Tag Archives: Antel

Uruguayan pay TV operators to be able to offer broadband using private networks

The Uruguayan Government has recently announced that changes in the Media Law available in the country (Law N° 19,307; 2014) will be implemented. The most relevant ones are focused on the possibility that pay TV operators can offer services using private networks, and not only those provided by the Uruguayan telco Antel, as currently established [...]

Antel stops broadcasting Uruguayan National Team’s Qualifying matches via streaming

At the beginning of October, and due to the Uruguayan National Teams debut in the current Qualifiers (which took place that same day against the Chilean National Team), different specialized websites in the country reported that the only way to watch the football match was through a pay TV operator, unlike in happened in previous [...]

Uruguayan telco Antel’s President rejects to make original productions for Vera+

According to specialized websites in Uruguay, Gabriel Gurmendez, President at the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that the company will not venture into producing its own content for the Vera+ platform and the Vera TV channel. The executive’s statements, as reported by Uruguayan websites, were made in the Primera Mañana radio program,  broadcast by Radio El [...]

Antel launches new STB for TVs in Uruguay

Uruguayan telco Antel began marketing a new STB, which it named Antel Box. It is a 4K streaming player, which has Netflix, YouTube and Vera TV apps pre-installed. The device is available in Uruguay at UYU 2,990 (USD 69). Antel Box is a device that allows you to access a wide variety of content and [...]

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 [...]

Telcos are adapting themselves to new ways of content consumption

Daniel Fuentes, VP at Antel Uruguay, Gyorgy Zsembery, Group CEO, Home & Entertainment at Digicel and Henrik Sten, VP Sales and Development at Vewd, starred the  Telcos and the new TV business panel, as part of the Nextv CEO Latin America conference, which took place last week at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami. [...]

Tenfield acquires TV broadcasting rights for the coming Uruguayan National Team matches this year

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) Executive Council officially reported that it has come to terms with Tenfield S.A., authorizing it to broadcast the four Uruguayan National Teams matches from the coming October and November FIFA official fixture dates.   The Uruguayan football regulator reported that Tenfield, in order to provide the corresponding service to its associated [...]

Cablevision Flow now available through Antel in Uruguay

Cablevision Flow, available in Uruguay since 2017 on mobile phones, tablets and PCs, is now also available on TVs in the country through the Antel FTTH services. We are proud to launch this new Cablevision Flow stage in Uruguay. Our aim is to always put our customers at the center and give an answer to [...]

Uruguay moves forward in FTTH implementation

Andres Tolosa, President of the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that 85% of households in the country have access to the internet, and 75% of them already have fiber optic network installed.  Tolosa explained that percentages described above means that Uruguay reports over one million families with internet access, and households with FTTH installed leaves the [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]