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Andean Community countries to slash roaming charges by 90% this year

Published 24 Feb 2020 14:42 CET | Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Peru's telecommunications regulator Osiptel announced that Andean community (CAN) member states have agreed to cut international roaming rates in voice and data ...

Bolivia to begin analogue switch off in November 2021

Published 24 Feb 2020 12:15 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia will finally begin switching off analogue signal across the country in late 2021 after suspending the process last year, reports NexTV LatAm, citing ...

Bolivia's Cotas adds CincoMas and Kanal D Drama channels

Published 03 Feb 2020 11:12 CET | Bolivia

Thema America, a Canal Plus company, has announced a deal with pay-TV company Cotas to launch its CincoMas and Kanal D Drama channels in Bolivia. Under the terms of the deal, ...

Entel Bolivia doubles fibre speed after connecting Pacific cable

Published 06 Dec 2019 13:58 CET | Bolivia

the landlocked country to a Pacific cable. Local daily La Razon reports that since the start of December, customers can access the internet at a minimum speed of 10Mbps (up ...

Bolivia tops 600,000 pay-TV subs in Q2

Published 24 Oct 2019 11:39 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia ended the second quarter of 2019 with 638,533 subscribers to pay TV offer, up 41,172 compared to the end of December 2018, when the amount of cable TV subscribers in ...

Cotel offering a year of free cable TV to piracy whistleblowers

Published 23 Oct 2019 12:04 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia's Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones La Paz Limitada, which operates the cable TV service Cotel TV, has announced that anyone reporting clandestine or pirate ...

Bolivia latest LatAm country to begin 5G tests

Published 25 Sep 2019 11:52 CET | Bolivia

Bolivian state-owned operator Entel has become the latest Latin American operator to launch 5G tests with the technical support of China's Huawei, reports local daily La ...

Trilogy files shelf prospectus to sell up to USD 500 mln in shares

Published 15 Aug 2019 15:04 CET | Bolivia, New Zealand

Trilogy International Partners (TIP), the owner of New Zealand operator 2degrees and Bolivia's Viva, has filed a preliminary prospectus with securities regulators in Canada ...

Bolivian internet connections top 10 mln in H1

Published 26 Jul 2019 13:16 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia ended June with 10.1 million internet connections, up 8.6 percent compared to the year-earlier figure of 9.3 million, according to a report from the country's ...

AXS clocks highest Bolivian fixed download speed in 2018

Published 03 Jul 2019 11:31 CET | Bolivia

La Paz-based ISP AXS posted the fastest fixed internet download speeds in Bolivia between January and December 2018, according to tests conducted by nPerf. The operator ...

Tigo Bolivia hits 1 mln households passed milestone

Published 30 May 2019 14:50 CET | Bolivia

Bolivian operator Tigo (Millicom) has reached the milestone of 1 million connected homes in the country following a USD 650 million investment to expand its coaxial fibre ...

Amino awarded Entel Bolivia IPTV contract

Published 30 May 2019 09:24 CET | Bolivia

Amino has been awarded a contract to help Bolivian state-owned operator Entel deliver IPTV services across its newly-deployed fibre network throughout the country. Bolivia's ...

Bolivia looking to offer satellite capacity to Paraguay

Published 21 May 2019 10:44 CET | Bolivia, Paraguay

Bolivia is finalising a deal to offer neighbouring Paraguay capacity on its Tupac Katari satellite, reports Prensa Latina, citing Bolivian minister of public works Oscar ...

Entel Bolivia to activate Pacific fibre connection by August

Published 09 May 2019 11:31 CET | Bolivia

Bolivian state-owned operator Entel will finally complete its longstanding plan to connect the landlocked country to a Pacific underwater fibre cable in southern Peru by ...

Bolivian Space Agency deploys Newtec Dialog hub

Published 16 Apr 2019 12:29 CET | Bolivia

Newtec deployed a Newtec Dialog hub for the Agencia Boliviana Espacia (ABE) which will enable the agency to extend access to residential broadband to at least 6,000 users. ...

Nearly 80,000 Bolivian numbers ported in first 6 months of MNP

Published 04 Apr 2019 11:42 CET | Bolivia

Bolivians ported 79,188 numbers in the first 6 months since MNP was activated, according to preliminary data from the country's telecommunications regulator ATT. The vast ...

Perez named CEO of NuevaTel Bolivia

Published 29 Mar 2019 10:57 CET | Bolivia

Trilogy International has announced the appointment of Tomas Perez as the new chief executive of its Bolivian subsidiary NuevaTel, which operates under the Viva brand name. ...

Entel first to launch LTE-A service in Bolivia

Published 27 Feb 2019 12:11 CET | Bolivia

Bolivian state-owned operator Entel announced the launch of the country's first 4.5G service, promising improved response times, download speeds and better indoor coverage. ...

Bolivia exceeds 100% mobile penetration

Published 18 Feb 2019 11:49 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia ended 2018 with 11.45 million active mobile lines, reaching 100 percent penetration for the first time, according to preliminary data from the country's ...

NuevaTel sells Bolivian towers to Phoenix for USD 100 mln

Published 18 Feb 2019 09:24 CET | Bolivia

Trilogy International has announced that its Bolivian subsidiary NuevaTel has agreed to sell around 600 of its towers to a Bolivian subsidiary of Phoenix Tower International ...

Bolivia's Entel launches m-payment service

Published 30 Jan 2019 11:30 CET | Bolivia

Bolivian state-owned operator Entel has finally launched its mobile payment service to compete with those of rivals Viva and Tigo (Millicom), reports local daily Pagina ...

Entel Bolivia to invest USD 288 mln in network expansion this year

Published 18 Jan 2019 14:02 CET | Bolivia, Peru

Bolivian operator Entel has announced plans to invest some USD 288 million in a series of mobile and fibre-optic infrastructure upgrade projects this year. In a statement, ...

Entel Bolivia takes 78% of ported numbers since MNP launch

Published 21 Dec 2018 11:52 CET | Bolivia

Bolivian state-owned operator Entel has taken 77.94 percent of users who ported their mobile numbers since mobile number portability (MNP) was activated in the country on 01 ...

Bolivia's Tupac Katari satellite hits USD 100 mln revenues since launch

Published 12 Oct 2018 10:25 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia's Tupac Katari satellite has raised USD 100 million in revenues since launching in December 2013, reports Telesemana, citing Bolivian space agency (ABE) director Ivan ...

Bolivia activates mobile number portability

Published 01 Oct 2018 11:22 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia finally activated mobile number portability (MNP) on 01 October, around 6 years after the service was first proposed. In a statement, the country's communications ...