Tag Archives: Costa Rica

Costa Rica to move forward on its DTT migration process as of July 14th

Costa Rican Digital TVs Mixed Commision announced on May 7th that it recommended the countrys Government  to gradually continue with the DTT transition process in the country as of July 14th. According to the information reported by the Costa Rican Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry (MinCiTT), the Mixed Commission recommends that analog TV broadcasts from [...]

Telecable strengthens its sports content catalog with Tigo Sports, TD+ and TD+ 2

Costa Rican pay TV operator Telecable is strengthening its sports TV channels catalog and announced its decision to add Tigo Sports, TD+ and TD+ 2 to its programming grid. This way, the company’s clients will be able to access a wide variety of sports, including Costa Rican professional football, female football from the country; as [...]

Cable & Wireless exits DTH market in Panama

As part of its Q4 2020 financial results report, the telecommunications company Liberty Latin America has announced that the Panamanian operator Cable & Wireless decided not to market its DTH offer anymore as of last January. The offer was called +TV Digital Prepago, and was originally launched in 2014. According to specialized websites, the initial [...]

Telefonica makes changes on the lawsuit against Millicom for Movistar Costa Rica’s sale

Spanish economic newspaper Cinco Dias reported this last Monday, March 1st, on its official web version that Telefonica made changes on the lawsuit it has filed against Millicom (Tigo) for the acquisition of Movistars operations in Costa Rica.  According to the information reported by Cinco Dias, the Spanish company reported as part of its its [...]

Kanal D Drama strengthens itself in Latin America and is now available in Colombia and Costa Rica through Tigo

Thema America, a Canal+ group company, has announced this last Monday, February 1st, that Kanal D Drama, Turkish dramas producer and distributor worldwide, is adding new markets in Latin America, and is now available in Colombia and Costa Rica through Tigo’s programming grid. As reported from Thema America, Kanal D Drama now reaches all Tigo [...]

Telefonica accelerates its departure from Hispanic America

Telefonica is the second largest telecommunications group in the region, by accesses and revenues. Pressured by the weight of its global debt, Telefonica will sell its assets in the nine markets grouped in Hispanic America. After nearly three years of deliberation on ways to reduce exposure, it will move forward on a country-by-country sale. According [...]

Fox News International continues its Latin American expansion and is now available in Chile and Panama

The US company Fox Corp announced last week the expansion of its SVOD OTT Fox News International, recently launched in Mexico, to various countries, including Latin American ones,  such as Chile and Panama, where it is now available. At first, the platform was launched in Mexico in August, and gradually added new countries. As reported [...]

Disney launches Disney+ pre-sale offer in 10 Latin American countries

14 days after the official launch of Disney+ in Latin America, scheduled for next November 17th, The Walt Disney Company launched a pre-sale offer of the SVOD OTT, available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay. The pre-launch offer is only available through the official Disney+ website, and is [...]

FUTV joins Sky programming grid and is now available in the entire Costa Rican pay TV market

The sports TV channel FUTV, officially launched last February 29th, has recently joined Sky  grid (Televisa and AT&T). With the news, the channel is already part of the catalog of almost all pay TV operators in the country. To date, apart from Sky, FUTV is available for customers of Cabletica, Telecable, Kölbi, Claro and Tigo, [...]

Tigo Sports expands in Costa Rica and reaches Coopelesca and Super Cable

As officially reported by the Costa Rican newspaper La Republica on its web version, the pay TV sports channel Tigo Sports is expanding its reach in Costa Rica, and will now be available to Coopelesca and Super Cable customers. With this news, clients of the two companies will be able to access a sports catalog [...]