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Huawei to open second data centre in Chile this year

Published 24 Sep 2020 11:28 CET | Chile

China's Huawei is set to open a second data centre in Chile before the end of the year to meet increasing data demand in the country and Latin America as a whole, reports the ...

Entel Chile debuts OTT service on Android TV STB

Published 23 Sep 2020 14:15 CET | Chile

Entel has become the latest Chilean operator to launch an OTT service using the Android TV set-top box system it unveiled earlier this year. The Entel TV service has 41 local ...

Entel gives away 80,000 free plans to Chilean seniors

Published 23 Sep 2020 13:58 CET | Chile

Chilean operator Entel announced the donation of 80,000 free mobile plans to senior citizens as part of the 'Conecta Mayor' initiative to bridge the digital and generational ...

Movistar Chile to sell 1.9GHz concession following court ruling

Published 22 Sep 2020 13:58 CET | Chile

Movistar Chile (Telefonica) is about to launch a new private tender to sell part of its mobile spectrum rights over two years after the Supreme Court first ordered the ...

Movistar Chile adds free Netflix subscription to fibre plans

Published 15 Sep 2020 11:49 CET | Chile

Movistar Chile (Telefonica) said it's the first operator in the country to offer a free subscription to Netflix with its fibre-optic plans. Anyone signing up to three of ...

PIT Chile installs PacketLight's 800G transponder to connect Santiago data centres

Published 14 Sep 2020 10:56 CET | Chile

Israeli DWDM and optical fibre networking specialist PacketLight Networks announced a contract to provide its PL-2000T transponder to Pit Chile, an Internet Exchange Point ...

Chile's VTR offering first FTTH service in Quintero

Published 11 Sep 2020 15:12 CET | Chile

Chilean cable operator VTR (Liberty Latin America) has begun offering fibre-optic services in the coastal city of Quintero in the central Valparaiso region, reports website ...

Chilean cinema network launches Red Salas Online VoD service

Published 07 Sep 2020 14:29 CET | Chile

A new video-on-demand (VOD) platform designed in part to help Chilean independent cinemas survive the Covid-19 pandemic has been launched in the South American country by the ...

Claro Chile to tap into Fibra Optica Austral southern fibre network

Published 02 Sep 2020 13:57 CET | Chile

Claro (America Movil) has become the second Chilean operator after Entel to connect to the country's Fibra Optica Austral (FOA) southern fibre system, reports Telesemana, ...

Chile's WOM delivers free 100,000 SIM cards during pandemic

Published 01 Sep 2020 11:02 CET | Chile

Chilean mobile operator WOM has delivered a total of 100,000 free SIM cards to vulnerable communities and families in the country since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. The ...

Movistar Chile launches 'CyberMovistar' week-long equipment sale

Published 01 Sep 2020 10:32 CET | Chile

Movistar Chile (Telefonica) is looking to continue its recent upturn by launching a week-long promotion with significant discounts on the prices of new and refurbished ...

Chile's WOM posts 1% revenue rise in Q2, up to 22% of mobile market

Published 31 Aug 2020 10:27 CET | Chile

Chilean mobile operator WOM reported revenues of CLP 128 billion in the second quarter of 2020, up 1 percent year on year but down on the Q1 result of CLP 142 billion. Second ...

Movistar and WOM top Chile's mobile portability ranking in July

Published 28 Aug 2020 09:59 CET | Chile

Movistar (Telefonica) and low-cost operator WOM easily led Chile's mobile number portability ranking in July, according to the latest update from telecommunications regulator ...

Turner-owned CDF to resume Chile football broadcasts on 29 August

Published 27 Aug 2020 11:34 CET | Chile

Chilean football broadcaster Canal del Futbol (CDF) announced the return of live games on its platform on 29 August, around 5 months after the league was suspended due to the ...

Chile watchdog launches online service comparison tool

Published 27 Aug 2020 10:27 CET | Chile

Chile's telecommunications regulator Subtel has announced the launch of a new interactive tool allowing the public to consult and compare details of plans offered by ...

Argentina, Chile to scrap roaming charges from 29 August

Published 25 Aug 2020 11:54 CET | Argentina, Chile

The agreement to remove roaming charges between Chile and Argentina will finally take effect on 29 August, some 3 years after it was first signed, confirmed Argentina's ...

'5G not a tool to bridge digital divide' - Chile minister

Published 21 Aug 2020 14:00 CET | Chile

5G technology "is not a tool for closing the digital divide and the big problem is fixed internet," according to Chile's telecommunications undersecretary Pamela Gidi. ...

Chile starts 5G tender for 1,800 MHz of spectrum in 4 bands

Published 18 Aug 2020 08:54 CET | Chile

Chile has started its 5G auction, releasing the details for the tender of a total 1,800 MHz in the 700 MHz, AWS (1,800 and 2,100 MHz), 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands. The 30-year ...

Movistar, VTR lead telecom customer complaints in Chile

Published 17 Aug 2020 11:17 CET | Chile

Movistar generated the most customer complaints to Chilean regulator Subtel in the first half of 2020, at 16,560 out of the total 51,612 received. Subtel said it saw a sharp ...

Movistar Chile deploys Nokia advanced smartwatch software

Published 11 Aug 2020 15:02 CET | Chile

Nokia announced that Movistar Chile is using Nokia IMPACT CDP Entitlement Server software to offer advanced services for certain smartwatch models. The deployment by the ...

Chile gets 197 applications in tender for 600 free public Wi-Fi hotspots

Published 07 Aug 2020 10:28 CET | Chile

Chile's telecommunications services regulator Subtel said it received applications to operate 197 of a batch of 600 free public Wi-Fi hotspots put out for tender for digital ...

Chile's pay-TV sector agrees to broadcast educational content during Covid crisis

Published 05 Aug 2020 16:02 CET | Chile

More than 20 of Chile's pay-TV companies have agreed to broadcast publicly-produced educational content on their platforms while the country's schools remain closed due to ...

Entel Q2 revenues up yr-on-yr but down sequentially on Covid-19

Published 05 Aug 2020 13:32 CET | Chile, Peru

Chilean operator Entel has reported second-quarter revenues of CLP 476 billion, up 5 percent from a year earlier but down 10 percent from the previous quarter as a result of ...

Chile kicks off 5G spectrum tender

Published 04 Aug 2020 09:34 CET | Chile

Chile has kicked off the process of awarding 5G spectrum with the publication in the official gazette of an indicative schedule, reports Diario Financiero. Four parallel ...

Claro and Entel awarded USD 57.6 mln Chilean police telecom contract

Published 31 Jul 2020 12:55 CET | Chile

Chilean operatros Claro (America Movil) and Entel have been awarded a major contract to provide data and voice services to the country's national police force (Carabineros). ...

 

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