Category: Broadband

Mundo aims to accelerate FTTH deployment in Chile from next year

As recently reported by several specialized websites in Chile, Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo-, plans to be the second company with the largest FTTH deployment in the country by next year. To achieve this goal, the company will use a new technology in FTTH.  With this technology, we hope to [...]

Claro now offers Conmebol TV in Brazil for its residential internet clients

Brazilian pay TV operator Claro (América Móvil) reported that it began offering Conmebol TV to its residential internet subscribers (Claro Net Virtual). The new premium channel was officially launched last week and broadcasts matches from Conmebol Libertadores, Conmebol Sudamericana and Conmebol Recopa. With the news, the new channel, produced and programmed by Band Sports, extends [...]

DirecTV launches new internet plans with 5G in Bogota

Days ago, DirecTV (AT&T) officially announced the launch of new 5G internet plans in some locations of Bogota, Colombia. As the company officially reported on its website, the offer is available in the Kennedy town, although, according to several specialized websites, the company intends to expand it to others, such as Engativa. As reported by [...]

VTR warns on financial problems if it is ordered to compensate its internet plans clients

On July 24th, the Chilean National Consumer Service (SERNAC) filed a lawsuit against the VTR telecommunications company, with the aim of obtaining compensations for the company’s clients who were affected by the poor quality in the internet service provision, which, according to the entity, was intensified during the pandemic period. As officially reported from its [...]

VTR starts offering internet via FTTH and prepares its IPTV offer

As reported by the specialized website Pisapapeles, the Chilean telecommunications company VTR started to offer internet via FTTH in Quintero (Valparaiso, Chile), with speeds of 200, 500 and 600 mbps, which coincide with the offer that VTR currently provides to its HFC service subscribers. Up to now, the Chilean company has not reported itself on [...]

Movistar Argentina launches symmetric speed to all its fiber clients

Movistar Argentina announced the expansion of benefits on its Movistar Fibra service plans. The new service offering establishes that, from now on, the 50 MB and 100 MB fiber optic plans will be 100% symmetrical, just like the 300 MB plan. As reported from the company,this service is the only one provided by a massive [...]

ETB shows an FTTH growth and increases its TV customer base during Q2 2020

As part of its Q2 2020 quarterly results report, Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH client base, which in 2019 recorded 366 thousand clients, grew in an 18%, and ended June with 433 thousand clients, thus adding 66,779 users, a figure that, according to the company, means more than double [...]

Argentine Government establishes internet, telephony and pay TV as essential services

Argentine President, Alberto Fernandez, announced this last Friday, August 21st, through his official Twitter account, the decision to declare telephony, internet and pay TV as essential public services in the country. The measure, established through the Need and Urgency Decree (DNU) N°. 690 (2020), will not change telephony, internet and pay TV services rates until [...]

Claro now offers broadband via FTTH in Costa Rica

Claro (América Movil) started its broadband offer via FTTH in Costa Rica. As officially reported by the website of the local newspaper La Nacion, who detailed that, so far, the service is available in Curridabat, San Francisco de Dos Rios, La Unión, Pavas, Sanchez, Mata Redonda and San Antonio de Belen. At Claro, we are [...]

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 [...]