Tag Archives: caribbean

Liberty Global strengthens its Latin American & Caribbean operation

Liberty Global announced that Balan Nair will assume the position of president and CEO of its Latin American and Caribbean operation (LiLAC) once the split-off from Liberty Global occurs, which is expected around the end of the year. Currently, Nair is Chief Technology & Innovation Officer of the company and he will remain in this [...]

Digicel goes for 4K in the Caribbean together with Huawei

The telecommunications operator of the Caribbean Digicel gave its first step towards transmissions in 4k. Using the technology provided by Huawei, it broadcasted in this quality from its headquarters located in Kingston, Jamaica. The main media in the region were invited to demonstration. Thanks to the power of our fiber network and hybrid TV platform, [...]

HBO GO launches standalone service on App Store and Google Play

HBO Latin America announced that it will extend the access to HBO GO, allowing online subscription through App Store and Google Play for the first time. The launch will be in stages, starting in the Caribbean. In an interview with media, Francisco Smith, EVP of Distribution and Media Development at HBO, said they expect that [...]

Liberty Global reports Q1 revenue of USD 911 million in Latin America

Liberty Global announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2017. The company reported revenues of USD 911 million in Lilac division, which includes its operations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Liberty offered both reported numbers and rebased figures based on the fact that the Cable & Wireless acquisition is only included in [...]

Digicel Play reaches 100 thousand subscribers in three markets in the Caribbean after a year of launching

Digicel Play, a Triple Play Service offer through FTTH, has reach 100 thousand subscribers in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, only a year after the service was first launched in Jamaica. This is a very important milestone for us and we are thankful to our customers and business partners for helping us achieve it, [...]

Digicel launches OTT app in the Caribbean

Digicel has announced the launch of Play Go, its live streaming service with seven HD channels, including sports and TV shows. It is available across Digicels markets in the Caribbean.   The app offers live streaming of channels SportsMax, SportsMax 2, NBA TV, Fight Sports, Catch, Catch 2 and P. Diddys Revolt TV. It can [...]

Caribbean Cinemas lanzó su propio canal Caribbean TV en República Dominicana

La cadena de cines Caribbean Cinemas lanzó su propio canal Caribbean TV en República Dominicana a través de una alianza con el operador Tricom.  El canal está enfocada al cine y asegura un 20% de su programación al cine nacional. El foco de la programación está puesto en las películas a las que dedicarán el [...]

Caribbean Cinemas launched its own network Caribbean TV in Dominican Republic

Cinema complex Caribbean Cinemas launched its own network, Caribbean TV, in Dominican Republic through an alliance with pay TV operator Tricom. The network will focus on movies and promises that 20% of its programming will be cover by local productions. The main focus will be on movies, around 67% of the time, 20% of which [...]

Digicel strikes deal with Flow Sports

  From 1 August, Digicel Play will add the channel Flow Sports (Cable & Wireless) to its line-up of content throughout all of its TV markets in the Caribbean.   The sport channel has the TV rights to the Premier League matches, and it also offers contents from the FA Cup and the Bundesliga, among [...]

The new Eutelsat 65 WA satellite to offer DTH in Latin America and Star TVs complementary broadband

  French satellite company Eutelsat launched on March 9th its new artifact Eutelsat 65 West A, designed to provide DTH services in most of Latin America. The satellite was put into orbit by Arianespace company from its base in the city of Kourou, French Guiana.   Stargroup company, which launched its new DTH Star TV [...]