Tag Archives: Movistar

Movistar Colombia to create new company to deploy FTTH with KKR and plans to reach 4,3 million HPs in three years

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are branded as Movistar, has officially announced this last Friday, July 16th, a new partnership agreement with the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) investment fund to create a new company, which will be in charge to deploying FTTH in Colombia. According to the officially reported information, the aim [...]

Telefonica Peru requests Osiptel to reconsider its resolution and reports that the regulator distorts competition in the country’s pay TV market

Telecommunications company Telefonica Peru, where, as in the rest of the Latin American countries where it operates, it does so under the ‘Movistar‘ brand, has officially announced this last Monday, July 12th, that it has requested the Peruvian Organismo Supervisor de Inversion Privada en Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel), entity in charge of regulating the public telecommunications services [...]

With more than 3.3 million subscribers at the end of Q1 2021, Chile continues to increase its pay TV subscriber base for the third consecutive quarter

According to the latest figures reported by the Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, the pay TV industry continues to rise and ended Q1 2021 with a total of 3,304 million subscribers. This way, the market manages to keep a positive balance in terms [...]

Telefonica Peru is identified as a dominant pay TV player and must share its network with other operators

Peruvian Organismo Supervisor de Inversion Privada de Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel), in charge of regulating the countrys telecommunications market, has officially announced this last Thursday, June 18th, that Telefonica del Peru has a dominant position in the pay TV market, specifically in the cable TV offer.  The announcement took place after the entity made a market analysis, [...]

Sutel allows Movistar and Cabletica’s concentration in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, has officially announced that it has allowed the Cabletica company (Liberty Latin America) to acquire 100% of Telefonicas operations in Costa Rica , where Telefonica operates under the Movistar brand. A technical analysis based on the transaction [...]

Movistar acquires DirecTV’s fixed internet operation in Colombia

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Colombia and the rest of the Latin American countries -with the exception of Brazil- are branded as Movistar, has officially announced this last Tuesday, May 25th, that it has acquired DirecTV’s fixed internet business (AT&T), which the company had offered since 2014 in Colombia, including the network and spectrum. [...]

Movistar grows in FTTH and IPTV during the first three months of 2021 in Colombia

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results report presentation, Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) reported a year-on-year growth of 51.6% on its FTTH customer base, which already features more than 366 thousand subscribers. Movistar also reported that its FTTH offering is already available in 43 Colombian cities. This increase in the number of FTTH accesses shows [...]

Grupo Olmos hires former Telefonica Spain’s President and aims to acquire Movistar’s operations in Uruguay

According to the information reported this Tuesday, May 12th by Infobae and other specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine holding company Grupo Olmos, owner of the pay TV channel Cronica TV, the economic newspaper BAE, Radio FMQ, and others, hired Luis Miguel Gilperez, former Telefonica Spains President, with the aim of acquiring Telefónica’s operations in [...]

Chile increases its pay TV subscribers base and closes 2020 with 3.27 million clients

According to the latest figures reported by the Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the countrys pay TV market ended 2020 with a total of 3.27 million subscribers. The figure shows a 30 thousand subscribers increase regarding the almost 3.24 million reported in Q3 2020, and an increase of 1.4% in the total pay TV customer [...]

Colombia reports more than 6 million pay TV subscribers in 2020

According to the latest report recently released by Colombian Comision de Regulacion de Comunicaciones (CRC), a regulatory entity that promotes competition and regulates communications services in the country, the pay TV market ended 2020 with a total of 6.06 million subscribers in the country. According to the report, the figure shows a more than 131 [...]