Tag Archives: Cabletica

Costa Rican President allows Liberty Latin America to acquire Telefonica’s operations in the country

Telecommunications companies Liberty Latin America and Telefonica have officially announced this last Monday, August 2nd that Costa Rican President, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has allowed  the sale of Telefonicas operations in the country -where they are known as Movistar- to Liberty Latin Americas 80% subsidiary, Cabletica. Both companies expect the transaction to be closed in mid-August. [...]

Costa Rica loses cable and DTH subscribers and strengthens its IPTV base in 2020

As reported by the Costa Rican Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, on its latest report, the pay TV market suffered a retraction in 2020, and ended the year with a total of 877 thousand subscribers. In addition, although coaxial cable is still the leading technology [...]

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 [...]

Costa Rica to launch new FUTV sport TV channel on February 29th

FUTV, a new pay-TV channel aimed to broadcast Costa Rican football, will officially launch in the country on February 29th. The channel will exclusively broadcast football matches that some Costa Rican teams play at home, and other content. Up to now, the channel will be available on Cabletica, Telecable and Kölbi and, although Tigo did [...]

Costa Rica could apply new tax on digital platforms and pay TV subscribers

The Costa Rican Infocommunication and Technology  Chamber (Infocom) warned about an eventual tax collection on cable and satellite TV and digital platforms, which will affect more than 833 thousand subscribers. This is a new 1.5% tax, which is intended to finance the countrys film industry. The projects aim is to achieve income from cross-border digital [...]

Amazon Prime Video’s catalog joins Tigo in Costa Rica

The company Millicom -branded as Tigo in Latin America-, announced that it will include Amazon Prime Videos series, films and documentaries catalog in Costa Rican  content offering. As detailed by the company, customers will be able to have Prime Videos content for free during the first three months. After that period, they will have a [...]