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Colombia launches tender to bring internet to 10,000 rural localities

Published 23 Jan 2020 12:04 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced the launch of a tender to contract up to 10,000 digital centres with free internet ...

Novator asks to return 2.5GHz licence won in 4G auction

Published 07 Jan 2020 11:23 CET | Colombia

Partners, a vehicle for UK-based investment fund Novator, has written to Colombia's Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications (Mintic) to return one of the ...

ETB wins tender to connect TransMilenio stations

Published 06 Jan 2020 11:08 CET | Colombia

Colombian operator ETB has won a contract to connect all the bus stations in Bogota to its fibre network. The tender was held by the transport operator TransMilenio, the city ...

Telefonica sells 2,029 towers in Ecuador and Colombia to Phoenix Tower for EUR 290 million

Published 24 Dec 2019 08:58 CET | Colombia, Ecuador

Telefonica has continued its strategy of monetising infrastructure assets by selling 2,029 towers in Ecuador and Colombia to Phoenix Tower International (PTI) for around EUR ...

Colombia raises over COP 5 bln in 4G spectrum tender

Published 23 Dec 2019 09:58 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) announced that a total of three companies shelled out over COP 5 billion (around USD 1.5 billion) to ...

Colombia's Avantel to restructure debt to avoid bankruptcy

Published 17 Dec 2019 14:47 CET | Colombia

Colombian Avantel has been forced to restructure its debts to avoid imminent bankruptcy, reports local daily El Tiempo. The company has overdue liabilities amounting to COP ...

Four operators to bid for Colombian 4G spectrum, including WOM

Published 04 Dec 2019 14:24 CET | Colombia

A total of four companies will finally bid for multi-band spectrum in Colombia's imminent tender, including the owner of Chilean mobile operator WOM (formerly Nextel Chile), ...

Telefonica to bid for Colombia 4G spectrum

Published 02 Dec 2019 12:01 CET | Colombia

Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) has confirmed that it will be taking part in the relaunched auction for LTE spectrum in the 700MHz, 1.9GHz and 2.5GHz bands later this month. ...

Colombia relaunches 4G spectrum tender with reserve prices

Published 28 Nov 2019 15:46 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has relaunched the auction for LTE spectrum in the 700MHz, 1.9GHz and 2.5GHz bands around two weeks ...

Tigo Colombia adds Amazon Prime to fixed line offer

Published 22 Nov 2019 13:55 CET | Colombia

Tigo Colombia (Millicom) has become the first operator in the country to include Amazon Prime Video in its fixed broadband offer following its launch for mobile customers ...

ETB's revenues up another 1.3% on rising fibre sales

Published 21 Nov 2019 11:08 CET | Colombia

Colombian operator Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB), owned by Bogota city council, reported a 1.3 percent year on year rise in revenues to COP 1.11 trillion ...

Colombia suspends 4G spectrum tender due to low interest

Published 12 Nov 2019 12:00 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced that it's suspending the auction for LTE spectrum in the 700MHz, 1.9GHz and 2.5GHz ...

Colombia extends 4G spectrum tender deadline due to lack of interest

Published 07 Nov 2019 10:08 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced an extension to the deadline for submitting bids to take part in the auction for LTE ...

Telefonica Colombia sales down 1.5% in Q3 on fixed falls, mobile clients up 5%

Published 05 Nov 2019 10:45 CET | Colombia

Telefonica Colombia reported third-quarter revenues down 1.5 percent from a year earlier to EUR 350 million due mainly to declining fixed sales from voice, ADSL and DTH, ...

SoftBank launches Colombian smart rice farming project

Published 28 Oct 2019 11:04 CET | Colombia, Latin America

SoftBank has joined forces with IDB Lab, the Inter-American Development Bank's innovation lab, and the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), to launch an ...

Colombia's Flash Mobile up to 400,000 active clients in first year

Published 24 Oct 2019 11:19 CET | Colombia

Colombian MVNO Flash Mobile has reached the figure of 400,000 active clients in its first 12 months of operation, reports La Republica, citing Pedro Leon, the country manager ...

Samsung Colombia opens 'Connected Living' space in Bogota

Published 23 Oct 2019 12:13 CET | Colombia

Samsung Colombia has announced the opening of a new 'Connected Living' space in the Jumbo Santa Ana shopping centre in Bogota. The store recreates a smart home and allows ...

Claro Colombia Q3 revenues surge over 13% on customer adds

Published 16 Oct 2019 10:39 CET | Colombia

Claro Colombia, a subsidiary of America Movil, reported total third quarter revenues up 13.5 percent year on year to COP 3.3 trillion on the back of a 6.3 percent rise in ...

Colombia to auction 4G spectrum in 700MHz, 1.9GHz and 2.5GHz bands in December

Published 14 Oct 2019 11:40 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced that it will finally be holding a long-delayed auction for LTE spectrum in the 700MHz, ...

Telefonica awarded EUR 184 mln digital transformation contract in Colombia

Published 27 Sep 2019 10:34 CET | Colombia

Telefonica Movistar Colombia has been awarded a COP 695 billion (around EUR 184 million) contract to upgrade the technology systems at the country's National Training Service ...

Colombian 4G penetration up to 61% of mobile internet lines in Q1

Published 26 Sep 2019 11:31 CET | Colombia

Colombia reached 65 million mobile lines at the end of the first quarter of 2019, some 2.2 million than a year earlier and equivalent to 129 lines per 100 inhabitants, ...

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 ...

Hispasat and Bansat connecting Colombian humanitarian mission

Published 23 Sep 2019 14:24 CET | Colombia

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has joined forces with Colombian satellite services provider Bansat to help connect a humanitarian mission along the Atrato river in ...

Speedcast helps Colombian operator reach underserved Amazon region

Published 10 Sep 2019 11:49 CET | Colombia

Remote communications and IT services provider Speedcast International has won a contract to provide cellular backhaul services to an unnamed mobile services operator in ...

Wayra Peru backs Colombian fintech startup IMIX

Published 05 Sep 2019 12:11 CET | Colombia, Peru

Telefonica's open innovation hub Wayra Peru has teamed up with Peruvian investment group The Board to jointly invest in Colombian fintech startup IMIX. The corresponding ...

 

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