Tag Archives: FTTH

Megacable to also offer Fox Premium channels for free until March 31st

Megacable confirmed that it will make Fox’s seven premium channels available for free in support for its subscribers to stay at home due to the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) worldwide. Days ago, in Argentina, Cablevisión Flow made the same decision for its clients.  As Megacable officially reported, its subscribers will have the offer available without [...]

ETB increases internet connection speeds for FTTH clients

The Bogota Telecommunications Company (ETB) announced it will increase its internet connection speed with 25 additional megabytes to all its FTTH clients with speeds below 100 megabytes, for a two-month period. ETB clients  will not need to carry out any management with the company for this issue. Through a statement, the company explained that the [...]

Movistar Chile increases FTTH speeds and adds contents to Movistar Play until March 31st

With the advance of the Coronavirus, Movistar Chile announced today a set of measures aimed at keeping its clients connected. This way, the company reported that, among other initiatives, it will provide more speed for its Movistar Fibra clients and a greater amount of content available on the Movistar Play platform. According to the official [...]

20% Telefonica Chile’s TV customers are on IPTV

On its Q4 2019 financial results report, Telefonica Chile reported revenues valued at CH$ 152,265 million (USD 182 million) The income figure fell by 10.5% compared to the January-December 2018 period, when it was valued at CH$ 170,192 million (USD 203.5 million). Telefonica also recorded 523 thousand TV accesses during the year, 19.7% less than [...]

Chile increases its FTTH network by 71%

According to figures from the last report of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), quoted by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel), Chile reported a 71% year-on-year increasement in the expansion of its FTTH network between June 2018 and the same month 2019. This way, according to Subtel, more than 25% of connections in [...]

Megacable announces new FTTH migration plan

Megacable announced it will make a USD 400 million investment in a new FTTH infrastructure construction project with GPON technology. Enrique Yamuni, CEO at Megacable, explained that the network will be deployed in the main cities where the Group is operating. The project includes the migration of subscribers with HFC technology service to the new [...]

Telefonica strengthens its FTTH and IPTV networks and loses DTH in 2019

On its January-December 2019 period results report, Telefónica reported that Vivo, its subsidiary in Brazil, has 36% of the broadband accesses already connected to its FTTH network, which already reaches 11 million HPs. Likewise, the company reported that IPTV accesses grew 23% year-on-year and recorded 715 thousand, and also remarked that, in Q4 2019, Vivo’s [...]

Telefonica grows in IPTV and increases its FTTH network deployment in Brazil

Telefonica released today its Q4 2019 quarterly results report for Brazil, where it is known under the Vivo brand. During the period, the company recorded 715 million pay TV accesses via IPTV, 23% more than the 579 million accesses recorded at the end of 2018. Likewise, Vivo Pay-TV ARPU is valued at R$ 108.5 (USD [...]