Category Archives: Cable

Ooredoo and Manateq to provide 5G infrastructure to logistics parks, industrial zones

Ooredoo has partnered with Economic Zones Company (Manateq) to provide its world-class 5G infrastructure that is set to transform Qatars logistics parks and industrial zones, as well as accelerate the countrys diversified economic growth. Across Qatar, Manateq is developing logistics parks and industrial zones, which offer various sizes of plots of land to the investors [...]

Zimbabwe’s Econet suspends internet services on government order

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, adding that all [...]

Colombian Government approves Fox’s purchase by Disney

Colombian Industry and Commerce Superintendence approved the operation for the acquisition of Fox by Disney. According to investigations carried out by the organization, Disney would have less than 20% participation in entertainment, and would acquire leadership only in movies for theatres production and acquire, in which it would record a 28% participation. Operation includes audiovisual [...]

TV por cable volvió a superar a DTH en 2018

Según el monitoreo de inteligencia de mercado de Dataxis, el tercer trimestre de 2018 registró un total de 33,8 millones de suscriptores a TV satelital en Latinoamérica, mientras que la TV por cable llegó a 34,8 millones. Esto indica una tendencia irreversible hacia fin de 2018. La TV por cable, que había perdido el liderazgo [...]

Cable TV beat DTH again in 2018

According to Dataxis market intelligence monitoring, third quarter 2018 recorded 33.8 million DTH TV subscribers in Latin America, while Cable TV reached 34.8 million. This means an irreversible trend towards the end of 2018. Cable TV,  which had lost leadership in 2014, surpassed DTH again in 2018. There are two main factors that explain this [...]

Chilean Mega launches its new TV channel Megaplus

 Megaplus, third TV network of Mega Media group, began its emissions  through channels 736 HD of VTR and 24 in analogue cable. The new channel will focus on more context, depth and analysis news, in order to attract audiences with new contents.   “The channel will have information programs, that we will board differently, with [...]

Arsat moves forward with Federal Internet Plan in Córdoba

Argentine telecommunications company Arsat and the Government of Cordoba province have signed a cooperation agreement for the installation of 109 technology cabinets, which will allow about 880,000 inhabitants to access the Federal Internet Plan. Specifically, the province of Cordoba will give Arsat free of charge and for 20 years, 109 sites in different parts of [...]

VTR to use AWS spectrum for residential broadband service

Chilean operator VTR (Liberty Global) will launch a new residential broadband service using the AWS spectrum the company obtained to enter the mobile market. VTR launched mobile telephony services in 2012, but then the company stopped using its own network and decided to become a virtual operator (MVNO), in 2014, using Telefónicas network. VTRs CEO, [...]