Tag Archives: FTTH

FTTH connections doubled in different Chilean communes during first half of 2020

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported on December 18th that it made a report on the digital divide in the country. As a result, the Chilean entity reported that FTTH connections have doubled in different communes of the country between December 2019 and June 2020, including Melipilla; Arica; La Granja; Peñaflor; Tome; San Antonio; Constitution; [...]

Izzi to complete Axtel’s FTTH client migration process on December 10th

Mexican telecommunications company Izzi (Televisa Group) has recently announced that it plans to successfully complete the migration of Axtel customers this coming Thursday, December 10th, with Monterrey being the last place in the migration process. The Izzi announcement, officially made on November 27th, takes place after, on December 17th, 2018, Axtel announced it had ran [...]

Telefonica creates Pangeaco to accelerate FTTH expansion in Peru

Telefonica del Peru has officially announced this last Tuesday, November 24th, the creation of PangeaCO S.A.C., a subsidiary that, according to the company, will be a vehicle that will allow to expand fiber optic throughout the country, with the aim of closing the digital divide. PangeaCO was created in March 2020, and submitted its request [...]

FTTH represents 52% of ETB’s total clients

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation,  the Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its fixed customer base added 23 thousand new users in relation to Q3 2019, and now features 900 thousand customers. The Colombian company has also highlighted the good performance that its FTTH customer base has [...]

Mundo launches as MVNO in Chile through Mundo Movil

As reported by several specialized websites, the international fund Linzor Capital Partners, which acquired the Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo in 2019-, has officially launched this last Sunday, November 15th, Mundo Movil, a new business line of the operator, which officially allows it to start its operations in the country [...]

Telefonica forecasts to end 2020 with 16 million FTTH HPs and 268 cities on its FTTH network in Brazil

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Telefonica Brazil -where it operates under the Vivo brand-, recorded a total of 855 thousand Pay TV accesses via IPTV, and 14.6 million FTTH HPs as of September 30th.  According to Vivos report, the company plans to end 2020 with around 16 million FTTH HPs [...]

Claro adds 19 new cities to its FTTH network in Colombia, where it already records a total of 110

As officially reported by Claro Colombia (America Móvil), the Colombian subsidiary of América Movil has expanded its FTTH network coverage during the period of the new Coronavirus pandemic. The company currently records a total of 110 cities on its network, where it offers internet, TV and fixed telephony. Colombian cities in which Claro has expanded [...]

Mundo moves forward on its FTTH deployment plan in Chile for 2021

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported earlier this month its latest statistics on connectivity, in which it reported that the percentage of  FTTH technology participation in total fixed connections in Chile had an 7.7% annual increment, reaching 32.8% in the first half this  year. This way, Enrique Coulembier, CEO at Mundo, which has recently announced [...]

Mundo aims to accelerate FTTH deployment in Chile from next year

As recently reported by several specialized websites in Chile, Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo-, plans to be the second company with the largest FTTH deployment in the country by next year. To achieve this goal, the company will use a new technology in FTTH.  With this technology, we hope to [...]