Tag Archives: Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s ICE absorbs Cable Visión business

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) has assumed the rights to operate its subsidiary Cable Visión. The state-owned company said in a statement that all Cable Visión services will continue operating normally. “The assignment of rights and obligations will allow maintaining and strengthening the offer of telecommunications and Internet services provided by the cable company, [...]

ICE asume el negocio de Cable Visión en Costa Rica

El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) asumió los derechos de operación de su subsidiaria Cable Visión, según indicó a través de un comunicado. La empresa estatal garantizó que dará continuidad al servicio. La figura de cesión de derechos y obligaciones permitirá mantener y fortalecer la oferta de servicios de telecomunicaciones e Internet brindados por la [...]

Tigo One TV adds HBO app in Costa Rica

Tigo One TV platform, which combines linear TV with VOD, announced the integration of the HBO app in Costa Rica. The service also includes access to Crackle, Fox and YouTube. The new HBO app allows unlimited access to more than 2,000 exclusive titles of the network, of which 70% correspond to movies and the rest [...]

Tigo One TV suma app de HBO en Costa Rica

La plataforma Tigo One TV, que combina TV lineal con VOD, anunció la integración de la app de HBO en Costa Rica. El servicio también incluye acceso a Crackle, Fox y YouTube. La nueva app de HBO permite acceso ilimitado a más de 2 mil títulos exclusivos de la cadena, de los cuales el 70% [...]

Liberty completes acquisition of Cabletica

Liberty Latin America announced that it has completed the acquisition of an 80% stake in Cabletica, a leading Costa Rican cable operator. The company was acquired for an enterprise value of CRC 146 billion (approximately USD 250 million) Televisora de Costa Rica, the former owner, will maintain the remaining 20% interest. The deal had been [...]

Liberty completa la compra de Cabletica

Liberty Latin America completó la adquisición del 80% de Cabletica, uno de los principales operadores de TV paga de Costa Rica. La empresa fue adquirida por un valor empresarial de CRC 146.000 millones (aproximadamente USD 250 millones), según informó en un comunicado. El 20% restante quedará en manos de Televisora de Costa Rica, su anterior [...]

Tigo increases residential internet speeds in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica will increase the Internet speed to residential customers of the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM in Spanish), free of charge and automatically. The process began on September 20 and will continue, progressively, for a period of 45 days. The company said that customers that are outside the GAM will receive this benefit in [...]

Millicom receives approval to buy two regional cable operators in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) has approved the acquisition of Cable Zarcero and Cable Max by Millicom, which operates in the country under the Tigo brand. According to the regulator, there were no indications of potential adverse effects for the competition derived from the acquisition of both companies. The transaction includes the commercial operation, the [...]

Millicom recibe autorización para comprar dos cableoperadores regionales en Costa Rica

La Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) de Costa Rica autorizó la compra de Cable Zarcero y Cable Max de Cañas por parte de Millicom, que opera en el país bajo la marca Tigo. Según el organismo, no se encontraron indicios de potenciales efectos adversos para la competencia derivados de la adquisición de ambas empresas. La transacción [...]