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Millicom closes acquisition of Telefonica's Nicaragua unit

Published 16 May 2019 15:40 CET | Nicaragua

Luxembourg-based Millicom has closed the acquisition of Telefonica's Nicaragua unit around 3 months after first announcing the deal. Telefonia Celular de Nicaragua is the ...

Flexenclosure completes new Tigo Business data centre in Nicaragua

Published 25 Apr 2019 10:06 CET | Nicaragua

Sweden-based prefabricated data centre provider Flexenclosure has announced the completion of a new eCentre facility for Millicom's Tigo Business unit in Nicaragua. The plant ...

Millicom to build 6 new LatAm data centres in 2019

Published 27 Mar 2019 09:16 CET | Latin America, Nicaragua

Millicom has announced the opening of a new data centre in Nicaragua, bringing the total number of data centre facilities it owns in Latin America to 10. It also confirmed ...

Millicom acquires Telefonica's Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua units for USD 1.65 bln

Published 21 Feb 2019 08:56 CET | Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama

Millicom has announced an agreement to acquire Telefonica's mobile telecommunications assets in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua for a total of USD 1.65 billion in cash. The ...

Uniti sells LatAm tower unit to Phoenix for USD 100 mln

Published 20 Feb 2019 09:05 CET | Colombia, Latin America, Mexico, Nicaragua

Uniti Group, formerly Communications Sales & Leasing (CS&L), has announced an agreement to sell its Uniti Towers' business in Latin America to an entity controlled by Phoenix ...

Tigo Nicaragua launches first consumer broadband plans

Published 17 Oct 2018 15:19 CET | Nicaragua

Tigo Nicaragua (Millicom) has launched its first residential internet packages around 10 years after acquiring local cable operator Amnet. The plans use the company's HFC ...

Claro Nicaragua launches 2-hour unlimited data prepay bundles

Published 06 Jul 2018 11:21 CET | Nicaragua

Claro Nicaragua (America Movil) has launched a series of prepay and postpay data bundles for heavy data users, reports Telesemana. The offers include a prepay bundle costing ...

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 ...

IoT provider Pod Group opens Mexico and Nicaragua offices

Published 02 May 2018 15:30 CET | Central America, Mexico, Nicaragua

UK-based IoT provider Pod Group has announced its expansion into Central America with the opening of two new offices in Leon (Mexico) and Managua (Nicaragua). The company ...

Nicaragua to begin DTT test transmissions this month

Published 12 Mar 2018 10:50 CET | Nicaragua

Nicaragua will finally run its first test of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) on 21 March, reports local daily El Nuevo Diario, citing the country's vice president ...

Nicaraguan LTE users up 62% to 170,000 in 2017

Published 30 Jan 2018 11:51 CET | Nicaragua

Nicaraguan 4G-LTE connections increased to 170,000 at the end of 2017, up 62 percent compared to 105,000 in 2016, reports local daily El Nuevo Diario, citing Nicaraguan ...

Movistar expands 4G network to a third of Nicaragua's cities

Published 25 Jan 2018 10:19 CET | Nicaragua

Movistar Nicaragua (Telefonica) has activated 4G services in 50 cities throughout the country after adding Ciudad Dario, Potosi, Boaco, Juigalpa, el Rama, Penas Blancas, ...

Nicaragua preparing to update 1995 telecom act

Published 17 Jan 2018 13:39 CET | Nicaragua

Nicaraguan communications regulator Telcor is preparing to update the country's 1995 General Law of Telecommunications this year, reports local daily La Prensa. A consultant ...

Nickelodeon's Noggin added to Claro Video in Uruguay

Published 10 Jan 2018 11:13 CET | Nicaragua

Nickelodeon's video-subscription service Noggin is now available on Claro Video's OTT platform in Uruguay, reports NexTV LatAm. The service offers games and videos for ...

Telefonica launches Movistar TV in Nicaragua

Published 12 May 2017 10:46 CET | Nicaragua

Telefonica announced the launch of its satellite-based Movistar TV service in Nicaragua. The basic service comes with 54 SD channels and 15 HD channels for USD 17 (plus VAT) ...

Nicaragua operators call for state subsidy for smartphones

Published 16 Jan 2017 12:17 CET | Nicaragua

Telecom operators in Nicaragua have called for the government to subsidise the price of user equipment in order to increase internet penetration in the country. Only 19 ...

Nicaragua to roll out 3,600 km of fibre by 2018

Published 18 Nov 2016 11:15 CET | Nicaragua

Nicaragua's telecommunications sector regulator Telcor has announced a plan to roll out 3,600 km of fibre optic cable with a view to bringing the technology to communities ...

Nicaragua activates 90 free Wi-Fi zones in squares and parks

Published 06 Sep 2016 11:46 CET | Nicaragua

The Nicaraguan government and state-owned utility Enatrel have opened a total of 90 free Wi-Fi zones in public squares and parks throughout the country as part of the 'Wi-Fi ...

Movistar Nicaragua extends 4G network to four more cities

Published 14 Jun 2016 09:53 CET | Nicaragua

Movistar Nicaragua (Telefonica) has activated 4G services in the cities of Leon, Chinandega, Masaya and Granada, reports local daily El Nuevo Diario. The operator, which ...

CooTel introduces several mobile internet packages

Published 01 Jun 2016 14:32 CET | Nicaragua

Nicaraguan operator CooTel said customers can now purchase a data package and use it as a Hotspot. Each mobile phone has the ability to transmit internet via wireless for up ...

CooTel launches new business plans for SMEs

Published 27 May 2016 11:11 CET | Nicaragua

Nicaraguan operator CooTel has launched new business plans aimed at SMEs, providing multiple telephone and internet lines at competitive prices and free use of equipment. The ...

Russia plans Glonass stations in CIS states, Nicaragua

Published 25 May 2016 16:51 CET | Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Nicaragua, Russian Federation

Terrestrial stations of the Russian Glonass navigation system will be deployed in Armenia, Belarus, Kazakshtan and Nicaragua, reports Profit.kz citing Sergey Savelyev, the ...

Xinwei launches operations in Nicaragua

Published 02 May 2016 14:56 CET | Nicaragua

Chinese telecommunications company Xinwei has launched operations in Managua, reports El Nuevo Diario. The company operates under the brand name CooTel and will offer fixed ...

Nicaragua introduces new e-payment system

Published 26 Apr 2016 17:16 CET | Nicaragua

The Central Bank of Nicaragua announced the start of operations of a new electronic payment system, by which citizens can make transfers from one bank to another from their ...

Nicaragua ends 2015 with 7.26 mln mobile users

Published 28 Mar 2016 15:10 CET | Nicaragua

The number of mobile telephony users in Nicaragua has increased from 1.62 million in 2006 to 7.26 million in 2015, representing growth of 350 percent, according to the annual ...