Tag Archives: FTTH

FTTH leads broadband in Latin America in Q2 2021

FTTH reached a 39% share in the Latin American broadband market, which exceeded 100 million accesses, and became the option with the highest rate of diffusion in the region in Q2 2021, according to Dataxis. The analysis also foresees that eventually broadband will become a standalone product combined with third-party OTT services. Additionally, the report [...]

Oi expands FTTH in Brazil

Oi focused its main goal on the FTTH market in Brazil, with which it expects to make huge profits, according to its CEO Rodrigo Abreu. Recently, the company expanded its network in six more cities in the country, and from now on the inhabitants of Garibaldi (RS), Medianeira, Palmas, Piraquara (PR), Içara and Ituporanga (SC) [...]

VTR wants to expand FTTH after 100 thousand users lost in 2020

VTR, the Chilean telecommunications company, attempts to resurge after losing more than 100 thousand users in 2020, because of some problems with their Internet program. While they try to expand their FTTH, Mundo Pacífico, pioneer on optical fiber, continues to succeed as the fourth broadband provider in the country and is making the competition increasingly [...]

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 [...]

IPTV represents 51.3% of Movistar’s total TV accesses in Chile at the end of Q2 2021

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results report presentation, the telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Chile and the rest of Latin America, except for Brazil, are branded as Movistar, reported that fiber accesses (FTTH) in Chile grew 62.7% year-on-year. According to the information reported, the company ended June with 974 thousand FTTH accesses. [...]

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 [...]

Totalplay continues adding subscribers on its pay TV base and reports more than 11 million FTTH HPs at the end of Q2 2021

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results report presentation, Mexican telecommunications company Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) ended the period with 1.93 million pay TV subscribers,  a customer base that, according to the company’s figures, experienced a 48% growth compared with the figures that the company showed in Q2 2020. According to the companys report, Totalplay’s [...]

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 [...]

ON*NET Fibra starts operating in Chile and plans to deploy the first free access FTTH network in the country

ON*NET Fibra announced this last Wednesday, July 14th, it has started operating in Chile. It is a new wholesaler that will offer an open and neutral FTTH service and will promote access to broadband services. The company comes up as a result of the acquisition by the KKR investment fund of 60% of InfraCO, a [...]