Category: Technology

TCC launches Vivo One, its new TV offer based on Android TV

Uruguayan pay TV operator TCC has announced the launch of Vivo One, its new STB based on the Android TV (Google) operating system. According to information officially reported by the company, the project was implemented by TCC’s local development team and the German company 3 Screen Solutions (3SS). The device has been recently launched, although [...]

Claro strengthens its new Box TV in Colombia with Nagra

Nagra (Kudelski Group), a leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen TV solutions, has officially announced this last Thursday, July 29th that Claro Colombia (America Movil) has selected the Nagra OpenTV video platform to power its new Claro Box TV, originally launched in Brazil in 2020, and now available for Claro Colombias clients The [...]

Movistar Colombia to create new company to deploy FTTH with KKR and plans to reach 4,3 million HPs in three years

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are branded as Movistar, has officially announced this last Friday, July 16th, a new partnership agreement with the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) investment fund to create a new company, which will be in charge to deploying FTTH in Colombia. According to the officially reported information, the aim [...]

Sky Brazil taps Technicolor Connected Home to deploy its new advanced Android TV STB

Technicolor Connected Home and Brazilian pay TV operator Sky Brasil (AT&T) have officially announced last Wednesday, July 14th,  the deployment of Sky Connect, a next generation STB based on Googles Android TV operating system, that integrates Google Assistant technology that allows subscribers in Brazil to navigate entertainment content on their TVs, and other related features. [...]

Dimayor appoints Stats Perform as official data partner for its professional football leagues

The Division Mayor del Futbol Colombiano (Dimayor) entity in charge of helding, managing and regulating Colombian Professional Football Leagues, has officially announced this last Monday, July 12th a new extended partnership with Stats Perform, sports tech leader in terms of data and AI, through which the Colombian entity appointed it as its official data provider [...]

Tigo reports good adoption of its new ONEtv and continues its deployment in Central America

Leandro Lagos, Director of the Residential Business Unit (B2C) at Tigo Costa Rica, starred in a one-on-one session during the last Nextv Series Central Americas virtual edition, in which he gave details of the new ONEtv product, recently launched on Android TV in Costa Rica, and with plans to continue its deployment in other markets [...]

Telecable plans to migrate its HFC clients to FTTH in the next two years

Ronald Jimenez, Residential Business Unit Director at Telecable Costa Rica, reported during the first Nextv Series Central Americas virtual edition that the company started to build its FTTH network in 2019, and now has 111 districts in the country. In addition, the executive explained that the company expects to complete the migration of 100% of [...]

Universal Electronics to provide Android TV remote controls to Claro in Colombia

US company Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) has officially announced last week it has started shipping voice-enabled remote controls to Claro Colombia (America Movil), which has recently launched a new Android TV STB, available in Bogota. According to the information reported by UEI, the company has shipped over 100 million of its voice-enabled remote controls to [...]

Megacable plans to complete GPON network migration before the end of the year

During an interview with the Mexican website Expansion, Enrique Yamuni, CEO at the holding company Megacable, gave details about several of the projects in which the company is working, including the evolution of its HFC network to GPON, originally announced earlier in 2020. We already have more than 50% of the project, and we plan [...]

Tigo launches ONEtv on Android TV in Latin America

Telecommunications company Millicom, whose operations in Latin American countries where it is available are known under the Tigo brand, has announced the launch of ONEtv on Android TV (Google) in the markets where it operates in Latin America With the announcement, from ONEtv’s STB, Tigos customers will be able to access linear and VOD content, [...]