Tag Archives: Internet

Novator Partners acquires Avantel’s majority stake in Colombia

Colombian telco Avantel, which offers internet and mobile telephony, announced that the English firm Novator Partners, owner of Wom in Chile, acquired the companys majority stake, and looks forward to running an agreement in the reorganization process it is facing, as reported by several specialized websites. Avantel confirms that Novator acquired a majority stake in [...]

Chile launches new platform to cancel telecommunications offers

Chilean National Consumer Service (SERNAC) announced on June 11th the launch of the Me Quiero Salir platform, which it defined as a tool available to consumers so that they can expressly and clearly request the term of one or more subscriptions for the telecommunications services provision  that have been ran with a company. According to [...]

Anatel and Ancine work together against audiovisual piracy in Brazil

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine), together with the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), established a team to evaluate the possible joint regulation of the administrative blocking of websites that distribute audiovisual content without the previous authorization of their owners. The initiative is based on providing more agility and effectiveness in the fight against piracy, since [...]

Chile extends term of new plan to provide mobile phone, internet and pay TV services to those most affected by the Coronavirus

Chilean Transport and Telecommunications Ministry (MTT) and telecommunications regulator Subtel announced an agreement with operators in the country, such as Movistar, Entel, Claro, VTR and Grupo GTD, together with Wom, Mundo Pacifico and CMET, to extend the Solidarity Connectivity Plan launched in April for 30 days. The initiative aims to provide benefits for Chilean citizens, [...]

Personal extends its internet via FTTH offer in Paraguay

The telco Personal announced the expansion of its internet offer via FTTH in Paraguayan cities like Ñemby, Luque, San Lorenzo and Villa Elisa. As officially reported by the Paraguayan newspaper La Nacion, those interested in the previous mentioned cities can access Personal’s internet offer from GYC 100,000 (USD 15), which grants 50 MB. Our commitment [...]

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 [...]