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Google and Apple open official stores in Latin America

Google and Apple are expanding the reach of their products in Latin America. Recently, Google added Brazil and Mexico among the new countries where the Google Store is now available, along with Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. In turn, Apple has opened new premium reseller stores in Argentina. Google Store websites in Brazil and [...]

Argentine tourists reduce number of imported tech devices from Chile

In the last two years, Argentine tourists reduce the number of tech devices purchased in Chile, due to a reduction in the price gap, according to a GfK Consumer Choices research published by Economía y Negocios. In January of this year, 76.1% of smartphone sales was made to Argentine tourists, a 7.5% drop compared to [...]

Chivas partners with Cinépolis to show matches in movie theatres

Mexicos Club Deportivo Guadalajara announced that it has partnered with Cinépolis to show Chivas home matches in more than 100 in movie theatres located in 25 states of the country. The agreement began on August 5. Tickets cost MX$ 50 (USD 2.8) for traditional theatres and MX $99 (USD 5.5) for VIP theatres. In addition, customers [...]

Red Intercable closes deal with Nextel to provide mobile services in Argentina

Red Intercable, an association that gathers Argentine small and medium size operators from 19 provinces, has signed an agreement with Nextel (Cablevisión) to provide 4G mobile services using the frequencies Nextel has in 2.5 GHz and 900 MHz bands. This way, the operators associated to the entity will be able to offer mobile services in [...]

Telecentro submits offer for 2.5 Ghz band

Pay TV operator Telecentro has reportedly requested a 2.5 GHz licenses in the tender process that is currently being held by the National Entity for Communications (Enacom). The other bidders were the mobile operators Movistar, Claro and Personal. These are the frequencies that Cablevisión will return in compensation for the purchase of Nextel and several [...]

Intelsat-OneWeb merger collapses

Intelsat SAs merger with OneWeb collapsed after bondholders failed to back the deal. In a statement, Intelsat said the minimum tender conditions for the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations had not been satisfied by the May 31 deadline. Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler said they are disappointed that the bondholders were unwilling to accept the terms [...]

América Móvil rebrands in Brazil

América Móvil informed the employees of its Brazilian operation that it will begin using Claro Brasil to name the holding company, previously known as América Móvil Brasil. However, the same brands will be maintained for consumer services in pay TV and Internet (Net), mobile telephony (Claro) and corporate services (Embratel), and there will be no [...]

T-Commerce platform arrives in Brazil

US company Cinemall arrived in Brazil with its T-Commerce platform, which enables the purchase of products displayed on TV, in real time. Currently, the service is available in partnership with Rede Brasil. Through an icon, located in the upper left corner of the screen, the viewer can purchase any of the products displayed. Once logged [...]

Altice to adopt unified global brand

Telecommunications company Altice announced a new unified global strategy, which includes the establishment of one unified global group with one single brand: Altice. It is expected that all commercial brands will have completed the transition process by the end of the second quarter of 2018. The Altice name, brand and new logo will replace the [...]

Caracol, TigoUne, 10Music announce music partnership for live concerts

Caracol Televisión, TigoUne and 10Music announced that they will join forces to produce music and entertainment events. Starting in the second half of the year, the new partnership called Project M will offer a new experience that will combine the digital world with live shows. According to TigoUne’s president, Marcelo Cataldo, the users [...]