Tag Archives: Liberty Latin America

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 [...]

VTR evaluates creating new low cost company to offer pay TV and internet

VTR, Liberty Latin America Groups operator with a triple play offer in Chile, is evaluating the possibility of implementing a new low cost company to offer more basic products with cheaper prices. Some of the main ones would be pay TV with fewer channels available and internet with lower connection speed.  50% of Chilean households [...]

Cable & Wireless and Digicel take the Premier League to the Caribbean

The companies Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and Digicel announced an agreement to broadcast the next three seasons Premier Leagues matches live in the Caribbean, through Caribbean Premier Sports Limited (CPSL), their new joint venture. The agreement with the English football competition covers live, on demand and streaming broadcasts. We are excited to join forces [...]

Liberty Latin America acquires 87.5% of UTS

Liberty Latin America entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 87.5% of United Telecommunication Services (UTS), which provides fixed and mobile services to several Caribbean nations. The transaction was made on a cash and debt-free basis, and valued at USD 189 million. The agreement to acquire represents all shares held in UTS by the Government [...]

Liberty Latin America to establish operation center in Panama City

Liberty Latin America announced yesterday it plans to establish its new operation center in Panama City. It is expected to be launched in late 2019. The company’s purpose is to leverage its scale and expertise and also to provide future growth opportunities to its employees. Betzalel Kenigsztein, COO of Liberty Latin America, said that selecting [...]