Tag Archives: central america

ViacomCBS taps IMS as exclusive Pluto TV marketing representative in some Latin American countries

ViacomCBS Networks Americas has announced this last Monday, March 8th, an agreement with Internet Media Services (IMS – Aleph Holding) to add ViacomCBS’s AVOD OTT Pluto TV, officially launched in Latin America last year, into its commercial partners ecosystem for some markets in the region. This way, IMS will exclusively represent Pluto TV in several [...]

Fanatiz takes Central American football leagues to the US, Canada and Puerto Rico with CentroAmerica TV

The Fanatiz platform, which focuses its offer on sports content, has announced this Wednesday, February 24th, an agreement to add  CentroAmerica TVs TV channel offer to its catalog, and, this way, make available Central American football leagues -such as those in El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica- in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The [...]

Telefonica to stop marketing its DTH offer in El Salvador on April 30th

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are known under the Movistar brand, reported through an announcement to its clients that, as of the end of April, it will stop marketing its DTH offer in El Salvador, where it is called Movistar TV. As you know, our pay TV service is delivered through a [...]

Telefonica accelerates its departure from Hispanic America

Telefonica is the second largest telecommunications group in the region, by accesses and revenues. Pressured by the weight of its global debt, Telefonica will sell its assets in the nine markets grouped in Hispanic America. After nearly three years of deliberation on ways to reduce exposure, it will move forward on a country-by-country sale. According [...]

Telefonica not to sell its subsidiary in El Salvador to America Movil

As officially reported from Europa Press, Telefonica announced this Thursday that it will not sell its subsidiary in El Salvador to America Movil, after the rules imposed on the operation by the Competition Superintendence, the Central American country’s regulator.. According to Europa Press, Telefonica and America Movil have decided to cancel the agreement for the [...]

El Salvador sets rules for America Movil to acquire Telefonica’s operations

Days ago, the Salvadoran Competition Superintendencys Board of Directors (CDSC) issued a resolution establishing conditions for America Movil to acquire Telefonicas operations in the country, where the company operates under the Movistar brand. Rules set by the Salvadoran regulator include both measures to be implemented before the transaction is made, as well as subsequent obligations. [...]

Telefonica sells its Costa Rican operations to Liberty Latin America

The Spanish company Telefonica announced on Thursday an agreement to sell its operations in Costa Rica with Liberty Latin America, valued at USD 500 million. The agreement took place after the frustrated negotiation with Millicom, which ended in a lawsuit made Telefónica against the company that operates under the Tigo brand in Latin America for [...]

Telefonica resumes its plans to sell its Costa Rican operations

After, in early May, Millicom refused itself to acquire Telefonica’s operations in Costa Rica (where it is known as Movistar), in an agreement valued at USD 570 million and ran in February 2019, the Spanish press reported that Telefonica began an asset analysis process in Costa Rica (known as ‘Due Diligence’) to make all the [...]

Honduras puts analog blackout off due to Coronavirus

The Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) decided to postpone the deadline for the analog blackouts implementation in that country, which was scheduled for the end of this month, due to the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Conatel’s decision makes changes on the entitys 04/19 resolution, published on December 26th, 2019, which established April 27th as the [...]

Millicom strengthens its operations in Central America and expands its HFC network

In its Q3 2019 results report presentation, Millicom (Tigo) highlighted its growth in Central America and the acquisitions of Telefonica in Nicaragua and Panama, which increased the companys revenues by 10.8%, and the growth of its HFC clients in Latin America.  The third quarter of 2019 marked several important milestones for Millicom. First, we strengthened [...]