Tag Archives: broadband

Oi launches broadband offer with video content

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi has launched a new product – called Oi Total Play – that allows broadband customers to access the content of the digital platforms of Discovery, ESPN, FOX Networks Group Brazil (FNG), HBO, Sony and Viacom. The bundle also includes fixed telephony. The product is oriented to a new segment of broadband customers [...]

Dataxis predicts low growth in fixed broadband penetration in Africa

Following the recent data published on broadband connectivity in Africa, Dataxis predicts that 20 million households and businesses will have wired internet connection by 2022 in Africa, compared to 11 million in 2016. Nonetheless, although wired broadband is on the rise with the progressive introduction of Fibre-to-the-home in most developed countries, Africa still lags behind [...]

Net promotes multiscreen strategy with bundled offer for broadband subscribers

Brazil’s main MSO, Net, announced new pay TV and broadband offerings, along with a new advertising campaign focused on the multiscreen concept. The operator’s fixed broadband users could already access the VOD platform called ‘Now Online’ with a catalog of 15,000 of Claro Video titles. Now, Net announced an option for these customers to have [...]

Algar Telecom readies OTT service

Brazilian telecommunications company Algar Telecom will launch this year an OTT platform, which will be bundled with broadband services, said Algars Marketing Director, Márcio Jesus Silva, during NexTV Series Brazil 2017. The plan is to offer a product without linear content. The new service is expected to be launched soon within the companys concession area. [...]

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, [...]

TIM signs deal with Sky Brasil to offer bundled services

Brazilian telecommunication company TIM (Telecom Italia) announced an agreement with Sky Brasil (AT&T) to jointly sell bundled services in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The offer will include TIMs mobile, fixed telephony and broadband services with Skys pay TV services. Packages will be available from the second half of February. Customers of the DTH [...]

Brazil adds 61,000 fixed broadband subs in October

A base de clientes de banda larga fixa aumentou em 61,45 mil assinantes em outubro (+0,23%), totalizando 26,6 milhões, segundo os dados da Anatel. No entanto, nos últimos doze meses o serviço apresentou aumento de 4,28%, 1,1 milhões de assinantes. O xDSL é a tecnologia mais utilizada do país com 50,40% de participação. O cable [...]

ipNX to introduce Nigeria’s first quad-play service with FTTH

Wireless broadband company, ipNX Nigeria Limited plans to launch Nigeria’s first quad play using fibre optics in selected areas starting November 2013. The company is currently deploying Fibre to the Home (FTTH) in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt and aims to cover 100, 000 households in Lagos by 2014, 500,000 households across the country by [...]