Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Millicom cancels Telefonica’s operations acquisition agreement in Costa Rica

Millicom officially reported last May 2nd its decision to cancel Telefonicas operations acquisition agreement in Costa Rica, valued at USD 570 million and reached on February 20th, 2019. The company justified its determination supporting that, according to the agreement ran with Telefonica, in case of finding pending issues on the required regulatory conditions, as of [...]

Telefonica to sue Millicom for not acquiring its operations in Costa Rica

Telefonica announced that it will file a lawsuit against Millicom International Cellular (which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand). According to the Spanish company, the decision is due to the fact that Tigo left the agreement to acquire its share capital in Costa Rica unfinished. This was confirmed in Madrid, in a document [...]

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 [...]

VTR is sued by AMC Networks Latin America for removing channels from its programming grid

After the request made by Chilean Supreme Court of Justice, which forced pay TV operator VTR to bring TVI / Filmocentros channels back to its programming grid, the operator was now sued by AMC Networks Latin America LLC at the Chilean Free Competition Defense Court (TDLC) for removing the Film&Arts, AMC, El Gourmet, Europa Europa, [...]

Fox asks Anatel to file Claro’s lawsuit against Fox+

In response to the lawsuit made by Claro Brazil in Anatel, where it expressed that Fox + – under the name ‘Interactive Sport Plus’ violates the Conditional Access Law (Seac), Fox sent a document in defense of its OTT platform to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel). Document presented by the programmer states that the internet [...]

Televisa asks to take part in Disney-Fox merger

Televisa Group presented a lawsuit against Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) in November 2018, to take part in Disney-Fox authorization process merger in Mexico as an interested party. On September 26th, the company denied Mexican group to participate in merger process. Televisa expresses its proposal to become an interested party within file UCE/CNC-001-2018, citing a number [...]

Dish sues Univision for streaming patents

Satellite operator filed a federal lawsuit against Univision. Dish states that Hispanic network OTTs , including Univision Now, the Univisión application, and Univisión Deportes, violate four of their patents that cover streaming with adaptive transfer speed. From Univision, company representatives expressed  that there is no type of patent infringement: As we previously informed Dish, we [...]