Tag Archives: FTTH

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 [...]

Telefonica completes the 60% sale of its FTTH subsidiary in Chile to KKR

Telecommunications company Telefonica and US multinational company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) have officially announced this last Friday, July 2nd, the closing of the transaction for 100% of InfraCO, a standalone company that will be in charge of operating the first free FTTH network access in Chile. The transaction is valued at about USD 1 billion. [...]

America Movil launches new Claro TV’s version in Peru for FTTH and HFC clients

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has announced the launch of a new Claro TVs version in the Peruvian market, which, as reported by the company, brings together FTA TV and pay TV channels, as well as on demand content of series, films, documentaries and exclusive content from the Claro Video OTT, as well as premium [...]

FiBrasil, joint venture created between Telefonica and CDPQ, starts operating in Brazil

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Brazil are branded as Vivo, has announced that FiBrasil has officially started operating  in the country. The new company is called FiBrasil Infraestrutura e Fibra Ótica S.A., and it is a  neutral fiber optic operator created by Telefonica Brasil, Telefonica Infra -the company’s infrastructure unit-, and the global investment [...]

Telecable plans to migrate its HFC clients to FTTH in the next two years

Ronald Jimenez, Residential Business Unit Director at Telecable Costa Rica, reported during the first Nextv Series Central Americas virtual edition that the company started to build its FTTH network in 2019, and now has 111 districts in the country. In addition, the executive explained that the company expects to complete the migration of 100% of [...]

Megacable plans to complete GPON network migration before the end of the year

During an interview with the Mexican website Expansion, Enrique Yamuni, CEO at the holding company Megacable, gave details about several of the projects in which the company is working, including the evolution of its HFC network to GPON, originally announced earlier in 2020. We already have more than 50% of the project, and we plan [...]

Claro to invest almost USD 182 million to expand FTTH distribution in Puerto Rico before the end of the year

According to the information reported on specialized websites, the telecommunications company Claro Puerto Rico (America Movil) announced a USD 182 million investment for this year, with the aim of doubling its mobile networks capacity, extending its 5G coverage, expanding fiber optic distribution, and other initiatives. Enrique Ortiz de Montellano, President & CEO at Claro Puerto [...]