Category: Telecom

Carlos Moltini is appointed as new Chairman at Telecom Argentina Board of Directors

Carlos Moltini was appointed as new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telecom Argentina to replace Alejandro Urricelqui. As reported in a report filed with the National Securities Commission (CNV), Urricelqui gave his position up last May 15th, for personal reasons. Despite his decision, Urricelqui will continue to be linked to the company’s Board [...]

Personal extends its internet via FTTH offer in Paraguay

The telco Personal announced the expansion of its internet offer via FTTH in Paraguayan cities like Ñemby, Luque, San Lorenzo and Villa Elisa. As officially reported by the Paraguayan newspaper La Nacion, those interested in the previous mentioned cities can access Personal’s internet offer from GYC 100,000 (USD 15), which grants 50 MB. Our commitment [...]

Millicom cancels Telefonica’s operations acquisition agreement in Costa Rica

Millicom officially reported last May 2nd its decision to cancel Telefonicas operations acquisition agreement in Costa Rica, valued at USD 570 million and reached on February 20th, 2019. The company justified its determination supporting that, according to the agreement ran with Telefonica, in case of finding pending issues on the required regulatory conditions, as of [...]

Telefonica to suit Millicom for not acquiring its operations in Costa Rica

Telefonica announced that it will file a lawsuit against Millicom International Cellular (which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand). According to the Spanish company, the decision is due to the fact that Tigo left the agreement to acquire its share capital in Costa Rica unfinished. This was confirmed in Madrid, in a document [...]

Chile awards WOM FTTH network deployment

The Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel), through the Telecommunications Development Council (CDT), awarded the Chilean mobile operator WOM five of the six macro zones of the Fibra Optica Nacional project, which includes the deployment of a 10 thousand kilometers  FTTH network in the country. It is expected to be ready in 2022, and an investment of [...]

T-Mobile plans internet and pay TV offer in Puerto Rico

According to the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Dia, the telco  T-Mobile is planning to launch a residential offer on the island, which includes internet and pay TV services, according to what the already mentioned source reported Jorge Martel , General Manager and VP at T-Mobile in Puerto Rico. Another of the company’s latest news [...]

Antel increases bandwidth offer for its clients in April

The Uruguayan telco Antel announced that, as part of the measures it is implementing during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic in the country, those customers who have hired their ‘Universal Hogares’ internet offer will have a 50 gigabyte bonus available , which can be used throughout April. The benefit is valid for active services as of [...]

IFT renews Totalplay concession until 2055

The Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) renewed the Totalplay concession for an additional 30 years period, effective from next October 17th, 2025. The extension will allow the Salinas Group company to continue providing triple play services for the Mexican residential market. As reported by Forbes Mexico, the Salinas Group company reported that the concession renewal [...]