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Paraguay cable providers slam grant of DTH licence to Tigo

Thursday 30 June 2016 | 15:24 CET | News
Paraguayan cable providers association ACIP has strongly criticised the widely reported decision of the country's National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) to issue a direct to home (DTH) satellite licence to operator Tigo this coming July. The ACIP has published a declaration in various newspapers slamming the decision on the grounds that Tigo is already the dominant player in the pay-TV sector. The cable providers said Tigo now has around 55 percent of the pay-TV market following its acquisition of local pay-TV operator TV Cable Parana earlier this year.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: America Movil / Claro / Conatel Paraguay / Tigo
Countries: Paraguay
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