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Bolivia space agency to boost sat-based internet with 600 antennas

Published 13 Jan 2021 12:25 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia's space agency ABE has confirmed plans to boost the provision of satellite-based internet in rural areas via the installation of a further 600 antennas, reports local ...

Iskratel deploys fibre network in Potosi, Bolivia for local operator Cotap

Published 06 Jan 2021 12:21 CET | Bolivia

Iskratel said it deployed a GPON broadband network for Cotap, a service provider in Potosi, Bolivia. Iskratel is implementing the new optical broadband network in ...

Bolivian FA cancels football rights deal

Published 05 Jan 2021 10:54 CET | Bolivia

The Bolivian football federation FBF has cancelled a four-year deal with broker Sport TV Rights for exclusive rights to air domestic football games, reports website Sport ...

Bolivia to invest USD 18 mln to boost Entel coverage

Published 07 Dec 2020 11:01 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia's Ministry of Public Works, Services and Housing has announced plans to invest over BOB 125 million (around USD 18 million) to resume the network expansion projects ...

Tigo Bolivia adds Amazon Prime Music to mobile offer

Published 27 Nov 2020 12:08 CET | Bolivia

Tigo Bolivia has followed other Millicom brands throughout Latin America and launched a new promotion in partnership with Amazon. Under the promo, Tigo Bolivia subscribers to ...

Bolivia ends Q2 with 10.4 mln internet accesses, over 9 in 10 mobile

Published 26 Nov 2020 12:28 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia ended the second quarter of 2020 with a total of 10.4 million internet accesses, down a few thousand year on year, with 92 percent corresponding to mobile accesses, ...

Equinix connects to new IPTP Networks LatAm cable

Published 18 Nov 2020 12:20 CET | Bolivia, Brazil, Latin America, Peru

Equinix has connected its SP3 data centre in Sao Paulo to a new cable connecting the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of South America deployed by IPTP Networks. The ...

Santa Cruz introduces IoT-based public lighting system

Published 18 Sep 2020 11:44 CET | Bolivia

The municipal government of Bolivia's largest city, Santa Cruz, has announced plans to replace older street lamps with LED technology and add internet-of-things (IoT) sensors ...

Bolivia's LQ Sport TV Rights retains football rights until 2024

Published 25 Aug 2020 15:38 CET | Bolivia

Bolivian sports rights broker LQ Sport TV Rights has outbidded rivals including Tigo (Millicom) and GolTV (Tenfield) to retain the rights to broadcast Bolivian top-tier and ...

Andean Community countries cut roaming charges by 60-80%

Published 22 Jul 2020 11:29 CET | Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

In Peru the maximum price per MB of data has fallen by 75 percent to PEN 0.02, while inbound and outbound voice calls are PEN 0.35 a minute, around 80 percent lower than the ...

Bolivia latest to ban contract terminations, launch basic services bundle

Published 03 Jun 2020 14:26 CET | Bolivia

Bolivia has followed other Latin American countries including Mexico, Chile and Peru and Argentina by announcing the launch of a free minimum services bundle and banning ...

Bolivia launches VoD platform to boost local movie production

Published 28 Apr 2020 12:02 CET | Bolivia

A new video-on-demand (VOD) platform designed to promote local Bolivian cinema productions has been launched in the South American country by the filmmakers Ariel Soto and ...

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 ...

 




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