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Telecom Argentina 9M revenues down 10%, hits 19 mln mobile customers

Published 08 Nov 2019 11:13 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Telecom Argentina reported consolidated revenues down 10.2 percent year-on-year to ARS 159.7 billion after adjusting for inflation. However, the company was keen to highlight ...

Claro Argentina revenues down 8% to ARS 22 bln in Q3

Published 16 Oct 2019 12:01 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

America Movil reported third-quarter revenues down 7.9 percent year on year to ARS 22.3 billion in Argentina on a constant peso basis adjusted for inflation. The company said ...

Vox consortium awarded latest Paraguayan digital divide project

Published 14 Oct 2019 12:20 CET | Paraguay

Paraguayan telecommunications watchdog Conatel announced that the Vox Ingenieria consortium made up of Hola Paraguay and Lecsa Lex Ingenieria has been awarded a PGY 25 ...

Duarte Dure named president of Paraguay's Conatel

Published 03 Sep 2019 10:53 CET | Paraguay

Paraguayan telecommunications watchdog Conatel has announced the appointment of Juan Carlos Duarte Dure as its new president, replacing Andres Manuel Gubetich who has become ...

Paraguay allocates USD 4 mln in grants to digital divide projects

Published 28 Aug 2019 11:36 CET | Paraguay

Paraguayan telecommunications watchdog Conatel has announced a new tender that allocates a total of PGY 25 billion (around USD 4 miliion) in public funds to bringing ...

Paraguay's analogue blackout delayed to end-2021

Published 22 Aug 2019 10:02 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay will finally switch off its analogue signal on 31 December 2021, one year later than originally planned, reports ABC Cardinal, citing National Telecommunications ...

Telecom Argentina H1 revenues fall 11.5%, grows customer base in Q2

Published 14 Aug 2019 11:06 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Telecom Argentina reported first-half revenues down 11.5 percent year-on-year to ARS 94.8 billion after adjusting for inflation. The company said it managed to increase ...

Mercosur countries sign deal to end roaming charges

Published 18 Jul 2019 09:51 CET | Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay

The Mercosur countries have signed a formal agreement to eliminate roaming charges across the member countries. The agreement was signed at the latest meeting in Santa Fe, ...

Claro Mercosur revenues up 49% in Q2, led by fixed market growth

Published 17 Jul 2019 15:19 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

America Movil reported second-quarter revenues up 48.8 percent year-on-year in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, driven in part by inflation in Argentina. The company said its ...

Tigo tops Paraguay fixed network speed ranking with 16 Mbps

Published 02 Jul 2019 11:41 CET | Paraguay

Tigo (Millicom) posted the fastest fixed internet download speeds in Paraguay between January and December 2018, according to over 43,000 tests conducted by nPerf. The ...

Tigo Paraguay adds Amazon Prime to postpay offer

Published 27 Jun 2019 11:18 CET | Paraguay

Tigo Paraguay has followed other Millicom subsidiaries and launched an Amazon Prime Video promotion for its postpay customers. Under the terms of the offer, Tigo customers on ...

Mediapro secures rights to air Paraguayan World Cup qualifiers

Published 13 Jun 2019 11:41 CET | Paraguay

Spanish broadcaster and sports rights broker Mediapro has acquired international rights to air the Paraguayan national football team's qualifying matches for the 2022 Qatar ...

Paraguay home internet penetration up 7% to over 50%

Published 11 Jun 2019 11:36 CET | Paraguay

The number of Paraguayan households with internet access increased by over 7 percentage points to 50.5 percent in 2018, reports Telesemana, citing data from a survey ...

Paraguay launches SME digitisation drive with Google backing

Published 30 May 2019 11:24 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay's industry ministry MIC announced that local SMEs will be able to sign up to a digital transformation platform offered by Google via Silicon Valley firm Kolau ...

Bolivia looking to offer satellite capacity to Paraguay

Published 21 May 2019 10:44 CET | Bolivia, Paraguay

Bolivia is finalising a deal to offer neighbouring Paraguay capacity on its Tupac Katari satellite, reports Prensa Latina, citing Bolivian minister of public works Oscar ...

Telecom Argentina-Cablevision Q1 revenues down 9% to ARS 44 bln

Published 10 May 2019 11:26 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Telecom Argentina and cable TV provider Cablevision reported consolidated first-quarter revenues of ARS 44.3 billion, down 9.0 percent year on year on an inflation-adjusted ...

Claro Mercosur sales surge 43% on 105,000 net adds in Q1

Published 30 Apr 2019 13:43 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

America Movil reported first-quarter revenues up 43.3 year on year in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, an improvement on rises of 36.9 percent, 33.2 percent and 28.7 percent ...

Millicom's Paraguay unit issues USD 300 mln in senior notes

Published 09 Apr 2019 09:11 CET | Latin America, Paraguay

Luxembourg-based Millicom has announced that its Telefonica Celular del Paraguay subsidiary issued USD 300 million of its 5.875 percent senior unsecured notes due 2027 and ...

Tigo One TV service launches in Paraguay

Published 05 Mar 2019 15:01 CET | Paraguay

Tigo Paraguay (Millicom) has announced the launch of the OneTV platform combining linear pay-TV and over-the-top (OTT) services. The offering will initially be available in ...

Claro Mercosur sales up 37% on 137,000 net adds in Q4

Published 13 Feb 2019 11:05 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

America Movil reported fourth-quarter revenues up 36.9 percent year on year in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, an improvement on rises of 33.2 percent and 28.7 percent in ...

Paraguay delays analogue switchoff to 2021

Published 22 Jan 2019 11:03 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay has decided to push back its analogue switchoff from 2020 to 2021, reports La Nacion, citing National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) head Andres Gubetich. ...

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 ...

Tigo Paraguay first GSMA-certified mobile money provider in LatAm

Published 05 Dec 2018 16:02 CET | Paraguay

The GSMA announced at the 'Mobile 360 – Latin America' conference in Buenos Aires that Tigo Money Paraguay has become the first provider in the region to achieve GSMA Mobile ...

Telecom Argentina-Cablevision 9-mth revenues up 29% to ARS 99.5 bln

Published 08 Nov 2018 09:20 CET | Argentina, Paraguay

Telecom Argentina and cable TV provider Cablevision reported consolidated revenues of ARS 99.5 billion in the 9 months to end September, up 29.3 percent year on year ...

Paraguay creates single ICT 'super ministry'

Published 26 Oct 2018 10:24 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay's new president Mario Abdo Benitez has approved a bill to create an ICT super ministry by merging communications ministry Sicom with ICT ministry Senatics. The new ...