Category: Technology

FTTH represents 60% of ETB’s fixed services customers base in Colombia

As part of its Q2 2021 results report presentation, the Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH customer base achieved a 11% growth during the first half of the year, and ended June with 374 thousand subscribers, which represents around 37 thousand new subscribers in relation to December 2020. Likewise, the company [...]

Totalplay strengthens its entertainment offer with Totalplay TV

Mexican telecommunications company Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) has officially announced this Wednesday, August 11th, the launch of Totalplay TV. It is a new STB through which it aims to redefine its clients entertainment experience The device was developed in partnership with the French technology company Sagemcom. According to the information reported by Totalplay, the new STB [...]

Globo develops 8K trials during the Olympic Games on Globoplay

Brazilian conglomerate Grupo Globo has officially reported days ago that it has begun to implement 8K trials on the 2020 Olympic Games broadcasts. According to the information reported, trials are taking place on Globoplay, the company’s SVOD OTT, through selected 8K TVs with the platforms app pre-installed. In addition to the trials that are being [...]

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 [...]