Tag Archives: Cabletica

Costa Rica could apply new tax on digital platforms and pay TV subscribers

The Costa Rican Infocommunication and Technology  Chamber (Infocom) warned about an eventual tax collection on cable and satellite TV and digital platforms, which will affect more than 833 thousand subscribers. This is a new 1.5% tax, which is intended to finance the countrys film industry. The projects aim is to achieve income from cross-border digital [...]

Catálogo de Amazon Prime Video se incorpora a Tigo en Costa Rica

La compañía Millicom -que opera en Latinoamérica bajo la marca Tigo- anunció que incluirá en su oferta de contenidos de Costa Rica el catálogo de series, películas y documentales de Amazon Prime Video. Según explicó la compañía, los clientes podrán disponer del contenido de Prime Video sin costo durante los primeros tres meses. Pasado ese [...]

Amazon Prime Video’s catalog joins Tigo in Costa Rica

The company Millicom -branded as Tigo in Latin America-, announced that it will include Amazon Prime Videos series, films and documentaries catalog in Costa Rican  content offering. As detailed by the company, customers will be able to have Prime Videos content for free during the first three months. After that period, they will have a [...]

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 [...]

Chile’s VTR plays a central role in Liberty’s new structure

After Liberty Global’s restructuring process, Chilean pay TV operator VTR now plays a central role since it will be in charge of managing the new acquisitions of Liberty Latin America in the region, from Chile to Central America, with the exception of Panama, explained VTR CEO Guillermo Ponce in an interview with La Tercera. Earlier [...]

VTR adquiere rol central en la nueva estructura de Liberty

Luego de la reestructuración iniciada por Liberty Global, el operador chileno VTR adquirió un rol central ya que será el encargado de gestionar las siguientes adquisiciones que Liberty Latin America realice en la región, desde Chile hasta Centroamérica, con excepción de Panamá, explicó el CEO de VTR, Guillermo Ponce, en una entrevista con La Tercera. [...]