Tag Archives: Tigo

Millicom cancels Telefonica’s operations acquisition agreement in Costa Rica

Millicom officially reported last May 2nd its decision to cancel Telefonicas operations acquisition agreement in Costa Rica, valued at USD 570 million and reached on February 20th, 2019. The company justified its determination supporting that, according to the agreement ran with Telefonica, in case of finding pending issues on the required regulatory conditions, as of [...]

Telefonica to sue Millicom for not acquiring its operations in Costa Rica

Telefonica announced that it will file a lawsuit against Millicom International Cellular (which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand). According to the Spanish company, the decision is due to the fact that Tigo left the agreement to acquire its share capital in Costa Rica unfinished. This was confirmed in Madrid, in a document [...]

CuriosityStream expands in Latin America through a partnership with Millicom

CuriosityStream, has announced a distribution partnership with Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, to bring its programming to over one million subscribers in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay. CuriosityStream is currently available to subscribers of Millicoms linear service in Colombia and Costa Rica, with [...]

Millicom ends 2019 with 3.5 million cable customers

On its Q4 2019 results report, Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, reports to have added 63 thousand HFC customers in the period and 351 thousand  during the year, to reach 3.5 million at the year-end. In addition, the company informed that, in its residential cable business, it expanded its HFC [...]

Costa Rica to launch new FUTV sport TV channel on February 29th

FUTV, a new pay-TV channel aimed to broadcast Costa Rican football, will officially launch in the country on February 29th. The channel will exclusively broadcast football matches that some Costa Rican teams play at home, and other content. Up to now, the channel will be available on Cabletica, Telecable and Kölbi and, although Tigo did [...]

Novator Partners may buy Telefonica’s subsidiary in Colombia

As reported by the Spanish newspaper El Economista, private equity firm Novator Partners is evaluating the possibility of acquiring Telefónica’s subsidiary in Colombia. According to industry sources quoted by the newspaper, Novator Partners interest is in an initial phase, although other acquisitions in the country are also considered, such as that of mobile operator Avantel. [...]

Win Sports Premium option is officially launched

Win Sports+, the new Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports premium option, is officially launched today and will base its programming on football content 24 hours a day, in full HD quality. The channel will broadcast football matches  without advertising, and will be available on Claro, TigoUne, DirecTV, HV Multiplay, Movistar and Emcali. Its monthly [...]

Amazon Prime Video is now available for Tigo’s fixed and mobile clients in Colombia

Tigo became the first operator in Colombia to make Amazon Prime Videos offer available to its Home user base. The companys customers will be able to access the platform from different devices, including computer, tablets, smart TVs, video game consoles and mobile phones. Amazon Prime Video offers its customers access to its movies and series [...]

Millicom strengthens its operations in Central America and expands its HFC network

In its Q3 2019 results report presentation, Millicom (Tigo) highlighted its growth in Central America and the acquisitions of Telefonica in Nicaragua and Panama, which increased the companys revenues by 10.8%, and the growth of its HFC clients in Latin America.  The third quarter of 2019 marked several important milestones for Millicom. First, we strengthened [...]

Telefonica sells its Panamanian operations to Cable Onda

Once the relevant regulatory approvals have been obtained, Telefonica Centroamerica Inversiones S.L. announced it has sold the entire Telefonica Moviles Panama S.A. shares capital to Cable Onda S.A., Millicom International Cellulars subsidiary, for USD 594 million.  According to what the company officially reported, after closing this operation, Telefonica has completed the sale of three of [...]