and reports more internet than video clients in Q4 2020

Como parte de la presentación de sus resultados trimestrales del Q4 2020, el holding mexicano Megacable registró casi 1,16 millones de suscriptores a Xview, su SVOD OTT, recientemente relanzado. De acuerdo al reporte de Megacable, la plataforma registró un crecimiento del 39,9% (330 mil adiciones netas) en relación al Q4 2019, mientras que, en relación [...]

Movistar Peru ends 2020 with 136 thousand homes with FTTH in Lima and plans to reach 600 thousand this year

As part of the its 2020 financial results presentation  officially announced on February 12th, Telefonica Peru -where it operates under the Movistar brand, as in the rest of the countries in the region-, announced that it has strengthened its FTTH deployment offer in Lima, and ended the year with about 136 million homes with that [...]

Comteco launches Go On TV and strengthens its digital strategy with pay TV channels and OTTs

The Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones de Cochabamba (Comteco) has recently announced it is strengthening its digital strategy through the launch of Go On TV, available from last February 1st. It is a platform that includes linear pay TV channels, VOD content and access to other OTTs, paying the subscription according to which each client of the [...]

ETB offers new 500 MB internet plan with FTTH

Colombian telecommunications company ETB (Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota) has officially announced this Thursday, February 4th, that it has launched a new 500 MB internet plan with FTTH, which will provide higher connection speeds to develop several activities, such as working, studying and entertainment. ETB gives answers to the needs of citizens, thanks to the [...]

Argentine Government to fine telecommunications companies who have made higher increases that those established for January

According to what has been recently reported by several specialized websites in Argentina, the National Telecommunications Entity (Enacom) requested the country’s telecommunications companies that have made higher increases in their offers value than those that had been established by the Government, to give the value of the increase back to users. In dialogue with the [...]

FTTH connections doubled in different Chilean communes during first half of 2020

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported on December 18th that it made a report on the digital divide in the country. As a result, the Chilean entity reported that FTTH connections have doubled in different communes of the country between December 2019 and June 2020, including Melipilla; Arica; La Granja; Peñaflor; Tome; San Antonio; Constitution; [...]

Telecom Argentina to increase investments in Uruguay and could acquire Movistar’s local subsidiary in the country

As reported by the Uruguayan website Busqueda last week, the telecommunications company Telecom Argentina expressed its intentions to considerably increase its investments in Uruguay, and reported that one of its purposes is to acquire the local subsidiary of Movistar (Telefonica) in the country. In Uruguay, Telecom provides pay TV services through the Cablevision brand; while [...]

FTTH represents 52% of ETB’s total clients

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation,  the Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its fixed customer base added 23 thousand new users in relation to Q3 2019, and now features 900 thousand customers. The Colombian company has also highlighted the good performance that its FTTH customer base has [...]