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Brazilian elected to head Latam operators association

Published 15 May 2019 12:37 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

The director of the Brazilian Association of Internet Providers (ABRINT), Basilio Perez has been elected the first president of the newly created LAC-ISP (Federation of ...

Telefonica organic revenue growth improves to 3.8% in Q1

Published 10 May 2019 09:46 CET | Latin America, Spain

Telefonica reported organic revenue growth improving to 3.8 percent in the first quarter, led by the UK and South America as well as continued growth in its home market ...

Telxius connects to phoenixNAP data centre

Published 09 May 2019 10:50 CET | Latin America, Spain, United States

US cloud service provider phoenixNAP has announced that Telefonica's infrastructure subsidiary Telxius will shortly be establishing a presence at its flagship data centre in ...

Millicom prices inaugural SEK 2 bln sustainability bond

Published 09 May 2019 08:50 CET | Latin America, World

Luxembourg-based Millicom has announced the successful pricing of a SEK 2 billion senior unsecured sustainability bond under its inaugural Sustainability Bond Framework. The ...

Padro named OpenVault LatAm sales director

Published 08 May 2019 11:54 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

OpenVault has announced the appointment of Max Padro as sales director for Latin America and the Caribbean with a view to strengthening its Americas presence. Padro will be ...

Mediapro adds 7 outside broadcasting units to Chile fleet

Published 08 May 2019 11:46 CET | Chile, Latin America

Spanish broadcaster and sports rights broker Mediapro has announced the addition of 7 new outside broadcasting (OB) units to its Chilean fleet to enhance coverage of the ...

Liberty Latin America revenues up 4% in Q1, adds 73,000 RGUs

Published 08 May 2019 09:30 CET | Caribbean, Central America, Latin America

Liberty Global's Liberty Latin America unit reported revenues of USD 943 million in the first quarter of 2019, up around 4 percent on a rebased basis compared to the ...

Brazil businessman starts industrial IoT solutions company

Published 07 May 2019 15:01 CET | Brazil, Latin America

Brazilian entrepreneur Helio Samora has launched Industrial-IoT Solutions, a new company based in Texas that started operations this month in Brazil and Mexico and plans to ...

MercadoLibre net sales surge 93% to USD 474 mln in Q1

Published 03 May 2019 09:15 CET | Latin America

Latin American e-commerce giant MercadoLibre continued its strong momentum in the first quarter of 2019, reporting net revenues of USD 473.8 million, up 92.9 percent on a ...

Claranet names Portuguese manager to lead Latam expansion

Published 02 May 2019 10:50 CET | Latin America, Portugal, Spain

Claranet Group has appointed Antonio Miguel Ferreira as the new Regional Managing Director for the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America. Until now President and Managing ...

Samsung Galaxy S10+ named best smartphone by Proteste

Published 30 Apr 2019 14:58 CET | Latin America

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ was named "Best of the Test" in an evaluation carried out by Proteste, Latin America's largest consumer protection association. The organization ...

LatAm mobile subs to continue growing 4% YoY to 817 mln by 2023

Published 30 Apr 2019 13:55 CET | Latin America

The Latin America region reached 713 million mobile subscriptions in 2018 and will continue rising at a CAGR of 4.4 percent to reach 816.5 million by 2023, according to a ...

Millicom announces sustainability bond plans

Published 30 Apr 2019 10:42 CET | Latin America, World

Luxembourg-based Millicom has announced the details of its inaugural Sustainability Bond Framework, including both environmental and social investments in energy efficiencies ...

America Movil Q1 results fall on negative forex effects, underlying service revenue up 2.5%

Published 30 Apr 2019 08:16 CET | Latin America

America Movil reported first-quarter revenues down 3.1 percent year-on-year to MXN 246 billion, and EBITDA dropped 5.6 percent to MXN 75 billion. Excluding negative currency ...

Hispamar inaugurates new Amazonas fleet teleport in Serviente

Published 24 Apr 2019 15:51 CET | Brazil, Latin America

Hispamar, the Brazilian subsidiary of Spanish satellite-based telecommunications operator Hispasat, has unveiled a new teleport and satellite control centre in Serviente (Rio ...

AT&T Mexico Q1 revenues down 3% on forex effects, adds 93,000 clients

Published 24 Apr 2019 14:49 CET | Latin America, Mexico

AT&T Mexico reported revenues down 3.0 percent year on year to USD 651 million in the first quarter of 2019 due above all to ongoing foreign exchange effects and a 22 percent ...

Ceragon awarded USD 14 mln LatAm 4G expansion contract

Published 24 Apr 2019 14:20 CET | Latin America

Wireless backhaul equipment provider Ceragon announced a contract with an unnamed a Tier 1 mobile operator in Latin America to expand and densify its 4G network in multiple ...

Millicom revenues up 5% in Q1 on Cable Onda effect

Published 24 Apr 2019 09:42 CET | Africa, Latin America

In Latin America, quarterly EBITDA surged 14.9 percent on a reported basis to USD 591 million, with the EBITDA margin rising by 3.4 percentage points to 41.9 percent and ...

Intelsat 29e satellite lost due to breakdown

Published 19 Apr 2019 09:17 CET | Latin America, North America

Intelsat said it lost its Intelsat 29e spacecraft due to a malfunction previously disclosed on 10 April. A failure review board has been convened with the satellite's ...

Samsung adds HBO Go to smart TVs in Latin America

Published 17 Apr 2019 12:18 CET | Caribbean, Latin America

Samsung announced that customers in Latin America and the Caribbean islands using its smart TVs can now access HBO Go directly from the TV. The HBO Go app in the region ...

Telefonica premieres Chilean series 'Mary & Mike' on Movistar Play

Published 16 Apr 2019 09:36 CET | Latin America

Telefonica announced the premiere of the series 'Mary & Mike' on its Movistar Series platform in Chile, as part of its expansion in to original content in Latin America. The ...

Facebook to air 46 Copa Libertadores matches on Watch

Published 12 Apr 2019 15:24 CET | Latin America

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and Facebook have expanded their recent deal to air games from the 2019-2022 Copa Libertadores football tournaments on ...

Intelsat 29e service outage affecting wireless operators

Published 11 Apr 2019 09:08 CET | Caribbean, Latin America, North America

Intelsat reported an ongoing service outage on its Intelsat 29e satellite due to a damaged propulsion system. The damage caused a propellant leak on 07 April, resulting in a ...

America Movil shareholders back MXN 3 bln share buybacks

Published 10 Apr 2019 09:35 CET | Latin America

America Movil announced that its shareholders approved the board's proposal to allocate MXN 3 billion to its share buyback programme between April 2019 and April 2020 after ...

Intelsat, Aldea reach global peering deal

Published 09 Apr 2019 10:02 CET | Latin America, World

Satellite provider Intelsat and content distribution specialist Aldea Solutions have signed a new peering deal to expand satellite and fibre video contribution and ...

 

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