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Hondutel losses continue in Q1, govt admits partner needed

Published 16 Apr 2019 16:00 CET | Honduras

Losses at the Honduran operator Hondutel continue to grow, and the government has admitted again that it will need to find a strategic partner for the company, reports El ...

Honduras 4G coverage up to 58% in Q3

Published 05 Feb 2019 12:02 CET | Honduras

The number of mobile internet users in Honduras reached 2.5 million at the end of the third quarter of 2018, up over 250,000 in the first 9 months of the year and equivalent ...

Honduras on course for January 2020 analogue switch-off

Published 04 Feb 2019 14:47 CET | Honduras

Honduras telecommunications regulator Conatel has confirmed that the country will finally switch off its analogue signal on 01 January 2020 and will use the ...

Ericsson awarded Tigo Paraguay and Honduras network contract

Published 07 Dec 2018 15:31 CET | Honduras, Paraguay

Ericsson has announced a contract to modernise the radio access network (RAN) deployed by Millicom's Tigo brand across Paraguay and Honduras. Under the terms of the ...

Hondutel losses widen to USD 5.5 mln in Q2

Published 24 Jul 2018 10:33 CET | Honduras

Honduran state-owned operator Hondutel reported a HNL 137 million (USD 5.5 million) loss in the second quarter of 2018 compared to a HNL 2.1 million loss in Q1 and a HNL 25 ...

Honduras mobile subscribers up 5% to 8.2 mln

Published 04 Jul 2018 11:15 CET | Honduras

The number of mobile internet users in Honduras reached 2.3 million at the end of 2017, equivalent to 28 percent of mobile subscribers and up 17 percent year on year, ...

Flexenclosure to build two new data centres in Nicaragua and Honduras

Published 02 Jul 2018 10:14 CET | Honduras, Nicaragua

Sweden-based prefabricated data centre provider Flexenclosure has received two new orders to build data centres from unnamed customers in Nicaragua and Honduras. This ...

Claro Honduras launches unlimited prepay data plans

Published 21 Jun 2018 11:04 CET | Honduras

Claro Honduras (America Movil) has launched a series of unlimited data bundles for prepay customers, reports local daily La Prensa, citing marketing manager Danny Rodriguez. ...

Nearly a quarter of Hondurans use mobile internet

Published 30 May 2018 14:57 CET | Honduras

The number of mobile internet users in Honduras reached 2.1 million at the end of September 2017, equivalent to 24 percent of the population and 26 percent of mobile ...

Honduran operators have blocked over 644,000 phones since 2014

Published 20 Apr 2018 11:46 CET | Honduras

Honduran mobile telephony operators have blocked over 644,000 mobile phones since the implementation of a black list by regulator Conatel in April 2014, reports El Heraldo. ...

Hondutel posts USD 2 mln loss in Q1

Published 16 Apr 2018 11:03 CET | Honduras

Honduran state-owned operator Hondutel reported a HNL 49.3 million (USD 2.1 million) loss in the first quarter of 2018, with revenues of HNL 385.7 million (USD 16.2 million) ...

Honduras rules mobile credit must be valid for 90 days

Published 06 Feb 2018 11:15 CET | Honduras

Honduras regulator has approved new rules with a view to reinforcing the rights of mobile phone users, especially those in the prepay sector, reports local daily El Heraldo. ...

Hondutel to add Wi-Fi hotspots to public phone booths

Published 09 Jan 2018 12:05 CET | Honduras

Honduran state-owned operator Hondutel has announced plans to invest USD 50,000 to install Wi-Fi hotspots in around 3,000 public phone booths throughout the country, reports ...

Honduras passes 2 mln mobile internet users

Published 02 Jan 2018 12:17 CET | Honduras

The number of mobile internet users in Honduras passed 2 million at the end of June 2017, up 5.6 percent on a quarterly basis, according to the latest figures published by ...

Hondurans spend 10% of income on mobile data - study

Published 13 Nov 2017 11:42 CET | Honduras

Honduran consumers use up nearly 10 percent of their average monthly income on 1GB of mobile data, according to a study from the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) cited ...

Honduras hits 3 mln internet users

Published 29 Aug 2017 10:33 CET | Honduras

The number of Hondurans accessing the internet via their desktop or mobile devices has grown by 600,000 over the past year to reach around 3 million users, according to We ...

Honduras sets up national register of mobile devices

Published 25 Aug 2017 08:56 CET | Honduras

The Honduran government has announced that telecommunications regulator Conatel will manage a new national register of international mobile equipment identity (IMEI) numbers ...

Hondutel customers down 11% to 379,000 in Q1

Published 04 Jul 2017 10:06 CET | Honduras

Honduran state-owned operator Hondutel ended the first quarter of 2017 with 379,403 customers, down 10.9 percent year on year, reports local daily La Prensa. Fixed telephony ...

Sony, Tigo sign deal to launch Crackle platform in Honduras

Published 27 Jun 2017 10:18 CET | Honduras

Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement with Tigo (Millicom) to launch its Crackle subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service in Honduras. Under the terms ...

Honduras fixed line connections plunge another 11%

Published 13 Jun 2017 09:32 CET | Honduras

The number of fixed line connections in Honduras fell a further 10.9 percent year on year to just 442,929 in 2016, reports local daily La Prensa, citing figures from the ...

Benedit named new Tigo Honduras CEO, outlines plans

Published 03 May 2017 09:46 CET | Honduras

Tigo Honduras (Millicom) has announced the appointment of Santiago Benedit as its new CEO, replacing outgoing Otto Pineda. The new CEO told local daily La Prensa that the ...

Hondutel profits plunge to HNL 10.5 mln in Q1

Published 27 Apr 2017 11:14 CET | Honduras

Honduran state-owned operator Hondutel posted net profits of HNL 10.5 million in the first quarter of the year, compared to HNL 68.5 million a year earlier, reports local ...

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 ...

Honduras preparing tender for fourth mobile licence

Published 22 Nov 2016 11:42 CET | Honduras

Honduras has begun preparing a tender to attract the country's fourth mobile operator, reports local daily El Heraldo, citing Ebal Diaz, president of telecom regulator ...

Honduras dropped-call compensation costs EUR 14 mln/yr

Published 17 Aug 2016 16:15 CET | Honduras

The regulatory requirement to compensate mobile users automatically for dropped calls is costing operators in Honduras EUR 14-19 million annually, the El Heraldo daily ...