Tag Archives: Tigo

Tigo adds FUTV to is programming grid and starts offering Tigo Sports to pay TV operators in Costa Rica

Telecommunications company Millicom, which operates in Latin America under the ‘Tigo’ brand, announced this Thursday that it is already offering the FUTV channel, officially launched in late February, as part of its TV channels catalog , with which it shares the rights to broadcast the Costa Rican Professional Football League through its sports channel, Tigo [...]

Telefonica sells its Costa Rican operations to Liberty Latin America

The Spanish company Telefonica announced on Thursday an agreement to sell its operations in Costa Rica with Liberty Latin America, valued at USD 500 million. The agreement took place after the frustrated negotiation with Millicom, which ended in a lawsuit made Telefónica against the company that operates under the Tigo brand in Latin America for [...]

Tigo Sports launches special offer in Paraguay due to the return of Professional Football League

Tigo Paraguay (Millicom), which owns Professional football TV  broadcasting rights in the country, announced the launch of a new offer for its TV clients due to the resumption of the Paraguayan Professional Football League, scheduled for next July 17th , after it was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. At Tigo we want to be [...]

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 [...]