Tag Archives: Internet

T-Mobile plans internet and pay TV offer in Puerto Rico

According to the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Dia, the telco  T-Mobile is planning to launch a residential offer on the island, which includes internet and pay TV services, according to what the already mentioned source reported Jorge Martel , General Manager and VP at T-Mobile in Puerto Rico. Another of the company’s latest news [...]

Subtel asks Chilean operators for a report on the behavior of their networks due to broadband use increasement

The Chilean Communications Subsecretary (Subtel) asked Claro, Entel, Mundo Pacífico, GTD, Movistar, VTR, WOM and others, to report on the behavior of their networks and work plans due to a 30% increasement in Internet use in homes that was detected in the country because of the spread of the Coronavirus. The Chilean regulator asked the [...]

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 [...]

Enacom gives pay TV licenses for cooperatives in Argentina

The Community Broadcasting Services Provision and Marketing Cooperative of Argentina (Colsecor), an entity that brings together cooperatives and SMEs throughout the country to provide them telecommunications services, reported that the National Communications Agency (Enacom) granted 32 licenses , which include internet, pay TV services and virtual mobile operators (VMO). Claudio Ambrosioni, head of Enacom, had [...]

Altice to invest more than USD 660 million in the Dominican Republic

The telecommunications company Altice Dominicana announced a RD $ 35 billion (USD 662 million) investment in the next five years, in order to continue with the countrys digital transformation. In the Dominican Republic, from 2014 to 2019, we have made a RD$ 35 billion investment on technological infrastructure, which allows us to serve more than [...]

Uruguayan State wins trial to Nuevo Siglo for a USD 85 million lawsuit

Uruguayan Justice rejected this Wednesday, October 30th the lawsuit presented by that countrys pay TV operator Riselco (Nuevo Siglo), valued at USD 85 million. The company claimed for the omission made by the Uruguayan Communication Regulatory Unit (URSEC) in the granting of data transmission and internet access licensed requested in 2008, arguing that it would [...]

Win extends its internet offer to expand itself throughout Metropolitan Lima and Callao

Peruvian operator Win announced its expansion to all the countrys households in Metropolitan Lima and Callao, to meet the market needs with a 100% fiber optic internet offer. In this first year our expansion -throughout Metropolitan Lima and Callao- has been sustained. We started with trials in San Miguel and Puerto Libre, where the reception [...]

Chilean Deputies Chamber approves VAT collection on digital platforms

With 123 votes in favor, 20 against and four abstentions, the Chilean Deputies Chamber approved VAT payment (19%) on digital platforms monthly subscriptions. The initiative had been announced by Chilean Finance Minister, Felipe Larrain.   The Governments proposal consist of a specific, indirect and substitute tax for any other, on digital platforms provided by people or [...]

Tigo launches new series on responsible internet use

Tigo made a presentation in Bogota, Colombia, the first chapter of Patchers, Guardianes de Internet, its first original production in the country. It is a five-chapter miniseries that will focus on challenges and opportunities of the digital world. The series is fully developed in Colombia, and all the team, including actors, will be from there. [...]