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52% of households in Colombia have pay TV

By 2020, 52% of households in Colombia had pay TV service, as revealed by the Survey of Information and Communication Technologies in Households (ENTIC Hogares) of the Dane (National Administrative Department of Statistics). This number also includes informal access to the service. Meanwhile, the open TV signal was the one with the highest penetration in [...]

FTTH represents 60% of ETB’s fixed services customers base in Colombia

As part of its Q2 2021 results report presentation, the Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH customer base achieved a 11% growth during the first half of the year, and ended June with 374 thousand subscribers, which represents around 37 thousand new subscribers in relation to December 2020. Likewise, the company [...]

Eureka, Bogotá’s first public channel for children’s audiences, is now available on DTT

Bogotas Government has officially announced last week the launch of Eureka, the first public TV channel aimed at childrens audiences  in the Colombian capital. The channel was launched on August 16th, it is distributed on DTT and is led by the Citys Sistema de Comunicacion Publica.  According to Ana María Ruiz, Manager of Canal Capital, [...]

Movistar features almost 250 thousand IPTV clients and strengthens FTTH deployment in Colombia

As part of its Q2 2021 results report presentation, the telecommunications company Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) reported that its IPTV offer ended the period with 247 thousand subscribers (a figure that means a 79.6% year-on-year growth). Likewise, Movistar TVs clients  totaled 527 thousand at the end of the period. In relation to the company’s fixed business, [...]

Telefonica may sell part of its FTTH network in Peru

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are known under the Movistar brand, is negotiating to sell part of its FTTH network in Peru. The information was reported on several specialized websites, including the Spanish economic newspaper Cinco Dias web version The news came after, in November 2020, Movistar Peru announced the creation of [...]

WarnerMedia reaches first 100 clients for Targeting Now

WarnerMedia Latin America (AT&T) reported that WarnerMedia for Brands, its division focused on advertising solutions in Latin America, managed to implement Targeting Now with 100 advertisers in more than 400 campaigns in the region during the first 18 months after its launch. Targeting Now is a solution developed by WarnerMedia with the aim of optimizing [...]

Movistar Colombia to create new company to deploy FTTH with KKR and plans to reach 4,3 million HPs in three years

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are branded as Movistar, has officially announced this last Friday, July 16th, a new partnership agreement with the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) investment fund to create a new company, which will be in charge to deploying FTTH in Colombia. According to the officially reported information, the aim [...]

Dimayor appoints Stats Perform as official data partner for its professional football leagues

The Division Mayor del Futbol Colombiano (Dimayor) entity in charge of helding, managing and regulating Colombian Professional Football Leagues, has officially announced this last Monday, July 12th a new extended partnership with Stats Perform, sports tech leader in terms of data and AI, through which the Colombian entity appointed it as its official data provider [...]

America Movil expands Claro Box TV throughout Latin America and launches it in Colombia

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) announced this last Thursday, June 17th, the launch of Claro Box TV in Colombia, which was originally released in Brazil in 2020. The announcement takes place after, at the end of April, Daniel Hajj, CEO at America Movil, confirmed in a conference with analysts that the device will be launched [...]