Category: Telecom

Televisa expands Izzi’s reach and launches it in Guadalajara

Mexican Grupo Televisa has officially announced this last Wednesday, June 16th, the expansion of the telecommunications company izzis offer to the Mexican city of Guadalajara. Izzi announces its arrival in one of the main cities in the country, Guadalajara, fulfilling its commitment to offer attractive high-speed internet packages, unlimited calls and the best entertainment to [...]

Sutel allows Movistar and Cabletica’s concentration in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, has officially announced that it has allowed the Cabletica company (Liberty Latin America) to acquire 100% of Telefonicas operations in Costa Rica , where Telefonica operates under the Movistar brand. A technical analysis based on the transaction [...]

ETB strengthens its FTTH growth, which already represents 58% of its fixed customers base

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results presentation, the Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH customer base increased by 5.6% so far this year, and ended Q1 2021 with 520 thousand subscribers, adding 27 thousand new customers compared to the 493 thousand reported at the end of 2020. In addition, [...]

WarnerMedia and Discovery merge and create new standalone company

AT&T and Discovery Inc. have officially announced this Monday, May 17th a definitive agreement between Discovery and WarnerMedia to create a new standalone global entertainment company, which will be led by David Zaskav, Discoverys President & CEO. The Board of Director of both AT&T and Discovery have approved the transaction, which is anticipated to close [...]

Grupo Olmos hires former Telefonica Spain’s President and aims to acquire Movistar’s operations in Uruguay

According to the information reported this Tuesday, May 12th by Infobae and other specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine holding company Grupo Olmos, owner of the pay TV channel Cronica TV, the economic newspaper BAE, Radio FMQ, and others, hired Luis Miguel Gilperez, former Telefonica Spains President, with the aim of acquiring Telefónica’s operations in [...]

Totalplay increases its pay TV subscribers base and adds 200 thousand new FTTH HPs at the end of Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, the Mexican pay TV operator Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) reported a total of 1,796 million pay TV subscribers, an area in which the company made a 55% growth compared to Q1 2020. In addition , the reported figure is also higher than the number of pay TV [...]

IFT denies new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico and final term is today

Mexican Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) has officially announced this last Thursday that it denied having granted The Walt Disney Company an additional term to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, a necessary requirement to allow the Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March 2019. Taking into account this decision, and according to what [...]

AT&T launches new plan in Mexico to promote personalized customer experience

As reported by AT&T and various specialized websites, the telecommunications company is giving its clients in Mexico with an active plan, the possibility to build their own content package through the Armalo service, now available. According to the information reported, through Armalo, AT&T Mexico customers will be able to create their own plan, in which [...]

Oi ends 2020 with more than 9 million FTTH HPs and plans to expand its FTTH offer to São Paulo

According to the information reported in its Q4 2020 results presentation, Brazilian telecommunications company Oi (Grupo Oi) ended 2020 with almost 9.1 million FTTH HPs. The figure represents 4.5 million more than that reported by the company as of December 31st, 2019 (4.603 million); and 1,177 million FTTH HPs more than the 7.9 million reported [...]

Pay TV, fixed and mobile telephony and internet rates would raise every four months in Argentina

As officially reported by the Argentine newspaper La Nacion last Thursday, March 18th, the Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom) stated that price increases in fixed and mobile telephone, internet and pay TV rates should be implemented every four months from now on. The amount of each increment is not defined yet. After, in August 2020, [...]