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Claro Chile launches VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling

Published 22 May 2020 11:03 CET | Chile

Claro Chile (America Movil) has become the second Chilean operator to launch both VoLTE (Voice over Long Term Evolution) and Wi-Fi calling functionality, reports website ...

Chile's WOM launches TV app beta

Published 20 May 2020 11:41 CET | Chile

Chilean mobile operator WOM has surprisingly launched a beta version of its 'WOM TV' app on Google Play, reports NexTV LatAm, citing local sources. The app offers access to ...

WOM tops Chile's mobile portability ranking in March

Published 19 May 2020 11:09 CET | Chile

A total of 21.5 million mobile numbers have been ported in Chile since the introduction of number portability in January 2012, according to the latest update from ...

Entel Chile brings 4G to Cala Tortel via Fibra Optica Austral system

Published 13 May 2020 13:58 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that local operator Entel activated the first 4G base station in the remote coastal locality of Caleta Tortel after ...

Chile launches project to bring high-speed broadband to 10,000 schools

Published 12 May 2020 11:58 CET | Chile

Chile's Transport and Telecommunications Ministry (MTT) has teamed up with the country's education ministry (Mineduc) to launch a project to bring high-speed broadband access ...

Netflix to pass new Chile VAT charge to subscribers

Published 11 May 2020 10:42 CET | Chile

Netflix has announced plans to increase the price of all its packages in Chile to reflect the government's new value-added tax on multinational providers of over-the-top ...

Telefonica Chile ups fibre speed permanently, extends Covid-19 promos

Published 07 May 2020 15:28 CET | Chile

Telefonica Chile has announced that it's increasing the speed of all its fibre-optic plans by up to 100 percent at no extra cost to subscribers on a permanent basis. Where ...

Entel revenues up 12% on tower sales in Q1, posts net loss

Published 05 May 2020 15:00 CET | Chile, Peru

Chilean operator Entel reported revenues of CLP 530.7 billion in the first quarter of 2020, up 12 percent year on year due to continuing organic revenue growth in both Chile ...

Over 15,000 Chileans sign up to operator 'solidarity plans'

Published 30 Apr 2020 12:02 CET | Chile

Chile's Transport and Telecommunications Ministry MTT has announced that 15,937 users had signed up to special plans made available by the country's operators by 22 April. ...

Entel to invest USD 371 mln in Chile and Peru operations this year

Published 29 Apr 2020 15:00 CET | Chile, Peru

Chilean operator Entel has announced plans to invest USD 371 million in both Chile and Peru this year, around 10 percent less than in 2019 due to the ongoing economic ...

Claro Chile revenues down another 3% in Q1, mobile subs up 4%

Published 29 Apr 2020 11:47 CET | Chile

America Movil's Claro Chile unit reported a 3.0 percent year-on-year decline in total revenues to CLP 199.4 billion in the first quarter of 2020, in line with previous ...

Chilean pay-TV operators to air TV Educa Chile signal

Published 23 Apr 2020 13:58 CET | Chile

More than 20 Chilean pay-TV operators have reached an agreement to carry the TV Educa Chile signal set up to help 3.6 million schoolchildren continue their studies during the ...

G-Core Labs expands LatAm coverage with new Santiago PoP

Published 20 Apr 2020 11:07 CET | Chile

Cloud services provider G-Core Labs has further expanded its content delivery network in South America with the opening of a new point of presence in Chile's capital, ...

WOM awarded Chile's USD 100 mln national fibre contract

Published 14 Apr 2020 11:18 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has awarded a contract to build the country's National Fibre Optic (FON) network to local operator WOM. A total of CLP 86 billion ...

Chile's Megamedia to launch Mega Go OTT service next month

Published 10 Apr 2020 11:17 CET | Chile

Chilean holding company Megamedia, owner of leading FTA channel Mega, has announced the upcoming launch of its first OTT platform. Available in May, the ad-free 'Mega Go' ...

Chilean postpay contracts up 12% to over 13 mln in 2019

Published 08 Apr 2020 13:58 CET | Chile

The number of Chileans subscribed to postpay contracts surged by 11.6 percent year on year in 2019 to reach 13.4 million in December, according to the latest data from ...

Huawei launches video platform in Latin America

Published 07 Apr 2020 14:19 CET | Chile, Colombia, Mexico

China's Huawei has announced the launch of its video streaming service in Latin America, offering a catalogue of subscription on demand films and series for Huawei and ...

WOM clients up 27% to 6.2 mln in 2019

Published 06 Apr 2020 14:19 CET | Chile

Chilean mobile operator WOM has exceeded the milestone of 6 million subscribers less than 5 years after the brand was launched by UK-based fund Novator, reports business ...

Turner-owned CDF offers free Chile football packs throughout April

Published 06 Apr 2020 13:48 CET | Chile

Chilean football broadcaster Canal del Futbol (CDF) has pledged to offer its premium packs for free throughout April in view of the suspension of matches due to the ...

VTR Chile cuts monthly charges for unemployed, launches Covid-19 channel

Published 31 Mar 2020 12:16 CET | Chile

Chilean cable operator VTR, part of Liberty Latin America, has announced that subscribers who lose their jobs between 15 March and 30 April as a result of the coronavirus ...

Chilean operators activate 'solidarity plan' during Covid-19 emergency

Published 30 Mar 2020 12:05 CET | Chile

Chile's Transport and Telecommunications Ministry MTT has reached an agreement with industry body Atelmo to ensure that users of mobile and fixed line services remain ...

Chile launches CLP 6 bln Tarapaca fibre-optic and Wi-Fi tender

Published 26 Mar 2020 11:56 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has published the conditions of a tender to expand fibre-optic coverage and Wi-Fi hotspots in the northern Tarapaca region. Under ...

Telefonica eyeing partial sale of Chile fibre unit - report

Published 26 Mar 2020 11:37 CET | Chile

Telefonica has hired Banco Santander to find a buyer for a stake in its Chilean fibre-optic subsidiary Infraco, according to unnamed sources cited by El Confidencial. The ...

Movistar Chile doubles FTTH speed, adds video content

Published 18 Mar 2020 13:58 CET | Chile

Telefonica Chile (Movistar) has announced a set of 5 measures to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on its customers and ensure they stay connected. They ...

Chilevision to air weekly game on FTA TV

Published 13 Mar 2020 15:16 CET | Chile

Chilevision, a network belonging to the Turner Latin America group, has signed a deal with Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) to air a weekly game on ...

 

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