Tag Archives: broadband

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 [...]

FTTH represents 52% of ETB’s total clients

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation,  the Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its fixed customer base added 23 thousand new users in relation to Q3 2019, and now features 900 thousand customers. The Colombian company has also highlighted the good performance that its FTTH customer base has [...]

Mundo launches as MVNO in Chile through Mundo Movil

As reported by several specialized websites, the international fund Linzor Capital Partners, which acquired the Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo in 2019-, has officially launched this last Sunday, November 15th, Mundo Movil, a new business line of the operator, which officially allows it to start its operations in the country [...]

VTR warns on financial problems if it is ordered to compensate its internet plans clients

On July 24th, the Chilean National Consumer Service (SERNAC) filed a lawsuit against the VTR telecommunications company, with the aim of obtaining compensations for the company’s clients who were affected by the poor quality in the internet service provision, which, according to the entity, was intensified during the pandemic period. As officially reported from its [...]

ETB shows an FTTH growth and increases its TV customer base during Q2 2020

As part of its Q2 2020 quarterly results report, Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH client base, which in 2019 recorded 366 thousand clients, grew in an 18%, and ended June with 433 thousand clients, thus adding 66,779 users, a figure that, according to the company, means more than double [...]

Telecom Argentina records more than one million Flow Boxes distributed and loses pay TV subscribers

In its  Q1 2020 results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported to have more than one million Flow Boxes distributed. The exact figure amounts to 1,015 thousand, and shows 49 thousand STBs more than the 966 thousand reported at the end of 2019. Likewise, compared to Q1 2019, the company recorded 413 thousand Flow Boxes more [...]

Telecom Argentina records almost one million Flow STBs in Q4 2019

On its Q4 2019 results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported 966 thousand Flow STBs distributed. The figure means 416 thousand STBs more than those recorded in Q4 2018, when the figure amounted to 550 thousand. Likewise, between Q3 and Q4 2019, the company distributed 95 thousand Flow boxes, as it went from 871 thousand to [...]

Telmex confirms Netflix integration in Infinitum packages

Arturo Elias Ayub, of Strategic Alliances and Content Director at America Movil, and responsible for the Telmex Management, confirmed the arrival of Netflix to the company’s Infinitum packages, with offers that go from MX$ 499 (USD 25) to MX $ 1,149 (USD 59). All Telmex packages with Netflix also include different internet connection speeds according [...]

Linzor Capital Partners acquires Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico

Linzor Capital Partners International Fund, together with co-investors and partners, acquired 100% of Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico. Linzon partened in this investment with Teras Capital, a Spanish investment group specializing in the industry. Mundo Pacífico offers up to 1000 mbps broadband plans, in addition to pay TV and telephony for more than one [...]

Unifique acquires broadband provider with 15 thousand customers in Santa Catarina

Brazilian broadband provider Unifique announced this week is has acquired WBT Internet, an operator serving the cities of Sao Bento do Sul, Campo Alegre, Rio Negrinho (all three in Santa Catarina) and Pien (in Parana), with fiber and wireless connections, as reported by the specialized media Teletime. The value of the deal, which will allow [...]