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Comnet extends SES Networks' connectivity products over Latin America

Published 11 Aug 2020 14:20 CET | Guatemala, Latin America

Comnet, one of Guatemala's service providers, will leverage SES Networks' Signature Enterprise Solutions and the SES-14 satellite to extend and enhance its broadband service ...

Monterrosa named Guatemala's new Superintendent of Telecommunications

Published 24 Jul 2020 14:16 CET | Guatemala

Guatemala's Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT) has announced the appointment of Jose Monterrosa Menzel as its new head. In a brief statement, the ministry said ...

America Movil up to 48% of Guatemala's mobile lines with Telefonica buy

Published 07 Oct 2019 11:20 CET | Guatemala

America Movil (Claro) will rise from 30.2 percent to 47.6 percent of Guatemala's mobile lines when it completes its acquisition of Telefonica's local assets, according to the ...

Guatemala postpones spectrum tender ahead of election

Published 03 May 2019 14:18 CET | Guatemala

Guatemala has again postponed a long-delayed tender of frequencies in the AWS band (1700-2100 MHz) due to next month's scheduled general election, reports Prensa Libre, ...

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 ...

Smartphones up to 73% of Guatemala lines but 4G at just 10%

Published 26 Nov 2018 11:50 CET | Guatemala

Smartphones now account for 73 percent of total mobile lines in Guatemala but only 1.7 million, or less than 10 percent of the total, have access to 4G connections, according ...

Movistar activates LTE-A service in Guatemala

Published 26 Oct 2018 15:32 CET | Guatemala

Movistar Guatemala (Telefonica) has launched an LTE-A service in the Central American country around 4 years after activating 4G-LTE, reports local daily Prensa Libre, citing ...

Tigo One OTT service available in Guatemala

Published 27 Aug 2018 10:36 CET | Guatemala

Tigo Guatemala (Millicom) has announced the launch of a new Tigo One-branded TV platform combining linear pay-TV and over-the-top (OTT) services. The offering will be ...

Telefonica to air World Cup games in Guatemala via Movistar Play

Published 16 Mar 2018 11:48 CET | Guatemala

Telefonica has reached a deal to broadcast games from the 2018 World Cup in Russia via its Movistar Play VoD service, reports Estrategia y Negocios. The live games will be ...

Mediaset launches CincoMas network in Guatemala, Costa Rica

Published 02 Mar 2018 12:06 CET | Costa Rica, Guatemala, Spain

Mediaset Spain has teamed up with Mexican DTH operator Sky to launch its CincoMas international channel in Costa Rica and Guatemala. The broadcaster said its HD channel for ...

McFarland named Millicom's Special Representative in Guatemala

Published 06 Feb 2018 09:06 CET | Guatemala

Millicom announced the appointment of retired ambassador Stephen McFarland as the company's new Special Representative in Guatemala. McFarland has 37 years of experience as a ...

Guatemala starts DTT migraton process

Published 21 Dec 2017 12:41 CET | Guatemala

Guatemala's Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT) has adopted the documentation on how to implement the country's transition to digital terrestrial television (DTT) and ...

SES helps Guatemala's Comnet roll out enterprise broadband service

Published 30 Nov 2017 11:05 CET | Guatemala

Satellite operator SES has announced a contract to provide broadband services to Guatemalan operator Comnet. Under the terms of the multi-year contract, Comnet will tap into ...

Movistar launches DTH TV service in Guatemala

Published 16 Aug 2017 09:03 CET | Guatemala

Movistar has launched its DTH TV service in Guatemala. Customers can pay QTD 159 per month on a postpaid or prepaid contract for 74 channels, including 15 in HD. Those opting ...

Claro caught up in Guatemala corruption investigation

Published 18 Jul 2017 11:55 CET | Guatemala

America Movil has begun an audit at its Claro Guatemala unit after an investigation raised questions about alleged payments to a former government minister, reports Reuters. ...

Tuenti overcomes legal issues in Guatemala

Published 03 Jul 2017 11:01 CET | Guatemala

Telefonica's Tuenti MVNO will finally be able to offer mobile services in Guatemala after clearing up legal issues regarding its licence, reports local news website Soy502. ...

Guatemala accuses Tuenti of launching without licence

Published 28 Jun 2017 11:23 CET | Guatemala

Guatemala's Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT) has filed a complaint with the country's public prosecutor accusing Telefonica of launching its Tuenti MVNO without an ...

Telefonica launches Tuenti MVNO in Guatemala

Published 26 Jun 2017 11:23 CET | Guatemala

Telefonica has announced the launch of its youth-focused Tuenti MVNO service in Guatemala, promising flexibility and transparency in its data-led prepay plans. The voice and ...

Mondo TV reaches LatAm rights deal with TV Azteca

Published 17 Apr 2017 11:19 CET | Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico

Mondo TV Iberoamerica, the Spanish language arm of Italian production group Mondo TV, has announced an agreement with Mexican broadcaster and content producer TV Azteca ...

Guatemala looking to 2022 for digital migration

Published 08 Mar 2017 11:44 CET | Guatemala

Guatemala's Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT) has begun preparing the country's transition to DTT and expects to switch off analogue TV signals in 2022, reports ...

Telefonica picks Ericsson, Cisco for Guatemala upgrade

Published 10 Jan 2017 08:35 CET | Guatemala

Ericsson and Cisco have announced a contract to provide Telefonica's Guatemala subsidiary with a new Internet Protocol (IP) network backbone based on Cisco's aggregation ...

Guatemalan operators, GSMA launch disaster response campaign

Published 19 Oct 2016 13:52 CET | Guatemala

The GSMA has announced that Guatemalan mobile operators Claro (America Movil), Movistar (Telefonica) and Tigo have signed a cooperation agreement with the GSMA and the ...

Guatemala to auction two licences in 900 MHz band

Published 28 Sep 2016 14:30 CET | Guatemala

Guatemala's Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT) has announced that it plans to auction two nationwide licences in the 900 MHz band. Interested parties have until 04 ...

Guatemala set to delay AWS spectrum tender

Published 02 Sep 2016 14:54 CET | Guatemala

The Guatemalan government has ordered the country's Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT) to begin preparing the guidelines for the tender of 90 MHz of frequencies in ...