Tag Archives: ICE

ICE takes over Cable Vision’s operations in Costa Rica officially

According to what was reported yesterday on its official website, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) officially took over Cable Visions operations in Costa Rica this Monday, September 2nd, as required by ICEs board of directors in December 2018. ICE also reported that 89 people will be hired to fill the key positions that make [...]

Kölbi TV includes regional channels in its programming grid

Costa Rican pay TV operator Kölbi TV, owned by ICE Group, added national and regional production content to its programming grid through channels like Anexion TV, Nicoya TV, Limon TV, Telered and the Legislative Assembly channel. Kölbi TV brings the best of Costa Rican entertainment with a TV variety that goes beyond the Greater Metropolitan [...]

ICE to assume Cable Vision’s operations in Costa Rica on September 1st

Costa Rican Electricity Institutes (ICE) Board of Directors defined that the pay TV and residential internet company Cable Vision will give its operation rights and obligations to it, in order to strengthen services offered by the cable company. It has ceded ts rights to ICE on April 10th, and will take on its operations, services [...]

ICE files complaint for Cable Visión’s purchase in 2013

Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE) made a complaint to Public Ministry for Cable Visión of Costa Rica purchase, in 2013, when the company was in decline.The complaint is focused on applying responsibilities to officials or thirds who have taken part of the purchases process.. Complaint is based on documents and facts analyzed around the [...]

Costa Rica’s ICE absorbs Cable Visión business

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) has assumed the rights to operate its subsidiary Cable Visión. The state-owned company said in a statement that all Cable Visión services will continue operating normally. “The assignment of rights and obligations will allow maintaining and strengthening the offer of telecommunications and Internet services provided by the cable company, [...]

ICE expands into Central American markets

Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is preparing its expansion to other markets in Central America to become a regional player. For this purpose, it is partnering with other operators to offer mobile telephony and pay TV services. This way, the state-owned company will compete with Claro and Movistar in markets such as Honduras, [...]

ICE expands FTTH network

Costa Rica’s operator ICE has recently announced the launch of triple play services through its fiber network in Barva de Heredia, under the Kölbi brand. “We proudly move forward in connecting locations with fiber. With this offer, residential, SME and business customers of the region will be able to acquire triple play solutions, with voice, [...]

ICE de Costa Rica convirtió a Cablevisión en KölbiCosta Rican ICE transformed Cablevisión into Kölbi

El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) de Costa Rica unificó sus dos operaciones de TV paga bajo la misma marca al transformar a su última adquisición, el operador de TV por Cable Cablevisión, en Kölbi, marca que ya utilizaba para su servicio de IPTV. De esta manera, Kölbi pasa a ofrecer dos planes de TV. [...]

ICE de Costa Rica incorporó los canales de música de Stingray DigitalCosta Rica's ICE added Stingray Digital music channels

El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) agregó 50 canales de música del servicio Galaxie de la compañía canadiense Stingray Digital a su servicio de IPTV. Los usuarios no deberán abonar ningún abono adicional para poder acceder a estas nuevas señales. Estos mismos canales se incorporarán en breve también a la operación de TV por Cable [...]

ICE compró Cablevisión en Costa RicaICE bought Cablevision from Costa Rica

El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) firmó la compra del 100% del paquete accionario de la operadora de TV paga Cablevisión en Costa Rica, luego de casi dos años de haber iniciado las negociaciones. La indefinición por parte del ICE pasaba por aceptar o no las condiciones que había impuesto la Súper Intendencia de Telecomunicaciones [...]