Monthly Archives: July 2019

Du to launch second phase of 5G in UAE by end-2020

Saleem Al Balooshi, Chief Infrastructure at du, announced the launch of the second phase of the 5G network in the UAE by the end of 2020. The Emirati telecom operator also aims to invest around AED 1.3 billion to AED 1.5 billion this year, mainly in the preparations for the 5G network. The company has [...]

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South Sudan launches first mobile money transfer platform

A joint partnership between Trinity Technologies and Zain, one of the leading mobile phone networks in South Sudan will introduce M-Gurush. The service will allow subscribers to deposit, withdraw and transfer money as well as make payments for goods and services.  M-Gurush places South Sudan as the 92nd country to offer mobile money services across [...]

Uruguay avanza en implementación de FTTH

Andrés Tolosa, Presidente de la telco  uruguaya Antel, informó que el 85% de los hogares en el país tienen acceso a internet, y el 75% de ellos ya tienen fibra óptica instalada. Tolosa señaló que los porcentajes anteriormente descritos implican que Uruguay supera el millón de familias con acceso a internet, y el porcentaje de [...]

Uruguay moves forward in FTTH implementation

Andres Tolosa, President of the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that 85% of households in the country have access to the internet, and 75% of them already have fiber optic network installed.  Tolosa explained that percentages described above means that Uruguay reports over one million families with internet access, and households with FTTH installed leaves the [...]

Disney+ estará disponible en Hulu como add on

En su discurso de apertura de la Television Critics Association, Craig Erwich, Senior VP y Head of Content de Hulu, reveló que próximamente el OTT Disney+, cuyo lanzamiento está previsto para el mes de noviembre en Estados Unidos, estará incluido como add on en la plataforma, junto con otros como HBO y CBS All Access, [...]

Disney+ to be available as a Hulu add on

During his opening remarks to the Television Critics Association, Hulus SVP of Originals, Craig Erwich, said that the OTT Disney+, whose launch date is scheduled for November in the US, will soon be included as an add on in the platform, together with others as HBO and CBS All Access, already available.  Essentially, what that [...]

Kölbi TV incluye canales regionales en su grilla de programación

El operador de TV paga costarricense Kölbi TV, brindado por el operador estatal Grupo ICE, incorporó contenidos de producción nacional  y regional en su grilla de programación a través de nuevos canales, tales como Anexión TV, Nicoya TV, Limón TV, Telered y el canal de la Asamblea Legislativa. Kölbi TV lleva lo mejor del entretenimiento [...]

Kölbi TV includes regional channels in its programming grid

Costa Rican pay TV operator Kölbi TV, owned by ICE Group, added national and regional production content to its programming grid through channels like Anexion TV, Nicoya TV, Limon TV, Telered and the Legislative Assembly channel. Kölbi TV brings the best of Costa Rican entertainment with a TV variety that goes beyond the Greater Metropolitan [...]

Tim suma a Looke a su catálogo de contenidos en Brasil

Después del acuerdo para incluir Netflix, la compañía brasileña Tim anunció que sus clientes ya tienen disponible la plataforma Looke, que cuenta con un catálogo de más de ocho mil títulos, incluyendo películas, series, shows musicales, documentales y programación infantil, entre otros.  Los clientes del plan Tim Black, en sus modalidades Tim Postpago D Plus, [...]

Tim adds Looke to its content catalog in Brazil

After the agreement to include Netflix, the Brazilian company Tim announced that its customers already have the Looke platform contents available, which includes a more that eight thousand titles with movies, series, music shows, documentaries, childrens programming, and others.   The Tim Black plan customers, in their Tim Postpaid D Plus, Tim Postpaid E Plus and [...]