Tag Archives: broadband

Fixed connectivity is still strengthen in Latin American households

During the last edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, Monia Gomes, Head of Business Development Latam at WeTek, Efrain Martinez, CTO at ETB Colombia, Camilo Moreno, Engineering Director at Conexion Digital and Angel Vacacela Díaz, CTO at Univisia [...]

YOFC continues its Latin American expansion

YOFC Yangtze Fiber Optic and Cable Company Ltd of China, considered the largest fiber optic and cable supplier worldwide, is aimed to expand itself from Asia, with a view to Africa and Latin America. The company’s first commercial investment in the region took place in Peru, and its goal is to become the largest network [...]

Unifique launches TV offer through IPTV in Brazil

After making investments in fiber optic networks, the Unifique telecommunications company, located in Santa Catarina, Brazil, will launch TV Unifique this week, a TV through IPTV service that will allow its clients to record, backtrack and forward programming content to watch contents anytime and anywhere. TV Unifique will also allow subscribers to record up to [...]

Network provider du to double broadband speeds free of charge in UAE

du communicated that their broadband speeds have been doubled for all new and existing Triple Play Home subscribers, permanently for free. New and existing triple play du home subscribers now have access to better value and faster connectivity free of charge. Regarding the constant development of data consumption on the du network, which has improved by 200 per cent over [...]

Anatel decides how to invest after Brazilian TV digitalization

Last Friday, February 1st, telecommunications companies deadline to submit to  National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) projects to use approximately USD 218.7 million after finishing Brazilian digitizing TV process met. Moisés Moreira, Anatel adviser, said he will wait for the decision of the Union General Advocacy (AGU) to determine how to invest the money. Moreira explained that [...]

Argentina launches National Plan of Telecommunications and Connectivity

The government of Argentina announced the National Telecommunications and Connectivity Plan, which seeks to promote the development of new fixed broadband networks and 4G technology. The announcements were made by President Mauricio Macri and Deputy Chief of Staff Andrés Ibarra. “Reducing poverty is the most important goal of our government, which is why it is [...]

Broadband keeps growing in Latin America

According to Dataxis, broadband is the only fixed service that was not affected by the crisis in some Latam markets. The company estimates that broadband accesses will reach 92.1 million by the end of 2023, and the penetration will grow to 44.4%. The data was revealed during the Webinar called “Main trends in the evolution [...]

Brazil’s Oi expands FTTH network to 21 cities

Brazilian telecommunication company Oi announced the expansion of its fiber optic service to 21 new cities in the country during September. The operator is using its transport network to accelerate the launch of the product. Oi Fibra service offers speeds of up to 200 mbps and bundles with IPTV and VoiP. So far, the company [...]

Broadband drives VTR Q2 growth

VTR, Chiles largest pay TV operator, added 22,000 RGUs in Q2, driven by growth in broadband and video RGUs, said Liberty Latin America in its earnings report announced last week. During the quarter, VTR added 27,000 broadband and 8,000 video RGUs. However, fixed-line telephony RGUs continued to fall and decreased by 13,000. At the end [...]