Tag Archives: Millicom

Sports TV Rights to own Bolivian football TV broadcasting rights until 2024

Days after the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) announced the companies that submitted their offers for the Professional Football League TV broadcasting rights in the country, such as Tigo (Millicom) and GolTV (Tenfield), finally Sports TV Rights will be the one who will own the rights to broadcast Bolivian local football for the 2021-2024 period, as [...]

Titan Channel is now available in Bolivia for Comteco digital subscribers

On August 12th, Bolivian Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones de Cochabamba (Comteco) announced that the Titan Channel, specialized in contact sports and recently launched in Latin America, will be part of the TV channels catalog offered by the Bolivian entity. As officially reported by Comteco, the channel is now available for its digital subscribers and is broadcast [...]

Tigo adds FUTV to is programming grid and starts offering Tigo Sports to pay TV operators in Costa Rica

Telecommunications company Millicom, which operates in Latin America under the ‘Tigo’ brand, announced this Thursday that it is already offering the FUTV channel, officially launched in late February, as part of its TV channels catalog , with which it shares the rights to broadcast the Costa Rican Professional Football League through its sports channel, Tigo [...]

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 [...]

Telefonica resumes its plans to sell its Costa Rican operations

After, in early May, Millicom refused itself to acquire Telefonica’s operations in Costa Rica (where it is known as Movistar), in an agreement valued at USD 570 million and ran in February 2019, the Spanish press reported that Telefonica began an asset analysis process in Costa Rica (known as ‘Due Diligence’) to make all the [...]

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 [...]

CuriosityStream expands in Latin America through a partnership with Millicom

CuriosityStream, has announced a distribution partnership with Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, to bring its programming to over one million subscribers in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay. CuriosityStream is currently available to subscribers of Millicoms linear service in Colombia and Costa Rica, with [...]

Millicom ends 2019 with 3.5 million cable customers

On its Q4 2019 results report, Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, reports to have added 63 thousand HFC customers in the period and 351 thousand  during the year, to reach 3.5 million at the year-end. In addition, the company informed that, in its residential cable business, it expanded its HFC [...]

El Salvador to examine third America Movil request to buy Telefonica

After two applications to buy Telefonica in El Salvador declared inadmissible, the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) decided to accept a third America Movil request and will begin the technical, economic and legal review of the transaction, to determine if it would limit competition in some way. In a 90 business day period, the agency will [...]