Tag Archives: colombia

AVOD Globi brings content from Colombia and other countries to the United States

US production company Intrigue Entertainment launched Globi, its new free AVOD of premium foreign content for North American audiences. So far, the platform offers more than 600 hours of movies and series from 20 countries, among which several Europeans stand out, but only one Latin American: Colombia. As explained by Tariq Jalil, CEO of Globi, [...]

Telefónica Colombia closed Q3 2021 with more IPTV suscribers than DTH

Telefónica Colombia exceeded 285 thousand IPTV subscribers by the end of the third quarter of 2021, which represents more than half of the total number of pay TV clients, which reached 5,345 thousand. After a growth of 74.9% year-on-year, the service surpassed the DTH subscriber base in the country for the first time, according to [...]

Chilean gas company to launch Internet service in Colombia

The Chilean company Lipigas announced that it decided to expand its business and bet on a new service: it will offer its own Internet package in Colombia. After confirming its entry into the field of telecommunications, the company also revealed that it will form a new company for “the commercialization, operation and / or exploitation [...]

RCNTV channel of Colombia launches the first e-commerce platform in the country

RCNTV, the Colombian TV signal from the RCN universe, launched the first e-commerce platform in the country, MarketRCN. The app will be based on a 360 experience and will work with the main brands in the region to create innovative content that will seek to promote online shopping among local audiences. As detailed by the [...]

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, [...]