Tag Archives: Movistar

Pay TV ends Q3 2020 with almost 3.24 million subscribers in Chile

According to the latest report released by the Chilean  Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the pay TV market in that country has ended in Q3 2020 with a total of almost 3.24 million subscribers. Although at the annual level the figure shows  a 0.9% decrease in relation to the 3.26 million subscribers reported in Q3 2019, [...]

Movistar grows in FTTH and IPTV in Colombia during 2020

As part of the operating and financial results recently announced by Movistar Colombia, the company reported that it has ended 2020 with 1.2 million broadband internet customers, of which 329 thousand have FTTH services with symmetric speeds of up to 500 MB in Bogota and 300 MB in the rest of the country. In addition, [...]

Movistar moves forward with its first Chilean original series

Movistar Chile has reported on Monday news about Los Prisioneros, its first original series produced in Chile, whose filming process began two months ago. The company has released some pictures of its new production, which will last  eight 30-minutes episodes each. Its premiere is scheduled for the second half of the year, and will be [...]

Movistar Play now available for Telefonica’s no clients in Chile

Movistar Chile has announced that its SVOD OTT Movistar Play, available in Chile and other Latin American countries, can now be hired by clients of other companies. Up to now, Chile is the first market in Latin America in which Movistar implements this initiative with its platform. According to specialized websites in Chile, the only [...]

Movistar Chile doubles IPTV accesses during 2020

As part of its 2020 financial results presentation, released by the company on March 3rd, Movistar Chile highlighted the growth of its FTTH client portfolio during the year by 54.1% compared to 2019. In addition, during the January-December 2020 period, the company’s IPTV accesses grew by 94.7%, reaching 40.3% of total TV accesses. Movistar Chiles [...]

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 [...]

Movistar Argentina strengthens its content offering with Deezer

Telecommunications company Movistar Argentina (Telefonica) is adding the Deezer platform, focused on musical content, to its content offering. As reported on various specialized websites, the company’s clients will be able to access a catalog of around 73 million songs, as well as playlists and podcasts. Movistar is launching an exclusive offer for customers who have [...]

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 [...]

Movistar offers internet via FTTH with up to 500 megabytes in Bogotá with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and HBO premium channels

Telecommunications company Telefonica -whose operations in Latin America are branded as Movistar-, has announced this Monday, March 1st, that it is offering symmetric FTTH internet speeds of 500 megabytes in Bogota. As reported by the company, in the Colombian capital there are already more than 300 thousand households with this offer available. Each installation includes [...]

Movistar Peru ends 2020 with 136 thousand homes with FTTH in Lima and plans to reach 600 thousand this year

As part of the its 2020 financial results presentation  officially announced on February 12th, Telefonica Peru -where it operates under the Movistar brand, as in the rest of the countries in the region-, announced that it has strengthened its FTTH deployment offer in Lima, and ended the year with about 136 million homes with that [...]