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Gogo reaches new inflight broadband deal with Hispasat

Published 16 Jan 2020 15:54 CET | Central America, North America, South America

In-flight connectivity provider Gogo has announced a new capacity agreement with Spanish satellite operator Hispasat on the latter's Amazonas Nexus satellite. Shortly after ...

Thales Alenia Space awarded Hispasat's Amazonas Nexus contract

Published 13 Jan 2020 09:21 CET | Central America, North America, South America, Spain

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has awarded a contract to build its new Amazonas Nexus satellite to Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and ...

Tampnet to bring LTE communications to Shell's Gulf of Mexico assets

Published 10 Dec 2019 14:09 CET | Central America, Mexico

Norwegian offshore communications network operator Tampnet has been awarded a contract with Shell Exploration and Production Company to install LTE equipment and provide LTE ...

Mediapro's Ubeat channel added to Sky catalogue in Central America

Published 04 Dec 2019 11:31 CET | Central America

Spanish broadcaster Mediapro has reached a deal with AT&T's Vrio subsidiary to add its Ubeat electronic sports channel to the Sky catalogue in Costa Rica, El Salvador, ...

Claro Central America sales down 4% in Q3, hits 7 mln fixed line subs

Published 16 Oct 2019 12:21 CET | Central America

America Movil's Central American units, operating under the Claro brand, reported total third-quarter revenues of USD 609 million, down 4.0 percent year-on-year on a ...

Sprint to provide custom network platform to KM2 Solutions

Published 25 Sep 2019 19:56 CET | Central America, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Honduras, United States

Sprint announced an agreement to provide a custom network platform to KM2 Solutions, a nearshore outsourcing company based in the US, to provide connectivity from customer ...

Claro sheds 460,000 connections in Nicaragua

Published 17 Jul 2019 15:54 CET | Central America

Mobile operator Claro disconnected 406,000 subscribers in Nicaragua in the second quarter, due to the difficult economic and political conditions in the country, the company ...

Digital Bold, Optimus Digital to distribute Syniverse's products in Mexico, Central America

Published 19 Jun 2019 15:03 CET | Central America, Latin America, Mexico

Syniverse said Digital Bold and Optimus Digital, two digital marketing firms based in Mexico, will become a part of its indirect channel programme in Latin America and sell ...

Liberty Latin America revenues up 4% in Q1, adds 73,000 RGUs

Published 08 May 2019 09:30 CET | Caribbean, Central America, Latin America

Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit reported revenues of USD 943 million in the first quarter of 2019, up around 4 percent on a rebased basis compared to the ...

Televisa sales up 3% in Q1, profit falls on govt ad cuts

Published 30 Apr 2019 15:12 CET | Central America, Mexico

Mexican broadcaster and cable operator Grupo Televisa reported total revenues of MXN 23.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 2.6 percent on the year-earlier result ...

Claro Central America Q1 sales down 5% on forex, ARPU pressure

Published 30 Apr 2019 12:14 CET | Central America

America Movil's Central American units, operating under the Claro brand, reported first-quarter revenues of USD 609 million, down 4.6 percent year-on-year compared to the ...

Digicel launches customer engagement platform with Fastforward.ai

Published 26 Apr 2019 10:56 CET | Asia, Caribbean, Central America

Digicel Group has teamed up with Silicon Valley-based social media and commerce specialist Fastforward.ai to launch a customer engagement platform in the Caribbean, Central ...

Uniti finalises USD 100 mln sale of LatAm tower portfolio to Phoenix

Published 03 Apr 2019 09:14 CET | Central America, Latin America

Uniti Group, formerly Communications Sales & Leasing (CS&L), has announced the completion of the sale of its towers business in Latin America to an entity controlled by ...

Millicom to issue USD 750 mln in senior notes for Telefonica CentAm buy

Published 15 Mar 2019 12:15 CET | Central America, World

Luxembourg-based Millicom has announced the pricing of USD 750 million in 6.25 percent senior notes due in 2029 ahead of their scheduled issue on 25 March. The company said ...

Digicel hikes note placement to USD 600 mln

Published 08 Mar 2019 11:56 CET | Caribbean, Central America, World

Digicel has announced that it increased the amount of a private placement of senior secured notes by USD 50 million to USD 600 million. The notes come with a coupon of 8.75 ...

Digicel announces USD 550 mln debt placement

Published 06 Mar 2019 09:33 CET | Caribbean, Central America, World

Digicel has announced plan to raise USD 550 million with the private placement of senior secured notes. The proceeds will be used to repay funds drawn under a revolving ...

Hughes satellite broadband picked for Speedcast mobile backhaul across Central America

Published 28 Feb 2019 08:54 CET | Central America

Hughes Network Systems has announced a contract to power Speedcast's mobile backhaul and enterprise services across Central America. Under the deal Speedcast will use the ...

Lifecell inks deal to offer digital services to Digicel

Published 27 Feb 2019 14:22 CET | Caribbean, Central America, Latin America

The Lifecell subsidiary of Turkish operator Turkcell has confirmed an agreement to offer digital services to the Digicel Group across 31 countries in the Caribbean, Central ...

Tata Communications to launch new cloud-based LatAm network with Uruguay's Antel

Published 26 Feb 2019 11:11 CET | Central America, South America

Digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications announced at MWC 2019 that it's teaming up with Uruguayan operator Antel to build a new cloud-based virtual mobile network ...

Claro Central America Q4 sales down 3.8% on Nicaragua decline

Published 13 Feb 2019 11:32 CET | Central America

America Movil's combined Central American units, operating under the Claro brand, reported fourth-quarter revenues down 3.8 percent year on year to USD 582 million, ...

Millicom still interested in Telefonica's Central America assets

Published 11 Feb 2019 09:33 CET | Central America

Luxembourg-based Millicom still has its eyes on the remaining assets of Telefonica in Central America after the Spanish group sold its Guatemala and El Salvador units to ...

Telefonica sells Guatemala, El Salvador units to America Movil for EUR 570 mln

Published 25 Jan 2019 09:19 CET | Central America, El Salvador, Guatemala

America Movil has announced a deal to acquire Guatemala and El Salvador operations from Telefonica for a total of EUR 570 million. In a short statement, the Mexican ...

Telefonica confirms discussions to sell Central American assets

Published 23 Jan 2019 09:22 CET | Central America, Spain

Telefonica announced that it's in the process of negotiating the sale of its Central American assets, confirming recent reports. The sale could be "related to either all or ...

Telefonica splitting Central American assets to ease sale - report

Published 22 Jan 2019 10:21 CET | Central America

Telefonica has divided its Central America unit into two separate packages with a view to facilitating its sale for a combined total of around EUR 1.4 billion, according to ...

Telefonica close to selling Guatemala and El Salvador units for EUR 530 mln - report

Published 17 Jan 2019 09:22 CET | Central America, El Salvador, Guatemala

Telefonica is close to finalising the sale of its Guatemala and El Salvador units for a total of around EUR 530 million, according to unnamed sources cited by Spanish ...