Tag Archives: América Móvil

Telefonica resumes its plans to sell its Costa Rican operations

After, in early May, Millicom refused itself to acquire Telefonica’s operations in Costa Rica (where it is known as Movistar), in an agreement valued at USD 570 million and ran in February 2019, the Spanish press reported that Telefonica began an asset analysis process in Costa Rica (known as ‘Due Diligence’) to make all the [...]

Claro requests regulatory changes between pay TV and OTTs again in Brazil

Claro Brazil requested to make regulatory changes on the Conditional Access Service Law (SeAC Law), available in the country since 2011, in order to correct regulatory asymmetries between pay TV and OTTs. Fábio Andrade, Institutional Affairs VP at Claro Brazil, has recently took part of The future of pay TV regulation, conference developed by Brazilian [...]

America Movil starts removing the Net brand in Brazil

After announcing that the services of the ‘Net’ brand would become available under the ‘Claro’ brand in Brazil, now América Móvil renewed the navigation interface of several STBs of Net customers, which now began to visualize a a visual aesthetic more related to Claro. America Movil began the Claro/Net integration in 2015, although, in July [...]

El Salvador to examine third America Movil request to buy Telefonica

After two applications to buy Telefonica in El Salvador declared inadmissible, the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) decided to accept a third America Movil request and will begin the technical, economic and legal review of the transaction, to determine if it would limit competition in some way. In a 90 business day period, the agency will [...]

America Movil submitts a third request to acquire Telefonica El Salvador

America Movil -through its subsidiary Claro- requested the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) the authorization to acquire Telefonica (Movistar) in that country. The company sent the third request for the merger to the Salvadoran organization last September 19th, after the institution declared the second request inadmissible due to the lack of documentation required to authorize the [...]

America Movil denies negotiations with Telefonica and TIM Italy to acquire Oi assets

America Movil denied yesterday to be part of a negotiation agreement with Telefonica and Telecom Italy (TIM) to jointly buy Brazilian Ois assets. According to the Spanish newspaper Expansion, the idea is to buy (Oi) together, and then share its assets. Nothing has been negotiated at all, Arturo Elias Ayub, Communications Director at America Movil, [...]

Marca Claro and YouTube develop free Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games broadcast for Latin America

As officially reported on the Marca Claro website, part of the America Movil Group, all Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games activities will be available for free for the first time  on the Marca Claro official YouTube account. The offer will be valid in 17 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican [...]

Economic concentration between America Movil and Telefonica in El Salvador is declared ‘inadmissible’ again

Salvadoran Competence Superintendence (SC) declared the economic merger request presented by America Movil as inadmissible, aimed at acquiring the necessary share capital to control Telefonicas operations in El Salvador. The resolution was pronounced by the entity on Monday, August 26th, and the economic agents involved were notified on Wednesday, August 28th. America Movil submitted this [...]

America Movil expects to offer pay TV in Mexico at the end of the year

America Movil expects the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve the request to offer pay TV in the country. Daniel Hajj, CEO of the company, informed in an analysts conference that they hope to have the license before the end of the year. The executive mentioned that the regulator is making an internal review [...]