Tag Archives: Costa Rica

FUTV joins Claro’s grid in Costa Rica

FUTV, the Costa Rican football channel launched on February 29th, will be part of Claro’s programming grid in Costa Rica. The channel will be available to the company’s satellite customers on channel 136. According to the Costa Rican newspaper ‘La República’, it is estimated that with the addition to Claro’s grid, the channel will reach [...]

CuriosityStream expands in Latin America through a partnership with Millicom

CuriosityStream, has announced a distribution partnership with Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, to bring its programming to over one million subscribers in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay. CuriosityStream is currently available to subscribers of Millicoms linear service in Colombia and Costa Rica, with [...]

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 [...]

Ubeat adds itself to Sky’s catalog from December 3rd

The Ubeat eSports channel, (The Mediapro Group), is joining  Sky’s offer and will arrive at Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic next December 3rd. The channel features more than 3,600 hours of the most important international videogame competitions, information, news, entertainment and its own exclusive content production (Ubeat [...]

El Salvador to examine third America Movil request to buy Telefonica

After two applications to buy Telefonica in El Salvador declared inadmissible, the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) decided to accept a third America Movil request and will begin the technical, economic and legal review of the transaction, to determine if it would limit competition in some way. In a 90 business day period, the agency will [...]

Cable Color strengthens its regional operations and focuses on its FTTH networks

In the last eight months, the Honduran company Cable Color has invested USD 2 million in strengthening its FTTH networks. In addition, it consolidated its regional operation, which includes Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama and El Salvador. Cable Color’s offer in El Salvador will include cable TV, digital TV, HD TV, internet, fixed telephony, IP voice [...]

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 [...]

America Movil submitts a third request to acquire Telefonica El Salvador

America Movil -through its subsidiary Claro- requested the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) the authorization to acquire Telefonica (Movistar) in that country. The company sent the third request for the merger to the Salvadoran organization last September 19th, after the institution declared the second request inadmissible due to the lack of documentation required to authorize the [...]

Tigo Sports to broadcast Costa Rican National Team’s matches in the Concacaf Nations League outside the country

Football matches played by the Costa Rican National Team outside that country during the Concacaf Nations League will be broadcast by Tigo Sports, which has acquired those events broadcasting rights. We have always intended to broadcast our National Team matches. It is a priority for us, but for a rights issue we could not. Now [...]

Marca Claro and YouTube develop free Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games broadcast for Latin America

As officially reported on the Marca Claro website, part of the America Movil Group, all Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games activities will be available for free for the first time  on the Marca Claro official YouTube account. The offer will be valid in 17 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican [...]