Tag Archives: HFC

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 [...]

Millicom ends 2019 with 3.5 million cable customers

On its Q4 2019 results report, Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, reports to have added 63 thousand HFC customers in the period and 351 thousand  during the year, to reach 3.5 million at the year-end. In addition, the company informed that, in its residential cable business, it expanded its HFC [...]

Millicom strengthens its operations in Central America and expands its HFC network

In its Q3 2019 results report presentation, Millicom (Tigo) highlighted its growth in Central America and the acquisitions of Telefonica in Nicaragua and Panama, which increased the companys revenues by 10.8%, and the growth of its HFC clients in Latin America.  The third quarter of 2019 marked several important milestones for Millicom. First, we strengthened [...]

Millicom reached 3.1 million cable subscribers

In the fourth quarter 2018 Millicom added 93 thousand organic HFC clients and another 368 thousand in Latin America for the operations acquired from Cable Onda in Panama, that is, 461 thousand cable customers to totalize 3.1 million in 2018. From the new organic customers, more than a third belongs to Une-Tigo, in Colombia, where [...]

Telecom Argentina prioritizes Docsis over copper

During a press conference held within the framework of the 2018 International Telecommunications Seminar (SIT in Spanish), Telecom Argentinas CTO, Miguel Fernández, said that the new company will use Cablevisións HFC network – and Docsis technology – in those cities where it overlaps with Telecoms copper network. “It is a city-to-city strategy, where there is [...]

Panama’s Cable Onda selects SeaChange solutions for next-generation video

Cable Onda has begun building its next-generation video experience across cable, OTT and IPTV networks on a single video back office with integrated content management and advertising solutions from SeaChange International. With SeaChange Adrenalin multiscreen television platform, the Panama-based service provider will serve on-demand and linear video to all consumer platforms and devices, including value-added [...]

Tigo de Bolivia extendió su red de TV por Cable en La PazTigo from Bolivia extended its Cable TV network in La Paz

La compañía de telecomunicaciones Tigo (Millicom) de Bolivia comenzó a vender el servicio de TV por Cable en la ciudad de El Alto, zona metropolitana de La Paz (capital de ese país). De esta manera, estrena su nuevo tendido de la red HFC que también le permitirá brindar Internet y telefonía fija. La empresa también [...]

Supercable de Colombia puso en venta su operaciónColombia's Supercable to sell its operation

La compañía de telecomunicaciones Supercable de Colombia colocó en venta su operación, la cual incluye la red de HFC, equipos de telecomunicaciones, una sede, vehículos y elementos de oficina. Según le explicaron a NexTV Latam desde la compañía, los usuarios seguirían recibiendo la misma prestación de TV paga y no se verían perjudicados. No obstante, [...]