Tag Archives: Liberty Latin America

Dish Mexico, Digicel and Liberty CTOs to discuss the future of TV technologies

Key technology executives will gather in the next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, on November 1 & 2 in Miami, to discuss the new emerging technology trends that will mark the future of the industry. The changes in consumption habits and the growth of multiscreen services pose new challenges for operators. In this context, [...]

CTOs de Dish México, Digicel y Liberty debatirán sobre el futuro de las tecnologías de TV

Los principales ejecutivos de las áreas de tecnología se reunirán en la próxima edición de NexTV CEO Latin America, el 1 y 2 de noviembre en Miami, para debatir sobre las tendencias que marcarán el futuro de la industria. El cambio en los hábitos de consumo y el crecimiento de los servicios multipantalla plantean nuevos [...]

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 [...]

Pay TV focuses on user experience and multi-screen content

As part of the 2018 Pay TV Innovation Forum, Nagra (Kudelski Group) published a series of interviews with three leading TV industry executives from Latin America, who shared their views on the challenges and opportunities that pay TV faces in the region. In this context, Guillermo Paez, Director of Content Delivery Platforms at Telecom Argentina, [...]

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 [...]

Sutel approves acquisition of Cabletica by Liberty

Costa Rica’s Telecommunications Superintendency (Sutel) has approved the acquisition of Cabletica by Liberty Latin America, announced in February, for CRC 143 billion (approximately USD 250 million). Now, Liberty and Televisora de Costa Rica, the current owner of the operator, must comply with the agreed conditions to conclude the deal, reported local newspaper El Financiero. The [...]

Sutel autoriza adquisición de Cabletica por parte de Liberty

La Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) de Costa Rica autorizó la compra del operador Cabletica por parte de Liberty Latin America, que había sido anunciada en febrero de este año por un valor de CRC 143.000 millones (alrededor de USD 250 millones). Ahora, Liberty y Televisora de Costa Rica, actual dueña del operador, deben completar el [...]

Liberty Latin America reports losses in Q417

Liberty Latin America has published its first quarterly report. In Q417, the company reported losses of USD 148 million for the full year, primarily driven by increases in impairments and depreciation and amortization, which were partially offset by higher OCF, said the report. Q4 revenue were USD 850.1 million, which represented a decrease of 8% [...]