Tag Archives: telephony

Pay TV, fixed and mobile telephony and internet rates would raise every four months in Argentina

As officially reported by the Argentine newspaper La Nacion last Thursday, March 18th, the Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom) stated that price increases in fixed and mobile telephone, internet and pay TV rates should be implemented every four months from now on. The amount of each increment is not defined yet. After, in August 2020, [...]

Totalplay increases its pay TV customer base by 54% and ends 2020 with more than 1.6 million subscribers

As part of its Q4 2020 results presentation, Mexican pay TV operator Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) reported to have ended the year with just over 1.6 million subscribers on its TV customer base, which experienced a 54% growth during the year. On the other hand, the company reported that the number of FTTH HPs increased by [...]

Telecom Argentina expects to expand its business to Uruguay according to changes in the country’s telecommunications regulations

Telecommunications company Telecom Argentina aims to expand its business in Uruguay, although it expects to do so if changes are implemented in the countrys  telecommunications regulations. The information, as reported in several specialized websites, was reported by Telecoms CEO, Roberto Nobile, during the last conference on the companys Q4 2020 results. The idea of expanding [...]

Megacable increases Xview’s subscribers base and reports more internet than video clients in Q4 2020

Como parte de la presentación de sus resultados trimestrales del Q4 2020, el holding mexicano Megacable registró casi 1,16 millones de suscriptores a Xview, su SVOD OTT, recientemente relanzado. De acuerdo al reporte de Megacable, la plataforma registró un crecimiento del 39,9% (330 mil adiciones netas) en relación al Q4 2019, mientras que, en relación [...]

Megacable adds Amazon Prime Video subscription on its internet and telephony packages

Mexican holding company Megacable has officially announced this last Tuesday, March 2nd, that its customers now have the possibility to subscribe the Amazon Prime Videos content offering. As reported, the option is valid for Doble Pack and Triple Pack customers, whose offer includes internet (up to 150 megabytes) and telephony. Amazon’s SVOD OTT subscription starts [...]

Movistar and Claro confirm they will return their clients the extra value invoiced in January in Argentina

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Argentina, telecommunications companies Movistar Argentina (Telefonica) and Claro Argentina (America Movil) confirmed that they will return their clients the extra value invoiced in January. The measure takes place after, at the end of that month, the National Telecommunications Entity (Enacom) requested that those country’s telecommunications [...]

Mundo launches as MVNO in Chile through Mundo Movil

As reported by several specialized websites, the international fund Linzor Capital Partners, which acquired the Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo in 2019-, has officially launched this last Sunday, November 15th, Mundo Movil, a new business line of the operator, which officially allows it to start its operations in the country [...]

Cablevision adds Disney+ as part of its pay TV, OTT and telephony offer

Argentine pay TV operator Cablevision announced on Tuesday that its TV clients, as well as those of its TV everywhere Flow platform and the mobile operator Personal (Telecom Argentina) will be able to access Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT that will be available as of this month to Latin America, and is enabling from today [...]

Argentine Government establishes internet, telephony and pay TV as essential services

Argentine President, Alberto Fernandez, announced this last Friday, August 21st, through his official Twitter account, the decision to declare telephony, internet and pay TV as essential public services in the country. The measure, established through the Need and Urgency Decree (DNU) N°. 690 (2020), will not change telephony, internet and pay TV services rates until [...]

Novator Partners acquires Avantel’s majority stake in Colombia

Colombian telco Avantel, which offers internet and mobile telephony, announced that the English firm Novator Partners, owner of Wom in Chile, acquired the companys majority stake, and looks forward to running an agreement in the reorganization process it is facing, as reported by several specialized websites. Avantel confirms that Novator acquired a majority stake in [...]