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Peruvian fixed data traffic up a third since start of lockdown

Published 23 Mar 2020 12:22 CET | Peru

Peruvian telecommunications regulator Osiptel announced that Peruvians are already using far more fixed and mobile data just a week after the country announced a lockdown due ...

Peru blocks telecom contract terminations, suspends portability

Published 19 Mar 2020 11:54 CET | Peru

Peruvian telecommunications regulator Osiptel has announced a number of extraordinary measures following the government's decision to impose a coronavirus lockdown. In a ...

Telefonica Peru offering free channels during lockdown

Published 18 Mar 2020 12:17 CET | Peru

Telefonica Peru announced that all Movistar TV customers will be able to access a number of entertainment and news channels for free following the government's decision to ...

Peru fines operators PEN 1.66 mln for itinerant sales of SIM cards

Published 16 Mar 2020 11:56 CET | Peru

Peruvian telecom services regulator Osiptel has fined four of the country's operators a total of PEN 1.66 billion for issues relating to the itinerant sale of SIM cards by ...

Telefonica Peru cuts carbon emissions by a third in 2019

Published 09 Mar 2020 12:08 CET | Peru

Telefonica Peru announced that it reduced carbon emissions by 33 percent in 2019 thanks to its growing use of renewable energy. The company said it used over 79 million kWh ...

Parallel Wireless helping IpT Peru carry out world's largest OpenRAN deployment

Published 03 Mar 2020 09:22 CET | Peru

Parallel Wireless has been awarded a contract by Internet para Todos Peru (IpT Peru) to carry out what it describes as the world's largest OpenRAN deployment. The US company ...

TV Azteca revenue up 16% in Q4, returns to full-year growth

Published 27 Feb 2020 12:09 CET | Mexico, Peru

Mexican broadcaster and content producer TV Azteca reported a 16 percent rise in revenue to MXN 4.08 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019, attributed to a surge in domestic ...

Andean Community countries to slash roaming charges by 90% this year

Published 24 Feb 2020 14:42 CET | Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Peru's telecommunications regulator Osiptel announced that Andean community (CAN) member states have agreed to cut international roaming rates in voice and data ...

Telefonica Peru Q4 revenues down 8% on regulatory impact, competition

Published 20 Feb 2020 11:19 CET | Peru

Telefonica's Peruvian unit (Telefonica del Peru) reported a year on year organic revenue decline of 7.8 percent to EUR 501 million in the fourth quarter, attributed to ...

Peru watchdog orders Telefonica to halt fixed internet price hike

Published 17 Feb 2020 11:45 CET | Peru

Peru's telecommunications regulator Osiptel has ordered Telefonica del Peru to halt a recent increase in the price of its fixed internet and convergent plans and reimburse ...

Claro Peru revenues up 4% in Q4 on equipment surge

Published 13 Feb 2020 10:22 CET | Peru

Claro Peru's revenues accelerated to a 4.1 percent year on year rise in the fourth quarter of 2019 after returning to growth in Q3, helped by a 34.1 percent surge in ...

Peru updates AWS-3 and 2.3GHz tender conditions

Published 11 Feb 2020 11:47 CET | Peru

Peru's communications ministry (MTC) has released updated plans to auction 4G and 5G-ready frequencies in the AWS-3 (1,750-1,780MHz and 2,150-2,180MHz) and 2.3GHz ...

Telefonica and Claro fined PEN 38 mln for Peru mobile network breaches

Published 10 Feb 2020 12:01 CET | Peru

Peruvian telecommunications services regulator Osiptel has fined Telefonica del Peru (Movistar) and America Movil (Claro) a total of nearly PEN 37 million for breaches of ...

Movistar posts highest Peru fixed download speed with 30.7 Mbps

Published 03 Feb 2020 16:05 CET | Peru

Movistar (Telefonica) gain achieved the fastest fixed internet download speeds in Peru between January and December 2019, according to nearly 300,000 tests conducted by ...

Peru amends broadband regime to boost fibre-optic backbone

Published 28 Jan 2020 14:39 CET | Peru

Peru's communications ministry (MTC) has issued a decree approving amendments to the country's broadband law in an attempt to revitalise the country's Fibre Optic Backbone ...

Azteca asks to pull out of Peru fibre backbone project

Published 03 Jan 2020 11:40 CET | Peru

Mexico's Azteca Comunicaciones has requested to exit from its participation in Peru's Fibre Optic Backbone Network (RDFO), a project it launched with the government back in ...

Peru to block 'unregistered' phones by April 2020

Published 24 Dec 2019 11:00 CET | Peru

Peruvian telecom services regulator Osiptel announced that it will permanently block all mobile phones that aren't registered with mobile industry association GSMA by 05 ...

Entel sells 3,242 Chile and Peru antennas to American Tower for USD 772 mln

Published 23 Dec 2019 10:53 CET | Chile, Peru

Chilean operator Entel has sold 3,242 of its towers in Chile and Peru to American Tower for a total of USD 772 million, reports La Tercera, citing a statement filed with ...

DirecTV to appeal against Peru pay-TV fine

Published 17 Dec 2019 11:22 CET | Peru

AT&T's pay-TV unit DirecTV announced its intention to appeal against a recent fine imposed by Peruvian telecom services regulator Osiptel for anti-competitive practices ...

Huawei launches cloud service in Peru

Published 16 Dec 2019 11:48 CET | Peru

Huawei has officially launched its cloud service in Peru, the fourth Latin America country to receive the service after Chile, Mexico and Brazil. Huawei Cloud is designed to ...

Telefonica's 'Peru Smart Agro 4.0' project boosts productivity by up to 77%

Published 05 Dec 2019 12:06 CET | Peru

Telefonica announced that the 'Peru Smart Agro 4.0' project carried out in collaboration with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has surpassed its objectives a ...

DirecTV, Latina fined PEN 7 mln for anti-competitive conduct in Peru

Published 05 Dec 2019 11:47 CET | Peru

Peruvian telecom services regulator Osiptel has fined the broadcasters DirecTV and Latinoamericana de Radiodifusion (Latina) a total of PEN 6.9 million for anti-competitive ...

Peru to ban itinerant sales of SIM cards

Published 28 Nov 2019 12:00 CET | Peru

Peruvian telecom services regulator Osiptel has given the country's operators 10 working days to cease itinerant sales of SIM cards by local merchants. The watchdog said ...

Telefonica pays out EUR 59 mln in Peru tax dispute

Published 28 Nov 2019 09:59 CET | Peru

Telefonica Peru has complied with a ruling handed down earlier this year by Peru's Supreme Court and paid out PEN 218 million (around EUR 59 million) to government agency ...

Mediapro awarded host broadcaster contract at Copa Libertadores final

Published 22 Nov 2019 12:10 CET | Latin America, Peru

Spanish broadcaster and sports rights broker Mediapro has reached an agreement with the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) to be host broadcaster at the 2019 ...

 

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