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Google installs US-Chile Curie cable, announces Panama branch

Published 15 Nov 2019 10:25 CET | Chile, South America, United States

Google has finalised installing and testing its 10,500-kilometre Curie undersea cable linking the coast of California to the port of Valparaiso in Chile around 6 months ...

Turner-owned CDF told to refund Chile football subscribers

Published 11 Nov 2019 11:43 CET | Chile

Chilean consumer protection authority Sernac has called on local football broadcaster Canal del Futbol (CDF) to refund subscribers for failing to air matches due to the ...

Entel revenues up 3% in Q3 on Peru customer boost, posts net loss

Published 06 Nov 2019 13:57 CET | Chile, Peru

Chilean operator Entel reported revenues of CLP 498.5 billion in the third quarter of 2019, up 3 percent year on year thanks mainly to a fast growing mobile customer base in ...

Telefonica Chile revenues fall 5% in Q3, up to 600,000 fibre customers

Published 05 Nov 2019 11:03 CET | Chile

Telefonica Chile reported third-quarter revenues down 5.1 percent year on year on an organic basis to EUR 470 million, again attributed to regulatory impact and intense ...

Movistar, Claro, Entel to return spectrum to unblock 5G impasse - report

Published 01 Nov 2019 14:23 CET | Chile

Chilean operators Claro (America Movil), Movistar (Telefonica) and Entel have finally agreed to return mobile spectrum in the 3.5GHz band to pave way for a forthcoming tender ...

Chilean launches tender for MNP database administrator

Published 30 Oct 2019 11:37 CET | Chile

Chile's telecommunications regulator Subtel has announced the launch of a tender for the 5-year contract to manage the country's mobile number portability (MNP) database from ...

Chile's GTD picks Infinera for terrestrial and subsea fibre network

Published 29 Oct 2019 14:52 CET | Chile

Infinera announced a contract to provide a number of its products to help Chilean telecommunications company Grupo GTD increase capacity across its terrestrial and subsea ...

Adva helping Chilean provider roll out 5G-ready network

Published 28 Oct 2019 16:11 CET | Chile

European telecom vendor Adva has announced a contract to provide its Oscilloquartz synchronisation technology to one of Chile's largest communication service providers. Adva ...

Movistar Chile closes stores nationwide as unrest continues

Published 22 Oct 2019 15:10 CET | Chile

All the stores of Movistar Chile (Telefonica) have been closed for a second consecutive day following a wave of violent demonstrations across the country. At least 11 people ...

Chilean mobile data consumption doubles to over 10GB/mth per user

Published 21 Oct 2019 12:24 CET | Chile

The average amount of data consumed per mobile user in Chile came to over 10GB a month at the end of the second quarter of 2019, double the year-earlier figure, according to ...

Claro Chile Q3 revenues down 3% to CLP 206 bln on prepaid decline

Published 16 Oct 2019 11:00 CET | Chile

America Movil's Claro Chile unit reported a 3.0 percent year-on-year fall in total revenues to CLP 206.2 billion in the third quarter of 2019 due above all to a 40 percent ...

Chile launches CLP 86 bln national fibre-optic network tender

Published 14 Oct 2019 13:58 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has officially launched the tender for the country's National Fibre Optic (FON) project first outlined by president Sebastian ...

Chile consults on industrial 5G licences

Published 11 Oct 2019 10:52 CET | Chile

Shortly after announcing plans to tender 600 more free public Wi-Fi zones and ahead of an imminent auction to roll out a national fibre-optic network, Chile's ...

Chile to launch tender for 600 more Wi-Fi hotspots this year

Published 09 Oct 2019 12:25 CET | Chile

Chile's telecommunications services regulator Subtel has announced its intention to launch a tender to install 600 new free Wi-Fi hotspots in digital divide areas before the ...

Chile's Comptroller General backs national FON fibre project

Published 08 Oct 2019 11:16 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that the country's Comptroller General has given the go-ahead for the proposed National Fibre Optic (FON) project ...

Chile's Grupo GTD to group units under GTD and Telsur brands

Published 07 Oct 2019 11:48 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications company Grupo GTD has announced plans to combine all its disparate units under its GTD and Telsur brands, reports local daily La Tercera. Following ...

Padtec illuminates 4,000 km Argentina-Chile backbone

Published 02 Oct 2019 14:48 CET | Argentina, Brazil, Chile

Brazilian fibre provider Padtec has illuminated five new 100 Gbps channels each for Argentine operator Silica Networks between Buenos Aires and Santiago (Chile). The optical ...

Chile watchdog proposes new critical telecom infrastructure rules

Published 02 Oct 2019 11:17 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications watchdog Subtel announced the launch of a public consultation on a proposal to update critical infrastructure rules to include emerging ...

Linzor Capital Partners acquires Chile's Mundo Pacifico

Published 01 Oct 2019 13:57 CET | Chile

Linzor Capital Partners, together with co-investors and partners, has announced the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of Chilean fixed line operator Mundo Pacifico. In ...

Chile's operators to invest CLP 13 bln in Araucania digital divide rollout

Published 27 Sep 2019 12:02 CET | Chile

Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that a public-private partnership will enable a "historic" investment to bridge the digital divide in the country's ...

Entel Chile named in Dow Jones sustainability index for 4th year

Published 26 Sep 2019 14:19 CET | Chile

Chilean operator Entel has been named in the latest edition of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe (DJSI) for the 4th straight year. The rankings are based on general ...

Joyn sells drama series to Red Arrow Studios, to air show in Germany in December

Published 17 Sep 2019 09:49 CET | Chile, Germany

Joyn, the streaming platform of German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1, has sold its drama series 'Dignity' to Red Arrow Studios International. The series was commissioned by Joyn ...

Chile's GTD selects DZS for residential Wi-Fi service

Published 10 Sep 2019 11:37 CET | Chile

Dasan Zhone Solutions (DZS) has announced a contract to provide an improved residential Wi-Fi service to Chilean telecommunications group GTD. Under the deal, DZS implemented ...

Sparkle extends Chile reach with new Huechuraba PoP

Published 06 Sep 2019 14:16 CET | Chile, Italy

Sparkle, the international services arm of the Telecom Italia Group, has expanded its Chilean backbone with the launch of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Huechuraba in the ...

Telefonica launches Movistar GameClub space in Chile

Published 06 Sep 2019 13:51 CET | Chile

Telefonica has inaugurated its first gamer space in Chile in the Espacio Diana cultural centre at the heart of Santiago. The Movistar GameClub is described as the first ...

 

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