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Brazil latest to join Chile's Asia-Pacific cable project

Published 14 May 2021 11:56 CET | Brazil, Chile | Update: 14 May 2021 14:26 CET

Brazil has become the second South American country to sign up to Chile's Humboldt transoceanic cable project to connect South America with Oceania and Asia, following ...

Vubiquity renews content services agreement with Chile's VTR

Published 13 May 2021 14:09 CET | Chile

Vubiquity, part of the Amdocs Media division, said it has extended its longstanding content services partnership agreement with Chilean cable operator VTR (Liberty Latin ...

Chile's VTR expands FTTH network ahead of HubTV launch

Published 11 May 2021 11:13 CET | Chile

Chilean cable operator VTR (Liberty Latin America) has begun rolling out a new IPTV service called HubTV on its fast-expanding FTTH network in the country, reports website ...

Telefonica cuts Peru carbon footprint by 78%

Published 11 May 2021 10:37 CET | Chile

Telefonica said its Movistar Peru unit has successfully reduced its CO2 emissions by 78 percent compared to 2019 and is well on the way to ensuring its energy is 100 percent ...

Nokia secures Movistar Chile 5G network contract

Published 11 May 2021 10:15 CET | Chile

Nokia said it has followed its recent deal to upgrade Telefonica's IP network in Spain with a contract to help the operator's Movistar Chile unit prepare for the commercial ...

Telefonica sells four more data centres to Asterion in exchange for shares

Published 10 May 2021 10:07 CET | Chile, Spain

Telefonica said it has agreed to sell four more data centres to Spanish infrastructure fund Asterion in exchange for shares in the latter's Nabiax subsidiary. Under the deal, ...

Chile awards contracts for 398 more free Wi-Fi Zones

Published 07 May 2021 13:35 CET | Chile

Chile's telecommunications services regulator Subtel said it has awarded contracts to operate 398 more free public Wi-Fi Zones across various regions throughout the country. ...

Entel returns to profit in Q1, adds over 500,000 customers

Published 06 May 2021 15:33 CET | Chile, Peru

Chilean operator Entel returned to profit in the first quarter of 2021 on the back of an improved operating environment, lower tax burdens and substantial customer increases ...

Telefonica awarded USD 31 mln Chile southern fibre contract

Published 04 May 2021 11:06 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that Telefonica Empresas, the B2B brand of the Spanish operator, has been awarded the contract for the final stretch of ...

Claro Chile returns to growth in Q1, gains 146,000 mobile clients

Published 28 Apr 2021 11:05 CET | Chile

America Movil's Claro Chile unit reported a 0.4 percent year-on-year rise in total revenues to CLP 200.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, compared to CLP 199.3 billion a ...

Chilean regions to invest USD 68 mln to bring fibre to 468 localities

Published 23 Apr 2021 12:03 CET | Chile

Four regional governments in Chile have approved investments totalling some USD 68 million to bring fiber-optic service to 468 localities, reports business daily Diario ...

Nokia and Claro Chile supply private LTE network for Salares Norte mine

Published 23 Apr 2021 08:51 CET | Chile

Nokia said it has teamed up with Claro Chile (America Movil) to equip the new Gold Fields Salares Norte mine with a high-performance private wireless network. The system will ...

Movistar Chile offering data-free social networking and free courses

Published 21 Apr 2021 11:06 CET | Chile

Movistar Chile (Telefonica) has announced a range of complementary benefits to help residential and business customers continue working, studying and communicating during ...

Chilean fibre lines surge 62% in 2020 to reach over 40% of connections

Published 21 Apr 2021 10:47 CET | Chile

The number of fixed internet accesses in Chile climbed 10.3 percent year on year to 3.8 million at the end of 2020, driven by a 62 percent surge in fibre-optic connections, ...

Chile's Silica Networks completes General Carrera Lake fibre rollout

Published 13 Apr 2021 12:08 CET | Chile

Chile's telecommunications watchdog Subtel announced that Silica Networks has successfully completed the rollout of a 220km underwater fibre-optic cable in Lake General ...

Chile reactivates free solidarity plans for consumers and SMEs

Published 08 Apr 2021 11:30 CET | Chile

Chile's Transport and Telecommunications Ministry MTT and telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that participating operators have decided to reactivate the special ...

Apple to pay Chilean users USD 3.4 mln after 'batterygate' class action

Published 08 Apr 2021 10:52 CET | Chile

Apple has reached an agreement to pay Chilean consumers USD 3.4 million in compensation following a class action lawsuit brought by the Organisation of Consumers and Users ...

Movistar Chile inks renewable energy deal with Acciona

Published 06 Apr 2021 12:08 CET | Chile

Movistar Chile (Telefonica) said it has reached an agreement with energy and infrastructure giant Acciona to transform a large part of its electricity supply into renewable ...

ViacomCBS acquires FTA channel Chilevision from WarnerMedia

Published 06 Apr 2021 11:43 CET | Chile

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has confirmed the acquisition of Chilean free-to-air TV channel Chilevision from WarnerMedia (AT&T) for an undisclosed sum. The move ...

Huawei opens second Chile data centre, plans more throughout LatAm

Published 02 Apr 2021 10:32 CET | Chile, Latin America

Huawei has officially confirmed the inauguration of a second data centre in Chile and intends to open more to meet surging data demand in the Latin America region as a whole, ...

Over 20 investors interested in Chile's Asia-Pacific cable project

Published 31 Mar 2021 12:25 CET | Chile

Chile's Humboldt transoceanic cable project to connect South America with Oceania and Asia has received over 20 funding proposals amounting to seven times the project's ...

WOM sales up 13% in 2020, nears 7 mln customers

Published 29 Mar 2021 12:13 CET | Chile

Chilean mobile operator WOM reported revenues of CLP 587 billion in 2020 as a whole, up 13 percent year on year, in spite of ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. Full-year EBITDA ...

Entel Chile taps Velocix for new Android TV streaming service

Published 25 Mar 2021 13:49 CET | Chile

UK-based video streaming technology specialist Velocix has announced a contract to provide its IP CDN, origin server and video recording management software to support the ...

Chile begins telecom worker vaccination programme

Published 25 Mar 2021 12:22 CET | Chile

Chile's ministry of transport and telecommunications (MTT) said it has begun the process of vaccinating technicians from various operators in view of their essential role in ...

Chile awards contracts to connect over 8,000 schools

Published 24 Mar 2021 11:37 CET | Chile

Chile's undersecretaries of telecommunications and education have announced the results of a tender to bring high-speed broadband access to some 8,352 educational ...

 

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