Tag Archives: Movistar

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 [...]

Movistar launches mobile plans with Netflix membership in Chile

Telecommunications company Movistar (Telefonica) has launched new mobile plans in Chile with the Netflix membership included. The initiative is added to the one already launched by Movistar Chile in September 2020, when it launched its Digital Pack for its FTTH clients with the Netflix subscription included, in addition to also allowing its clients to pay [...]

Telefonica cancels Movistar Play’s offer in Mexico

Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are known under the Movistar brand, has decided to cancel its Movistar Plays offer  in Mexico, where the SVOD OTT was launched in March 2019. According to the information reported, the decision is part of changes that are being implemented in the company’s digital strategy in [...]

Telefonica to stop marketing its DTH offer in El Salvador on April 30th

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are known under the Movistar brand, reported through an announcement to its clients that, as of the end of April, it will stop marketing its DTH offer in El Salvador, where it is called Movistar TV. As you know, our pay TV service is delivered through a [...]

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 [...]