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Claro introduces free VoD service in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay

Published 04 Aug 2020 09:25 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Mobile operator Claro has launched a new streaming video platform for customers in Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina. The free VoD service is available on any connected device, ...

Tigo Paraguay inks USD 55 mln football rights deal

Published 29 Jul 2020 12:20 CET | Paraguay

Tigo (Millicom) has announced an extension of its rights deal to air the games of Paraguay's top-tier APF division until 2023. The USD 54.9 million agreement comes just a few ...

Argentina's Cablevision extends BBC Studios deal

Published 27 Jul 2020 10:08 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Argentinian pay-TV and broadband company Cablevision has extended its existing deal with BBC Studios to offer over 200 hours of content to Cablevision Flow subscribers in ...

Tigo, Personal to provide 5,400 lines to Paraguayan public bodies

Published 30 Jun 2020 12:06 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay's ICT ministry MITIC confirmed that Tigo (Millicom) and Personal (Telecom Argentina) will provide 5,400 lines to numerous public institutions throughout the country ...

Paraguay to build USD 7 mln fibre interconnection via Brazil

Published 11 Jun 2020 12:10 CET | Brazil, Paraguay

Paraguay's ICT ministry MITIC announced plans to build a fibre-optic network running from the landlocked country to Brazil's Atlantic coast requiring a total investment of ...

Paraguay completes first stage of national fibre-optic network

Published 04 Jun 2020 11:37 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay's ICT ministry MITIC announced that it finalised the first stage of the country's National Fibre-Optic Network (RNFO) with the installation and activation of a total ...

Paraguay postpones OTT taxes until 2021

Published 25 May 2020 12:30 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay has postponed plans to start levying taxes on over-the-top (OTT) digital services until 2021 due to the Covid-19 health crisis, reports local daily ABC, citing the ...

Personal Paraguay expands FTTH service to 4 new cities

Published 18 May 2020 10:33 CET | Paraguay

Personal Paraguay (Telecom Argentina) has expanded its FTTH network to districts in 5 new cities around 2 years after launching the service, reports local daily La Nacion. ...

Paraguay to activate 11 more free Wi-Fi hotspots next month

Published 15 May 2020 11:00 CET | Paraguay

The Paraguayan government intends to activate 11 new Wi-Fi hotspots in underserved areas as part of efforts by the country's ICT ministry Mitic to boost digital access during ...

Telecom Argentina posts revenues of ARS 237 bln in 2019, adds 700,000 mobile clients

Published 10 Mar 2020 10:41 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Telecom Argentina reported consolidated revenues of ARS 237.0 billion in 2019, down 8.3 percent year-on-year after adjusting for inflation of 53.8 percent in December. ...

Mediapro awarded Paraguay football VAR contract

Published 19 Feb 2020 11:50 CET | Paraguay

Spanish broadcaster and sports rights broker Mediapro has announced a contract to provide video assistant refereeing services for the Paraguayan top-tier APF division over ...

Millicom's Paraguay unit prices USD 250 mln in senior notes

Published 22 Jan 2020 08:54 CET | Paraguay

Luxembourg-based Millicom has announced the pricing of USD 250 million in senior unsecured notes issued by its Telefonica Celular del Paraguay subsidiary. The new notes due ...

Paraguay to begin taxing OTT services this year

Published 09 Jan 2020 11:42 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay is set to begin levying taxes on over-the-top (OTT) digital services such as Netflix, Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Prime and YouTube Premium as early as March, reports ...

Paraguay's Copaco to absorb mobile operator Vox

Published 08 Jan 2020 11:55 CET | Paraguay

Paraguayan state-controlled operator Copaco will complete the merger by absorption of its mobile operator Vox next month, reports local daily ABC, citing the head of the ...

Paraguay to complete national fibre-optic network next month

Published 08 Jan 2020 11:31 CET | Paraguay

Paraguay's ICT ministry MITIC has announced that it expects to conclude work on the country's National Fibre-Optic Network (RNFO) next month. In a short statement, the ...

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 ...