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Colombia postpones 5G pilots on covid-19 concerns

Published 23 Mar 2020 12:07 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has postponed a call for the development of 5G pilots due to the growing coronavirus (covid-19) ...

Colombia to require OTT platforms to have local content section

Published 17 Mar 2020 12:25 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) will be requiring all digital platforms to include a section on their interfaces for 'Made in ...

Colombia to launch call for 5G pilots

Published 10 Mar 2020 12:12 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) will next week launch a call for a series of 5G pilots ahead of the forthcoming tender to award ...

Colombia to cut number portability process to less than a day

Published 09 Mar 2020 14:24 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC) has issued a decree ordering operators to process number portability requests in less than 24 hours compared to the ...

Colombia launches COP 32 bln plan to connect San Andres archipelago

Published 03 Mar 2020 15:11 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced the launch of a project to improve connectivity levels in the archipelago of San ...

HostDime breaks ground on Tier IV data centre in Colombia

Published 25 Feb 2020 11:06 CET | Colombia

HostDime broke ground last week on a brand new, built-to-suit data centre facility in Bogota, Colombia. HostDime is the owner and developer of the new building, located in a ...

Andean Community countries to slash roaming charges by 90% this year

Published 24 Feb 2020 14:42 CET | Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Peru's telecommunications regulator Osiptel announced that Andean community (CAN) member states have agreed to cut international roaming rates in voice and data ...

Movistar Colombia launches first plans with Netflix

Published 21 Feb 2020 12:07 CET | Colombia

Movistar Colombia (Telefonica) has become the first local operator to launch plans incorporating Netflix content. The operator's triple play offers with fibre-optic broadband ...

Telefonica Colombia returns to growth in Q4 on 1% customer rise

Published 20 Feb 2020 10:58 CET | Colombia

Telefonica Colombia returned to growth in the fourth quarter, posting organic revenues up 0.2 percent from a year earlier to EUR 349 million, with full-year revenues rising ...

Facebook given Colombia personal data security ultimatum

Published 18 Feb 2020 10:25 CET | Colombia

Colombia has become the latest country to order Facebook to reinforce its security measures to better protect the personal data of 31 million local users. In a ...

Claro Colombia Q4 revenues up 12% on over 500,000 customer adds

Published 13 Feb 2020 08:51 CET | Colombia

Claro Colombia, a subsidiary of America Movil, reported total fourth quarter revenues up 11.9 percent year on year to COP 3.35 trillion on the back of surging customer ...

Comtech awarded Colombia airport satellite communications contract

Published 11 Feb 2020 10:46 CET | Colombia

Comtech announced that its US-based Comtech EF Data subsidiary has been awarded a contract to provide its satellite communications ground equipment to support the Colombian ...

Colombian Attorney General to probe 4G spectrum tender

Published 07 Feb 2020 13:59 CET | Colombia

The Colombian Attorney General's Office has announced the launch of an investigation into the recently-held auction for LTE spectrum, above all in connection with the ...

Mintic to invest USD 85 mln to strengthen Colombia's public FTA channels

Published 06 Feb 2020 14:23 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) pledged to invest COP 291.5 billion (around USD 85 million) in upgrading the country's public free ...

Colombia creates unified ICT regulator

Published 05 Feb 2020 12:14 CET | Colombia

The Colombian government has announced the creation of a unified regulator for the country's telecommunications, audiovisual and postal sectors. The new Comision de ...

Telefonica delivers security services to Colombian airline Avianca

Published 04 Feb 2020 12:00 CET | Colombia

Telefonica Business Solutions, the B2B unit of the Spanish operator, has expanded its long-term deal with Colombia-based airline Avianca by offering new security services ...

ETB, Claro top Colombia fixed internet speed ranking

Published 03 Feb 2020 15:50 CET | Colombia

Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) continued providing the best fixed internet service in Colombia last year, just as it did in 2018, according to over half a ...

Colombian mobile lines up 3% to over 65 mln in Q3

Published 30 Jan 2020 12:01 CET | Colombia

Colombia reached 65.1 million mobile lines at the end of the third quarter of 2019, up 2.7 percent year on year and equivalent to 129.3 lines per 100 inhabitants, according ...

Colombia cuts electricity infrastructure access rates for telcos

Published 28 Jan 2020 11:07 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC) has slashed the costs payable by telecommunications companies to access electricity infrastructure such as posts, ducts ...

Novator mulling acquisition of Telefonica Colombia or Avantel - report

Published 27 Jan 2020 14:37 CET | Colombia

UK-based investment fund Novator, owner of Chilean operator WOM, is interested in acquiring the Colombian subsidiary of Spain's Telefonica or local mobile operator Avantel, ...

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 ...

 

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