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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 [...]

Telecom Argentina to increase investments in Uruguay and could acquire Movistar’s local subsidiary in the country

As reported by the Uruguayan website Busqueda last week, the telecommunications company Telecom Argentina expressed its intentions to considerably increase its investments in Uruguay, and reported that one of its purposes is to acquire the local subsidiary of Movistar (Telefonica) in the country. In Uruguay, Telecom provides pay TV services through the Cablevision brand; while [...]

Movistar adds Starzplay’s catalog as part of its OTT and IPTV offer in Argentina

The Argentine telecommunications company Movistar (Telefpnica) officially announced on Monday, November 30th, the integration of the Starzplay platform (Lionsgate) -recently launched in Argentina and Chile as a D2C product – as part of the content offering available on its OTT Movistar Play and in the Movistar TV STBs. Those Movistar customers who wish to access [...]

Movistar moves forward with its original productions plan in the region and announces new Chilean series

Movistar Chile has officially announced this last Friday, October 9th, that it is working on the launch of Los Prisioneros, the company’s first original series in the country, whose filming process is scheduled to begin in January 2021. The series is part of Telefonicas original production plan in Latin America, announced in early April 2019. [...]

Movistar Peru to broadcast all Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup’s South American Qualifiers

Movistar Peru announced that it will broadcast all the matches of the Qatar 2022 South American Qualifiers, through Movistar TV. Among the matches it will broadcast, the company will include those played by the Peruvian National Team, both locally and in other countries. At Movistar, there have been 20 years since  we started broadcasting the [...]

Movistar Play relaunches in Argentina with 100 linear TV channels

Movistar Argentina (Telefonica) announced that it began to offer a new plan called Pack Tele, with 100 linear TV channels in HD quality through its Movistar Play platform, launched in Argentina in 2019. Although the OTT already offered around 50 channels in pack format, both in basic and premium pay TV (HBO, the Football Pack [...]

Movistar Chile and Altice launch internet plans with Netflix subscription included

Following a partnership line with Netflix that several operators in Latin America have developed, Movistar Chile and Altice announced the launch of new internet plans with the OTT subscription included. In the case of Movistar Chile, the new offer is called Pack Digital, and consists of three Internet packages by FTTH, with speeds of 200 [...]

Movistar Argentina launches symmetric speed to all its fiber clients

Movistar Argentina announced the expansion of benefits on its Movistar Fibra service plans. The new service offering establishes that, from now on, the 50 MB and 100 MB fiber optic plans will be 100% symmetrical, just like the 300 MB plan. As reported from the company,this service is the only one provided by a massive [...]

Peruvian pay TV continues losing subscribers at the end of Q2 2020

According to the latest figures reported days ago by the Peruvian Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel), the country’s pay TV market continues losing subscribers, and ended the second quarter of the year with 1,956 million customers, and a household penetration by 21.3%. The maximum number of pay TV subscribers that the Peruvian [...]

El Salvador sets rules for America Movil to acquire Telefonica’s operations

Days ago, the Salvadoran Competition Superintendencys Board of Directors (CDSC) issued a resolution establishing conditions for America Movil to acquire Telefonicas operations in the country, where the company operates under the Movistar brand. Rules set by the Salvadoran regulator include both measures to be implemented before the transaction is made, as well as subsequent obligations. [...]