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El Salvador again rejects America Movil's acquisition of Telefonica's local unit

Published 12 Sep 2019 08:54 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador's antitrust regulator Superintendencia de Competencia has rejected America Movil's request to acquire Telefonica's operations in the country for the second time, ...

El Salvador rejects America Movil's bid to acquire Telefonica's local unit

Published 22 May 2019 10:44 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador's antitrust regulator Superintendencia de Competencia has rejected America Movil's deal to acquire Telefonica's operations in the country, describing it as ...

Movistar El Salvador's 1900MHz licence extended until 2041

Published 11 Apr 2019 14:00 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador telecommunications watchdog Siget has confirmed the extension of the 1900MHz PCS licence held by Telefonica's local Movistar-branded subsidiary for another 20 ...

Tigo El Salvador latest to launch Amazon Prime Video offer

Published 02 Apr 2019 11:19 CET | El Salvador

Tigo El Salvador has become the latest Millicom subsidiary to launch an Amazon Prime Video promotion following the agreement reached with Amazon covering the whole of Latin ...

Flexenclosure building 10th LatAm data centre in El Salvador

Published 25 Feb 2019 09:04 CET | El Salvador, Latin America

Sweden-based prefabricated data centre provider Flexenclosure has received a new order to build a data centre for an unnamed customer in El Salvador. The USD 4.6 million data ...

TPT Global Tech, New Orbit partner with Salnet to bring 5G to El Salvador

Published 19 Feb 2019 11:12 CET | El Salvador

San Diego-based TPT Global Tech announced that its Latin American JV partner New Orbit Technologies Central America signed a deal with El Salvador provider Salnet to launch ...

El Salvador kicks off 1900MHz, AWS tender

Published 08 Feb 2019 14:20 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador telecommunications watchdog Siget has finally launched an auction to award a total of 140MHz of spectrum in the 1900MHz and 1700MHz/2100MHz (AWS) bands around a ...

Telefonica sells Guatemala, El Salvador units to America Movil for EUR 570 mln

Published 25 Jan 2019 09:19 CET | Central America, El Salvador, Guatemala

America Movil has announced a deal to acquire Guatemala and El Salvador operations from Telefonica for a total of EUR 570 million. In a short statement, the Mexican ...

Telefonica close to selling Guatemala and El Salvador units for EUR 530 mln - report

Published 17 Jan 2019 09:22 CET | Central America, El Salvador, Guatemala

Telefonica is close to finalising the sale of its Guatemala and El Salvador units for a total of around EUR 530 million, according to unnamed sources cited by Spanish ...

Telefonica, FAO launch El Salvador smart agriculture project

Published 04 Oct 2018 10:32 CET | El Salvador

Telefonica and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have launched a smart agriculture pilot in El Salvador as part of the agreement signed in February to develop ...

Movistar El Salvador introduces zero-rated video offers

Published 26 Sep 2018 09:58 CET | El Salvador

Movistar El Salvador (Telefonica) has launched a series of offers whereby prepay and postpay customers will have zero-rated access to social networks and video streaming for ...

Tigo El Salvador to invest USD 250 mln in network upgrade

Published 11 Sep 2018 11:07 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador operator Tigo (Millicom) has confirmed plans to invest around USD 250 million this year in a fixed network upgrade and a new data centre, reports La Prensa ...

Tigo El Salvador donates 25,000 tablets to local school

Published 11 Apr 2018 11:40 CET | El Salvador

Millicom's Tigo El Salvador unit has donated 25,019 tablets to the ministry of education for distribution to 1,454 schools throughout the country, reports Telesamana. The ...

El Salvador consults on 1900MHz, AWS tender

Published 21 Mar 2018 12:07 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador telecommunications watchdog Siget has announced the launch of a public consultation on its long-delayed proposal to award a total of 140MHz of spectrum in the ...

Millicom sells El Salvador towers to SBA for USD 145 mln

Published 07 Feb 2018 09:04 CET | El Salvador

Millicom's Tigo El Salvador unit has announced an agreement to sell and lease back towers around 800 mobile communications towers to a local subsidiary of SBA Communications ...

Tigo to expand 4G to 70% of El Salvador this year

Published 24 Jan 2018 11:32 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador operator Tigo (Millicom) has announced its intention to invest USD 250 million in the country this year, including USD 100 million in upgrading its 4G LTE ...

El Salvador court suspends appointment of new Siget director

Published 19 Jan 2018 13:39 CET | El Salvador

The constitutional chamber of El Salvador's supreme court has temporarily suspended the appointment of Marcos Gregorio Sanchez Trejo as the new director of telecommunications ...

El Salvador to reach 2.5 mln LTE connections by 2022

Published 27 Oct 2017 15:14 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador is set to reach 300,000 lines connected to 4G-LTE networks by the end of this year, barely 5.1 percent of the country's population, according to a study conducted ...

Tigo El Salvador opens new HQ, to invest USD 1 bln by 2020

Published 25 Oct 2017 15:23 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador operator Tigo (Millicom) has inaugurated a new headquarters in the Via del Corso complex in the Zaragoza region, part of a USD 30 million project to centralise ...

Tigo Money moves USD 50 mln a month in El Salvador

Published 07 Aug 2017 13:45 CET | El Salvador

Tigo El Salvador said its Tigo Money mobile wallet service is now moving some USD 50 million a month in transactions and has reached a total of USD 560 million over the past ...

Claro's El Salvador mobile licence renewed for 20 years

Published 06 Jul 2017 10:55 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador's telecommunications regulator Siget announced the renewal of Claro's mobile licence for an additional 20 years, local daily El Mundo reported. The company is the ...

Tigo El Salvador's TV Caribena buy cleared with conditions

Published 03 Jul 2017 11:18 CET | El Salvador

El Salvador's competition superintendency has announced that it has attached a series of strict conditions on the proposed acquisition of cable company Caribena Cable by ...

Over half a million numbers ported in El Salvador

Published 22 May 2017 10:39 CET | El Salvador

Over 500,000 numbers have been ported since the implementation of number portability in El Salvador in August 2015, according to telecommunications regulator Siget. However, ...

El Salvador, Japan sign deal to accelerate DTT switchover

Published 04 May 2017 10:34 CET | El Salvador, Japan

El Salvador's telecommunications watchdog Siget has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan's ministry of communications to promote a transfer of knowledge for ICT ...

Phoenix acquires El Salvador cell towers from Digicel

Published 08 Apr 2017 11:20 CET | El Salvador

US mobile infrastructure firm Phoenix Tower International (PTI) said it acquired ownership or management rights of 202 wireless towers in El Salvador from Digicel. Digicel, ...

 




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