Monthly Archives: February 2019

Vivo to distribute Globosat content for mobile subscribers

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo will distribute content from Globosat to its mobile subscribers, according to the agreement it signed with G2C, a Globo Group subsidiary. This way, Vivos subscribers will be allowed to access to streaming platforms offered by Globosat through their respective applications. Globosats offer for Vivo includes Premiere Play (USD 21.51); Combat Play [...]

Telefónica vende a Millicom sus filiales de Costa Rica, Nicaragua y Panamá

Telefónica acordó con Millicom la venta de sus filiales de Costa Rica, Nicaragua y Panamá. Según informó la Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), el importe de las operaciones es de USD 1650 millones, de los cuales USD 570,9 millones corresponden a Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 millones a Telefónica Panamá, y USD 430,2 [...]

Telefonica sells its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama to Millicom

Telefónica agreed with Millicom to sell its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. As reported by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the operations amount is USD 1,650 million, of which USD 570,9 million correspond to Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 million to Telefónica Panamá, and USD 430 , 2 million to Telefónica Nicaragua. [...]

MTN to officially introduce out-of-bundle data blocking in SA

In December 2017, MTN introduced an out-of-bundle (OOB) barring option, which enabled users to avoid out-of-bundle data usage. This system offered users a simple means to block OOB usage by dialling *141*0# and selecting the appropriate option. When choosing the option, users could select to turn the feature off and stop bill increase due to out-of-bundle spend. [...]

New talk show ‘Vim Talk’ available on Adom TV

Audiences of Adom TV will have the opportunity to watch as from Saturday, Afia Pokua, one of Adom FMs most prolific journalists, hosting her new brand-new show Vim Talk. Afias show will offer spectators the occasion to watch celebrities, media personalities and other persons of interest in a one-on-one interview setting within a 30-minutes runtime. [...]

OSN rolls out new ‘flexible’ package in Saudi Arabia

OSN has introduced a flexible pay-TV package for subscribers in Saudi Arabia. The introduction of El Farq, meaning The Difference in Arabic has been on a three-month trial in the Kingdom. OSN announced El Farq has already earned a positive feedback from subscribers and remarkable sales growth. The Managing Director of Saudi Arabia, Bandar Al [...]

Bitel refuerza su participación en Perú y ofrecerá TV desde este año

Bitel (Viettel Telecom), compañía de capitales vietnamitas, planea expandirse como operador de telecomunicaciones en el Perú, donde ofrecerá TV a partir de 2019, según informó su Gerente General, Phan Hoang Viet. Según el ejecutivo, el primer paso que dará Bitel en Perú consistirá en ofrecer internet, para posteriormente dar paso a la oferta de TV [...]

Bitel strengthens its Peruvian participation and starts offering TV this year

Bitel (Viettel Telecom), a Vietnamese capitals company, plans to expand itself as telecommunications operator in Peru, where it will start offering TV from this year, according to its General Manager, Phan Hoang Viet. According to the executive, the first Bitels Peruvian step will be to offer internet, to later add TV and telephony. In addition, [...]

Alcaldía de Bogotá desiste de vender ETB

La Alcaldía de Bogotá tomó la decisión de no vender la Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogotá (ETB), según confirmó Beatríz Arbeláez, secretaria de Hacienda de esa ciudad. El anuncio lo llevó adelante Jorge Castellanos Rueda, quien preside ETB desde 2016, después de que en diciembre de 2018 el Tribunal Administrativo de Cundinamarca falló en segunda [...]

Bogota’s Majorship won’t sell ETB

Bogotas Majorship decided not to sell Bogotas Telecommunications Company (ETB), as confirmed by Beatriz Arbeláez, Finance Secretary of that city. The announcement was made by Jorge Castellanos Rueda, who presides ETB since 2016. In December 2018, Cundinamarca Administrative Court ruled in the second legal instance against the District and ratified the nullity of ETB sale, [...]