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Colombia 4G lines up a third to over 16 mln

Published 13 May 2019 11:01 CET | Colombia

Colombia reached 64.5 million mobile lines at the end of 2018, up 3.7 percent year on year, and equivalent to 129.5 lines per 100 inhabitants, according to the latest ...

Colombia signs up to Cisco digital transformation drive

Published 10 May 2019 12:15 CET | Colombia

Cisco announced that Colombia is the latest country to join its secure digital transformation drive under the company's Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) programme. In a ...

Telefonica Colombia sales up 4% in Q1 on 6% customer rise

Published 10 May 2019 09:58 CET | Colombia

Telefonica Colombia reported first-quarter revenues up 3.8 percent from a year earlier to EUR 359 million driven by a 12 percent rise in handset sales and a 3 percent growth ...

Colombia to bring internet to 10,000 localities in new rural ICT plan

Published 06 May 2019 11:50 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has announced the launch of a new project to bringing internet access to over 10,000 rural ...

Colombia asks for expressions of interest in 700MHz, 1.9GHz and 2.5GHz tenders

Published 01 May 2019 11:17 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has taken another step in the process to tender spectrum in the 700MHz, 1.9GHz and 2.5GHz bands with ...

Claro Colombia Q1 revenues up 4.3% on broadband surge

Published 30 Apr 2019 11:02 CET | Colombia

Claro Colombia, a subsidiary of America Movil, reported total first quarter revenues up 4.3 percent year on year to COP 2.93 trillion, an improvement on recent results, ...

Samsung launches new wearables range in Colombia

Published 25 Apr 2019 12:04 CET | Colombia

Samsung Colombia has announced the launch of its new Galaxy Active smartwatch and Galaxy Buds wireless earbuds in the country. First unveiled at MWC 2019, the Galaxy Watch ...

Colombia's ETB revamps mobile offer

Published 12 Apr 2019 12:11 CET | Colombia

Shortly after reporting a return to profit after 4 years, Colombian operator Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) has launched a new range of mobile plans including ...

Millicom to unify Colombia services under Tigo brand

Published 12 Apr 2019 11:52 CET | Colombia

Millicom has decided to unify its Colombian operations under the Tigo brand starting later this month, reports La Republica, citing TigoUne's president Marcelo Cataldo. ...

MediaKind helps CCNP bring HD DTT to 7.5 mln Colombian homes

Published 10 Apr 2019 14:13 CET | Colombia

MediaKind, the new brand identity for Ericsson Media Solutions, announced a contract with CCNP (Consorcio Canales Nacionales Privados) to provide HD digital terrestrial ...

Sallent named head of Mediapro Italy

Published 05 Apr 2019 09:08 CET | Colombia, Italy

Spanish broadcaster and sports rights broker Mediapro has announced the appointment of Eugeni Sallent as head of its operations in Italy. Sallent was until recently head of ...

Colombia launches public consultations on 700MHz and 1.9GHz tenders

Published 04 Apr 2019 11:18 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) and national spectrum agency (ANE) have launched the process to tender spectrum in the 700MHz and ...

Colombia's ETB returns to growth after 4 years

Published 28 Mar 2019 10:54 CET | Colombia

Colombian operator Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB), reported a net profit of COP 41.7 billion in 2018, overturning a COP 129.6 billion loss a year earlier and ...

Ingram Micro opens new IT recycling plant in Colombia

Published 22 Mar 2019 10:17 CET | Colombia

Ingram Micro has announced the opening of a new IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) processing centre in Bogota, Colombia, its second facility in South America. The new, full-service ...

Hispasat teams up with Bansat for Colombian digital divide project

Published 19 Mar 2019 15:06 CET | Colombia

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has joined forces with local provider Bansat to launch a Wi-Fi based internet service in digital divide areas throughout Colombia. The ...

Colombia mobile lines up 4% to over 63 mln in Q3

Published 19 Mar 2019 11:03 CET | Colombia

Colombia reached 63.4 million mobile lines at the end of the third quarter of 2018, up 4.3 percent year on year, and equivalent to 127.3 lines per 100 inhabitants, according ...

Sparkle activates new PoP in Bogota

Published 12 Mar 2019 13:53 CET | Colombia

Sparkle, the international services arm of the Telecom Italia Group, has further expanded its reach in Colombia with the launch of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Bogota. ...

Colombia set to delay analogue TV blackout to 2021

Published 11 Mar 2019 12:06 CET | Colombia

Colombia may be forced to delay full migration to digital terrestrial television (DTT) until 2021, reports NextTV News, citing a statement from the National ...

Colombia launches rural ICT tender

Published 07 Mar 2019 15:48 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has published draft rules for companies interested in bidding for the universal sustainable access ...

Netflix to adapt '100 Years of Solitude' as original series

Published 07 Mar 2019 10:36 CET | Colombia, World

Netflix announced that it's acquired the rights to adapt the 1967 book 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' by Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez into a ...

Colombia to hold 700MHz and 1.9GHz band tender in H2

Published 06 Mar 2019 14:00 CET | Colombia

Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (Mintic) has finally confirmed that it intends to hold an auction for spectrum in the 700MHz and 1.9GHz bands ...

ETB leads Colombia fixed network ranking in 2018

Published 05 Mar 2019 13:44 CET | Colombia

Local operator Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) provided the best fixed internet service in Colombia last year, according to tests conducted by nPerf. The ...

Telefonica, Ericsson ink new network operations deal

Published 27 Feb 2019 09:06 CET | Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Ericsson and Telefonica have signed a new four-to-six-year managed services agreement for AI-powered network operations in the UK, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. Under ...

Bogota council ditches plans to sell ETB stake

Published 21 Feb 2019 14:16 CET | Colombia

Bogota city council has decided to no longer pursue plans to sell its stake in local operator Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB), reports NexTV News LatAm, citing ...

Telefonica Colombia profit surges in Q4, adds over 1 mln mobile clients in 2018

Published 21 Feb 2019 13:57 CET | Colombia

Telefonica Colombia reported fourth-quarter revenues up 1.3 percent year on year on an organic basis to EUR 363 million on the back of another surge in customer figures, ...

 

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