Category Archives: Broadband

Vodacom to roll out satellite-based network in Africa

South African mobile communications company, Vodacom, is considering to offer mobile connectivity with 4G and 5G speeds through a satellite-based communications service in several African countries in 2023. This agreement is a collaboration between Vodacom Group and AST SpaceMobile, which is developing the worlds first global broadband cellular network in space to be used directly [...]

Conexiones a FTTH se duplicaron en distintas comunas de Chile durante el primer semestre de 2020

La Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) de Chile informó el 18 de diciembre pasado que realizó un reporte sobre la brecha digital en el país. Como resultado, la entidad chilena reportó que las conexiones a FTTH se han duplicado en distintas comunas del país entre diciembre de 2019 y junio de 2020, incluyendo a Melipilla; Arica; [...]

FTTH connections doubled in different Chilean communes during first half of 2020

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported on December 18th that it made a report on the digital divide in the country. As a result, the Chilean entity reported that FTTH connections have doubled in different communes of the country between December 2019 and June 2020, including Melipilla; Arica; La Granja; Peñaflor; Tome; San Antonio; Constitution; [...]

Telecom Argentina aumentará inversiones en Uruguay y podría adquirir filial local de Movistar en el país

Según reportó el website del semanario Búsqueda, de Uruguay, la semana pasada, la compañía de telecomunicaciones Telecom Argentina manifestó sus intenciones de aumentar considerablemente sus inversiones en Uruguay, y aseguró que uno de sus propósitos es adquirir la filial local de Movistar (Telefónica) en el país. En Uruguay, Telecom brinda servicios de TV paga a [...]

Telecom Argentina to increase investments in Uruguay and could acquire Movistar’s local subsidiary in the country

As reported by the Uruguayan website Busqueda last week, the telecommunications company Telecom Argentina expressed its intentions to considerably increase its investments in Uruguay, and reported that one of its purposes is to acquire the local subsidiary of Movistar (Telefonica) in the country. In Uruguay, Telecom provides pay TV services through the Cablevision brand; while [...]

Liquid Telecom expands fibre access in Botswana

Liquid Telecom is extending fibre access through Botswanas Lobatse border to Gaborone, an initiative that will dramatically increase connectivity and network capacity in the country. The pan-African telecoms group is activating 82 km of fibre in a cross-border network into Botswana. This deployment will give more people in Botswana access to Liquid Telecoms footprint of [...]

FTTH represents 52% of ETB’s total clients

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation,  the Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its fixed customer base added 23 thousand new users in relation to Q3 2019, and now features 900 thousand customers. The Colombian company has also highlighted the good performance that its FTTH customer base has [...]

Claro expande la oferta de su nuevo STB a más ciudades de Brasil

Según reportan varios websites especializados de Brasil, la compañía brasileña de telecomunicaciones Claro (América Móvil) lanzó Claro Box TV, su nuevo STB, inicialmente disponible para San Pablo y Río de Janeiro, en siete nuevas ciudades brasileñas. Con la ampliación de la oferta, el dispositivo está también disponible a partir de ahora en Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, [...]

Claro now offers its new STB in more Brazilian cities

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) launched Claro Box TV, its new STB, initially available for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in seven new Brazilian cities. With the expansion of the offer, the device is also available from now on in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Campinas, Curitiba, [...]

Telecom Argentina lanza Flow Now para sus clientes de internet

Según reportaron fuentes de Telecom Argentina, la compañía comenzó a ofrecer acceso a la plataforma Flow a sus clientes de Fibertel (su servicio de internet) a través de Flow Now, a partir de este mes. Antes de este lanzamiento, Flow estaba disponible únicamente para clientes del servicio de TV por cable de Telecom, como plataforma [...]