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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 [...]

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 [...]

Telefonica accelerates its departure from Hispanic America

Telefonica is the second largest telecommunications group in the region, by accesses and revenues. Pressured by the weight of its global debt, Telefonica will sell its assets in the nine markets grouped in Hispanic America. After nearly three years of deliberation on ways to reduce exposure, it will move forward on a country-by-country sale. According [...]

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 [...]

Telefonica creates Pangeaco to accelerate FTTH expansion in Peru

Telefonica del Peru has officially announced this last Tuesday, November 24th, the creation of PangeaCO S.A.C., a subsidiary that, according to the company, will be a vehicle that will allow to expand fiber optic throughout the country, with the aim of closing the digital divide. PangeaCO was created in March 2020, and submitted its request [...]

Martin Sanchez: ‘In the short term, linear TV channels will not disappear’

The second Nextv Series South Americas panel -virtual conference developed by Dataxis on November 4th and 5th-, was called  OTT Integration in Pay TV. Some of the key topics of the debate were related to challenges and barriers for STBs app integration; add on, carrier billing and partnership models ; and the transition from B2C [...]

Telefonica forecasts to end 2020 with 16 million FTTH HPs and 268 cities on its FTTH network in Brazil

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Telefonica Brazil -where it operates under the Vivo brand-, recorded a total of 855 thousand Pay TV accesses via IPTV, and 14.6 million FTTH HPs as of September 30th.  According to Vivos report, the company plans to end 2020 with around 16 million FTTH HPs [...]