Tag Archives: telecom

Liberty Global reports revenues for U$D 894 million in Latin America during Q3

Liberty Global has presented its finance report for the third quarter of 2016, and its reporting revnues for U$D 894 million for its operations in Latin America (group as the LiLAC division). The number represents an annual growth of 190%, driven mainly by the acquisition of Cable & Wireless. As reported by the company, Cable [...]

Telecom Argentina offers three months of Netflix free of charge to its mobile and broadband customers

  Telecommunications Company Telecom Argentina (Fintech) launched a promotion offering three months of free access to the US OTT Netflix to all of its mobile (Personal) and broadband (Arnet) customers.   In a press release, Telecom informed that the promotion is valid for customers who purchase a mobile line with Personal Black plan for USD [...]

Cablevision from Argentina was authorized to offer telephony and could be the first to launch quadruple play

  Telecommunications company Cablevision (Clarin Group), leader of the Pay-TV market in the country, was authorized by the National Communications Entity (Enacom) to add fixed and public telephony services to its portfolio.   It also agreed to the incorporation and fusion of the Fibertel brand (also of Clarin), which provides broadband services, a measure that [...]

Telecom Argentina is seeking to offer IPTV, broadband and telephony triple play via FTTH

  The telephony and broadband company Telecom Argentina will boost investments to offer IPTV, broadband and telephony services through a fiber to the home (FTTH) network, announced the CEO of the Mexican investment firm Fintech Advisory Limited, David Martinez, which recently acquired the company from Telecom Italy.   “What we want in telecommunications in the [...]

OTTs overpass the 10 million paid accounts mark in Latin America according to Dataxis

  The Over-the-Top (OTT) Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) market in Latin America reached 10.2 million paid accounts in 2015, which means a 60% annual growth rate, according to a new study published by Dataxis. The market investigation company estimates the OTT/SVOD category generated USD 640 million in revenues during the past year.   The [...]

Sale of Telecom Argentina to minority shareholder of Pay-TV operator Cablevision was approved

  The Government of Argentina approved the sale of the shares held by Telecom Italia on the telephony and broadband company Telecom Argentina to Mexican investment fund Fintech, owner or 40% of the stocks of Cablevision (Grupo Clarin), the main Pay-TV operator in that country.   Fintech would buy in the coming days from Telecom [...]

Oi de Brasil aceptó oferta de financiamiento para fusión con TIM y el Gobierno está “preocupado”Oi from Brazil accepts financing offer for merger with TIM and the government is "concerned"

La compañía de TV paga, Internet y telefonía Oi de Brasil anunció en un comunicado de prensa que aceptó la propuesta del grupo inversor de Rusia Letter One para aportar el financiamiento que permitiría la fusión con el operador brasileño de telefonía e Internet TIM Participaçoes (Telecom Italia). Oi firmó con Letter One un contrato [...]

Oi de Brasil recibió una propuesta para financiar la fusión con TIMOi from Brazil received a proposal to fund the merger with TIM

La compañía de telecomunicaciones Oi de Brasil anunció que recibió una propuesta de un grupo inversor de Rusia para aportar el financiamiento que permitiría la fusión con el operador brasileño de telefonía e Internet TIM (Telecom Italia), informaron los medios locales. Oi anunció en una carta enviada el 23 de octubre al regulador local Anatel [...]

Telefónica realiza la primera acción para ingresar en el mercado de la TV paga en ArgentinaTelefónica gives the first step towards entering Argentina’s pay-TV market

La empresa de telecomunicaciones Telefónica dio el primer paso para comenzar a brindar TV paga en Argentina. En el NexTV Summit South America 2015 la empresa ya había adelantado que esas eran sus intenciones pero ahora lo puso en marcha y convocó a una asamblea extraordinaria de accionistas para modificar su estatuto social y así [...]

Telecom obtuvo la primera autorización de Argentina para brindar TV pagaTelecom got the first authorization in Argentina to provide pay-tv

La Autoridad Federal de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (Aftic) de Argentina le brindó autorización a la operadora de telecomunicaciones Telecom para que cambie su estatuto para poder prestar TV paga en ese país. Más allá de esta resolución, la compañía necesitaría una licencia habilitante antes de comenzar a operar este servicio. Anteriormente, [...]