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Millicom (Tigo) reveals new fibre network at Bioceanic Corridor

Millicom (Tigo), has announced the deployment and commissioning of two new terrestrial routes across the Bolivia and Paraguay border, connecting directly these countries for the first time and enabling a direct connection from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. This marks a significant improvement in digital connectivity from South America to the rest of the […]

February 2, 2023

Viaplay Select to launch on Cindie in LatAm

Viaplay Group has partnered with DMD to bring the Viaplay Select branded content concept to DMD’s Cindie streaming service across Latin America. Starting in November, CINDIE subscribers in nine countries will be able to access more than 200 hours of Viaplay series, films and additional premium curated content from Viaplay Select as part of their […]

October 12, 2022

Intelsat, Televisa renew LatAm TV deal

Intelsat, the satellite and terrestrial network, has signed a multi-year and multi-transponder deal with Televisa to continue TV programming distribution to viewers in Latin America. Televisa will be utilising transponders across three satellites, Intelsat 34 (IS-34), Galaxy 16 (G-16), and Galaxy 19 (G-19), to provide TV programming to regional viewers. “This renewal builds on the […]

October 11, 2022

America Play GO signs deal with Magine Pro platform

The Swedish end-to-end OTT platform provider Magine Pro has stepped into the LatAm market by entering an agreement with Colombian OTT service America Play Go, who will serve content and productions for the Ibero-American market, serving Video-On-Demand content to the Ibero-American market and with linear channels to follow shortly. The new service is currently scheduled […]

October 11, 2022

ST Engineering iDirect’s Mx-DMA MRC technology for AXESS Networks

ST Engineering iDirect, a player in satellite communications, has delivered its Mx-DMA MRC technology to global service provider AXESS Networks, enabling the company to further augment its cellular backhaul networks whilst achieving greater efficiencies. The implementation, across Colombia, Peru and Mexico, has been completed at a time when demand for mobile connectivity continues to increase […]

October 4, 2022

Forecast: Broadband in 75% of LatAm homes by 2032

Dataxis estimates that in the next decade, broadband services will be available in 75 per cent of homes in Latin America. The market will continue growing, but it is also expected to evolve: fibre will remain the dominant technology because it has been growing, following with new deployments, and because it also constitutes the upgrade […]

September 28, 2022

Study: Mobile broadband in LatAm could create 6.5m jobs

According to an independent study conducted by Telecom Advisory Services, commissioned by Millicom (Tigo), a 10 per cent increase in mobile broadband penetration in Latin America could create more than 6.5 million jobs and increase GDP per capita by 1.7 per cent. The study The Role of the Digital Economy in the Economic Recovery of […]

August 26, 2022

Moonbug content on Canela Kids

Canela Media, the technology driven company providing digital media experiences for the Hispanic community, has bolstered the content line-up for Canela Kids through a partnership with Moonbug Entertainment. Canela Kids, a section on Canela.TV curated for children ages 2-12, now features three new linear channels, entirely in Spanish: Moonbug Kids, Love Nature amd Mundo Pequeño. […]

August 23, 2022

34 countries in Netflix’s July ISP Speed Index top tier

Honduras’ Tevistat improved more than any other ISP for the month of July on the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. Tevistat returned to its April form, with an increase of 0.2 Mbps to 2.4 Mbps. Tevistat saw a similar increase in April […]

August 9, 2022

Santa Evita coming to Disney+ UK

Disney+ has announced that the new Latin American thriller series, Santa Evita, is set to premiere under the Star banner on the platform on July 26th in the UK and Ireland. The seven-episode fictional series, based on the best-selling book of the same name written by Argentinian author Tomás Eloy Martínez, follows the intriguing tale […]

June 22, 2022