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Nearly 3 in 4 Uruguayan fixed broadband accesses via fibre

Published 30 Mar 2020 14:22 CET | Uruguay

Nearly three-quarters of Uruguayan fixed broadband subscribers (75%) accessed the internet using fibre-optic networks at the end of June 2019, according to the latest update ...

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. ...

Uruguay raises USD 65 mln in 1.8GHz, 2.6GHz and AWS spectrum auction

Published 17 Dec 2019 13:59 CET | Uruguay

Uruguayan communications regulator Ursec has raised over USD 65 million in a tender for spectrum in the 1.8GHz, 2.6GHz and AWS (1.7GHz to 2.1GHz) bands, reports local daily ...

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 ...

Tarakdjian to take over as Telefonica Argentina CEO next year

Published 04 Nov 2019 10:19 CET | Argentina, Uruguay

Telefonica Argentina has announced that current Telefonica Uruguay chief executive Marcelo Tarakdjian will take over as its CEO starting 01 February 2020. Tarakdjian has held ...

Uruguay's TCC to deploy 3SS Android TV software

Published 01 Nov 2019 13:54 CET | Uruguay

TV software specialist 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has announced a contract to provide its 3Ready Android TV technology to Uruguayan cable TV company TCC. Under the terms of the ...

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 ...

Cablevision inks deal to offer Flow TV via Antel's FTTH network

Published 07 Oct 2019 16:00 CET | Uruguay

Argentinian pay-TV and broadband company Cablevision has reached a deal with Antel to offer its Flow 'TV Everywhere' platform via the latter's FTTH network throughout ...

Over 7 in 10 Uruguayan fixed line users access internet via fibre

Published 02 Oct 2019 12:05 CET | Uruguay

Well over 7 in 10 Uruguayan fixed broadband subscribers (72%) accessed the internet using fibre-optic networks at the end of 2018, according to the latest update from ...

Uruguay's Montecable updates pay-TV service with Nagra cloud OTT platform

Published 16 Sep 2019 09:47 CET | Uruguay

Nagra said it rolled out the service in partnership with Uruguayan content distribution technology specialist Bold MSS, adding that the deal marks the first cloud deployment ...

Uruguay secures USD 8 mln IDB cybersecurity loan

Published 23 Aug 2019 11:05 CET | Uruguay

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has confirmed the approval of a USD 8 million loan designed to strengthen Uruguay's capacity to prevent, detect and respond to cyber ...

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 ...

DirecTV Go launches as standalone OTT service in Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay

Published 09 Aug 2019 09:28 CET | Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay

AT&T-owned satellite TV provider DirecTV has announced the official launch of its OTT platform DirecTV Go as a standalone subscription service in Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay ...

Uruguay tops 1 million online homes

Published 30 Jul 2019 12:00 CET | Uruguay

There are now over 1 million Uruguayan households with access to the internet, reports local daily El Pais, citing Andres Tolosa, the CEO of state-owned operator Antel. The ...

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 ...

Google to extend Brazil-Uruguay subsea cable to Argentina

Published 01 Jul 2019 11:17 CET | Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay

Google Argentina announced that the Tannat trans-Atlantic undersea cable connecting Brazil and Uruguay will be extended from Maldonado in Uruguay to the nearby coastal city ...

DirecTV Go OTT service available in four more LatAm countries

Published 26 Jun 2019 11:18 CET | Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay

AT&T-owned satellite TV provider DirecTV has extended the availability of its OTT platform DirecTV Go to Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay following last year's commercial ...

Uruguay targeting 100% FTTH coverage by March

Published 04 Jun 2019 11:54 CET | Uruguay

Uruguay's government has announced that the country is on target to reach universal fibre-optic network coverage by the end of its administration in March 2020. The FTTH ...

Uruguay updates 2020 digital agenda, to create national IT R&D centre

Published 20 May 2019 10:57 CET | Uruguay

Uruguay's electronic government and information agency Agesic has marked World Information Society Day by announcing a new update to its Digital 2020 Agenda to digitally ...

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 ...

Antel, Nokia complete first LatAm 5G call on a commercial network

Published 10 Apr 2019 15:37 CET | Uruguay

Uruguayan state-owned operator Antel has made the first 5G call in Latin America in collaboration with Nokia after successfully completing the installation of a 5G commercial ...

Telefonica, Ericsson ink new network operations deal

Published 27 Feb 2019 09:06 CET | Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Ericsson and Telefonica have signed a new four-to-six-year managed services agreement for AI-powered network operations in the UK, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. Under ...

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 ...