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Sigfox enters Puerto Rico market with Phoenix Fund backing

Published 26 Jun 2020 10:43 CET | Puerto Rico

IoT service provider Sigfox announced that local private equity company The Phoenix Fund has teamed up with Sigfox USA to launch its platform on the island of Puerto Rico. ...

Viasat partners MetTel to bring connectivity to more US businesses

Published 18 Jun 2020 15:15 CET | Mexico, Puerto Rico, United States

Viasat announced its business satellite internet service will be offered through MetTel, a digital transformation and communications specialist. The satellite internet ...

FCC approves USD 238 mln Puerto Rico and USVI mobile broadband funding

Published 16 Jun 2020 11:00 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The Federal Communications Commission has approved USD 237.9 million in funding over three years to expand, improve and harden mobile broadband networks in Puerto Rico and ...

Liberty Puerto Rico issues USD 90 mln senior notes to fund AT&T deal

Published 27 May 2020 11:30 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Liberty Latin America announced that its Liberty Puerto Rico subsidiary successfully issued USD 90 million in senior secured notes to fund the deal to acquire AT&T's ...

FCC grants AT&T temporary spectrum access for Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands during Covid-19 pandemic

Published 27 Mar 2020 11:20 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau granted Special Temporary Authority to AT&T to use additional spectrum to serve Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands during the ...

T-Mobile lands naming rights for Puerto Rico entertainment complex

Published 03 Mar 2020 15:22 CET | Puerto Rico

T-Mobile has secured exclusive naming rights for a massive new entertainment complex in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Opening in April 2020, Distrito T-Mobile is a ...

Aeronet launches pilot of Terragraph FWA technology in Puerto Rico

Published 18 Feb 2020 13:59 CET | Puerto Rico

Business-focused Puerto Rican ISP Aeronet has become the latest operator to launch a trial of Facebook's Terragraph technology on the 60GHz band. The service promises gigabit ...

FCC starts allocating USD 691 mln Puerto Rico and USVI fixed broadband funding

Published 06 Feb 2020 11:29 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The Federal Communications Commission has established the procedures for its investment of up to USD 691.2 million over the next 10 years to support the deployment of ...

CWA union slams sale of AT&T units to Liberty Latin America

Published 23 Jan 2020 11:04 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union has called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject the sale of AT&T Mobility operations in Puerto Rico and ...

Over 3% of Puerto Rico base stations still out of order following quakes

Published 13 Jan 2020 11:39 CET | Puerto Rico

A total of 3.1 percent of Puerto Rico's base stations are still out of order following a series of earthquakes that caused extensive damage and power outages on the island, ...

AeroNet picks Siae Microelettronica radio equipment for Puerto Rico network

Published 20 Dec 2019 12:02 CET | Puerto Rico

Italian wireless communications group Siae Microelettronica announced a contract to provide microwave radio equipment to Puerto Rican business-oriented ISP AeroNet. Siae said ...

T-Mobile activates Puerto Rico 5G network

Published 12 Dec 2019 15:20 CET | Puerto Rico

T-Mobile Puerto Rico has activated a 5G network over the 600 MHz band in certain parts of the US territory. "Just over two years after the destruction of Hurricane Maria, ...

AT&T sells Puerto Rico, USVI assets to Liberty Latin America for USD 1.95 bln

Published 09 Oct 2019 16:46 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

AT&T has agreed to sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands to Liberty Latin America for USD 1.95 billion in cash, confirming earlier reports. In a ...

FCC approves USD 950 mln funding to boost Puerto Rico and USVI broadband

Published 27 Sep 2019 10:15 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The Federal Communications Commission has approved USD 950 million in funds to help local operators in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands "improve, expand, and harden" ...

Viasat allows Master Agents to sell business internet in Mexico, Puerto Rico, USVI

Published 17 Sep 2019 11:07 CET | Mexico, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Viasat said key telecom Master Agents can now competitively sell its business internet in Mexico, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands as either a primary or secondary ...

FCC to offer USD 950 mln for Puerto Rico and USVI broadband

Published 05 Sep 2019 10:16 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai has proposed allocating USD 950 million in funds to help local operators in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands improve ...

T-Mobile US completes 600 MHz LTE roll-out in Puerto Rico

Published 15 Aug 2019 12:46 CET | Puerto Rico

T-Mobile US has completed its roll-out of LTE services in the 600 MHz band in Puerto Rico to all 78 municipalities, following the launch of services on the island of Vieques. ...

AT&T ratifies contract with CWA workers in Puerto-Rico

Published 12 Jul 2019 12:06 CET | Puerto Rico, United States

AT&T workers in Puerto Rico who are members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) ratified a four-year agreement with AT&T that covers 900 workers. The deal provides ...

RTVE's 24-hour news channel available on FTA in Puerto Rico

Published 08 Jul 2019 14:26 CET | Puerto Rico

Spanish state broadcaster RTVE announced that its 24-hour news channel Canal 24 is now available on free-to-air in Puerto Rico. The rolling news, debates, live broadcasts and ...

Life Wireless switches to Claro network in Puerto Rico

Published 24 Jun 2019 13:45 CET | Puerto Rico

US regional operator Life Wireless said it migrated its Puerto Rican network from AT&T to Claro (America Movil) on 19 June. The company has been present in Puerto Rico since ...

AT&T Puerto Rico investment up 27% to USD 350 mln between 2016 and 2018

Published 19 Jun 2019 14:15 CET | Puerto Rico

AT&T announced that it invested nearly USD 350 million in its Puerto Rico mobile and fixed line networks during 2016-2018, up 27 percent on its previous 3-year investment. In ...

YouTube secures 13 MLB games package with exclusive rights in US, Canada

Published 01 May 2019 16:31 CET | Canada, Puerto Rico, United States, World

YouTube entered into a deal with Major League Baseball (MLB) to live-stream 13 games during the 2019 season worldwide, according to online publication Variety.com. The games ...

NBC Universal blocks Liberty Puerto Rico access to Telemundo

Published 08 Apr 2019 11:35 CET | Puerto Rico

Liberty Puerto Rico announced that NBCUniversal has begun blocking access to Telemundo and NBC Puerto Rico after the company failed to renew its carriage deal following a ...

Viasat, Expedition offer satellite broadband to businesses in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Published 05 Apr 2019 13:42 CET | Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Viasat and Expedition Communications entered a partnership to deliver satellite broadband to businesses and government agencies across Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. ...

Puerto Rico to invest USD 1 mln in IoT smart lab

Published 13 Mar 2019 12:18 CET | Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's governor announced that construction of a new internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) lab is underway in the northeastern city of Bayamon. The ...