Tag Archives: broadband

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 [...]

Tim adds Looke to its content catalog in Brazil

After the agreement to include Netflix, the Brazilian company Tim announced that its customers already have the Looke platform contents available, which includes a more that eight thousand titles with movies, series, music shows, documentaries, childrens programming, and others.   The Tim Black plan customers, in their Tim Postpaid D Plus, Tim Postpaid E Plus and [...]

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 [...]

Fixed connectivity is still strengthen in Latin American households

During the last edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, Monia Gomes, Head of Business Development Latam at WeTek, Efrain Martinez, CTO at ETB Colombia, Camilo Moreno, Engineering Director at Conexion Digital and Angel Vacacela Díaz, CTO at Univisia [...]