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Telefonica increases IPTV accesses despite losing pay TV subscribers in Latin America

As reported by Telefonica on its January-June 2020 balance sheet, officially published at the end of July, the Spanish company ended the first half of the year with increases in its IPTV client base in Latin America, including Brazil, despite the fall in pay TV subscribers it experienced in the region. In Latin America, including [...]

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 [...]

Colombia busca eliminar su participación en Telefónica

El Gobierno Colombiano está intentando vender la participación del 32,5% que posee el Estado en la filial de Telefónica en el país, según reportaron varios websites especializados. De acuerdo al diario español La Información, se prevé que la operación tenga lugar en el corto o mediano plazo, una vez se logre identificar una ventana de [...]

Colombia aims to sell its stake in Telefonica

The Colombian Government is trying to sell the state’s 32.5% stake in Telefónica’s subsidiary in the country, according to several specialized websites. According to the Spanish newspaper La Información, the operation is expected to take place in the short or medium term, once an adequate market window is identified. Colombia had already tried to sell [...]

Vivo lanza planes FTTH con suscripción a Netflix

Telefónica comenzó a ofrecer en Brasil (donde opera bajo la marca Vivo) desde este 20 de julio nuevos planes para sus clientes de internet por FTTH, con la suscripción a Netflix incluída. La iniciativa es similar a la que promueve el paquete Vivo Selfie,que incluye planes de telefonía móvil con suscripciones a plataformas como Netflix, [...]

Vivo launches FTTH plans with Netflix subscription included

Telefónica launched in Brazil (where it operates under the Vivo brand) from last July 20th new plans for its FTTH internet customers, with Netflix subscription included. The initiative is similar to the one promoted by the Vivo Selfie package, which includes mobile phone plans with subscriptions to platforms such as Netflix, Rappi or Spotify. In [...]

Telefónica retoma planes de venta de sus operaciones en Costa Rica

Después de que, a principios de mayo, Millicom rescindiera el contrato de compra de las operaciones de Telefónica en Costa Rica (donde opera bajo la marca Movistar),  valorado en USD 570 millones y alcanzado en febrero de 2019, la prensa española reportó que Telefónica inició un proceso de análisis de activos en Costa Rica (conocido [...]

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 [...]

Telefónica Brasil integra Amazon Prime Video en Vivo Play

El operador de TV paga Vivo (marca bajo la cual opera Telefónica en Brasil) anunció que, desde este 29 de junio, integró la app de Amazon Prime Video en su plataforma Vivo Play, siendo el primer operador brasileño en ofrecer esta alternativa. De este modo, los suscriptores de Vivo TV en Brasil pueden acceder al [...]

Telefonica Brazil adds Amazon Prime Video on Vivo Play

The pay TV operator Vivo (brand under which Telefonica operates in Brazil) announced that, since this June 29th, it has integrated the Amazon Prime Video app on its Vivo Play platform, being the first Brazilian operator to offer this alternative. This way, Vivo TV subscribers in Brazil can access the Amazon Prime Video catalog from [...]