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Claro Uruguay begins 5G network trials

Published 10 Jun 2021 11:50 CET | Uruguay

America Movil's Claro Uruguay unit said it has kicked off the first trials of 5G technology in the country after receiving the go-ahead from communications watchdog Ursec. ...

Uruguay delays introduction of MNP following administrator issues

Published 17 May 2021 13:48 CET | Uruguay

Uruguay's communications regulator Ursec said it has postponed the introduction of a mobile number portability (MNP) process in the country after the procedure to appoint a ...

Argentina's Gruppo Olmos in talks to acquire Movistar Uruguay

Published 13 May 2021 13:47 CET | Uruguay

Argentinian holding company Grupo Olmos, owner of the pay-TV channel Cronica TV, is in talks to acquire of Telefonica's Uruguayan subsidiary and has hired former Telefonica ...

TCC Uruguay debuts Android TV service powered by SDMC and 3SS

Published 06 May 2021 12:03 CET | Uruguay

Uruguayan cable and OTT TV service provider TCC has launched a new Android TV cable and OTT multiscreen project that brings together technology from 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) ...

Telecom Argentina FY revenues drop 7% to ARS 302 bln, postpay subs up 315,00

Published 10 Mar 2021 09:58 CET | Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Telecom Argentina reported consolidated revenues of ARS 301.6 billion in 2020, down 6.5 percent year-on-year after adjusting for inflation of 36.1 percent in December. The ...

Cablevision Uruguay adds Disney+ to pay-TV offer

Published 19 Feb 2021 12:16 CET | Uruguay

Pay-TV operator Cablevision Uruguay (Telecom Argentina) has launched its first packages with the Disney+ streaming service via the Flow brand. Existing Cablevision ...

Uruguay mobile subs up 5% to 5.3 mln in Q2

Published 10 Dec 2020 14:19 CET | Uruguay

The number of mobile telephony subscribers in Uruguay grew to 5.3 million at the end of the second quarter of 2020, up 5.3 percent year on year, according to the latest ...

Telecom Argentina to boost Uruguay investment, eyes Telefonica unit - report

Published 07 Dec 2020 11:57 CET | Uruguay

Telecom Argentina intends to significantly increase its investment in Uruguay over the coming months and explore the possibility of acquiring Telefonica's Movistar Uruguay ...

Uruguay ratifies Mercosur roaming agreement

Published 24 Aug 2020 11:32 CET | Uruguay

Uruguay has become the first Mercosur member country to formally ratify in parliament the agreement reached last year to formally end roaming charges, reports Telesemana. The ...

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, ...

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 ...

Gurmendez to take over as head of Uruguay's Antel

Published 22 Jun 2020 12:02 CET | Uruguay

Uruguayan industry Minister Omar Paganini announced that the new president of state-owned operator Antel will be Gabriel Gurmendez, who previously held the position from 2002 ...

Uruguay's Antel launches voice-activated 4K STB

Published 26 May 2020 12:02 CET | Uruguay

Uruguayan state-owned operator Antel has rolled out a new Android-based 4K set-top box that gives all users access to video streaming apps as well as music and gaming ...

Uruguay tops 1 million fibre subs at end-2019

Published 13 May 2020 14:26 CET | Uruguay

Over three-quarters of Uruguayan fixed broadband subscribers (76%) accessed the internet using fibre-optic networks at the end of December 2019, according to the latest ...

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 ...