Tag Archives: Liberty Latin America

VTR extends its FTTH network in Chile and plans to launch HubTV soon

Chilean telecommunications company VTR (Liberty Latin America) plans to launch HubTV, a new IPTV product, which works on the FTTH network that the company is deploying in the country. It is a STB called D-Box Smart, developed by TiVo. From Liberty they report that the new offer will be launched soon in Chile, although they [...]

DirecTV expands its Spanish-language content catalog in Puerto Rico with HITN TV

US channel Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN TV), whose programming focuses on educational content in Spanish, announced that it has came to terms with DirecTV to join the DTH grid in Puerto Rico, where it is available from last March 1st, on channel 764, as well as through the channel’s OTT, HITN GO. We [...]

Cable & Wireless exits DTH market in Panama

As part of its Q4 2020 financial results report, the telecommunications company Liberty Latin America has announced that the Panamanian operator Cable & Wireless decided not to market its DTH offer anymore as of last January. The offer was called +TV Digital Prepago, and was originally launched in 2014. According to specialized websites, the initial [...]

Telefonica makes changes on the lawsuit against Millicom for Movistar Costa Rica’s sale

Spanish economic newspaper Cinco Dias reported this last Monday, March 1st, on its official web version that Telefonica made changes on the lawsuit it has filed against Millicom (Tigo) for the acquisition of Movistars operations in Costa Rica.  According to the information reported by Cinco Dias, the Spanish company reported as part of its its [...]

Telefonica accelerates its departure from Hispanic America

Telefonica is the second largest telecommunications group in the region, by accesses and revenues. Pressured by the weight of its global debt, Telefonica will sell its assets in the nine markets grouped in Hispanic America. After nearly three years of deliberation on ways to reduce exposure, it will move forward on a country-by-country sale. According [...]

Liberty Latin America could acquire Telefonica’s operations in Colombia and Ecuador

As reported by several specialized websites, including Bloomberg and the Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias on its web version, after having acquired Telefónica’s operations in Costa Rica this year – where, as in the rest of Latin America, excluding Brazil, it operates under the Movistar brand-, Liberty Latin America is now considering an acquisition of Telefonicas [...]

VTR launches new VOD platform version for all its customers

Chilean telecommunications company VTR (Liberty Latin America) announced this Thursday that it has made a new update to its VOD platform for all its clients, and for free. They will be able to access their content by clicking on the VOD button on their remote controls. As reported from VTR, the new version includes a [...]

Telefonica sells its Costa Rican operations to Liberty Latin America

The Spanish company Telefonica announced on Thursday an agreement to sell its operations in Costa Rica with Liberty Latin America, valued at USD 500 million. The agreement took place after the frustrated negotiation with Millicom, which ended in a lawsuit made Telefónica against the company that operates under the Tigo brand in Latin America for [...]

HITN TV arrives at Puerto Rico through Liberty

The cultural and educational content TV network HITN TV has ran an agreement with Liberty Puerto Rico to include its content into the operators programming grid, through the Ultimate News & Educational and U-Pick Learning package, on channel 171.  We are excited about this strategic agreement, which allows us to join Libertys offering in Puerto [...]

Liberty Latin America to acquire AT&T’s operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Liberty Latin America today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AT&Ts wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the all-cash transaction, the Acquisition Assets are valued at an enterprise value of USD 1.95 billion. Balan Nair, President and CEO of Liberty Latin America, commented: This [...]