Costa Rica


Acorn TV launches in Latin America on Roku

Acorn TV, the North American streamer hosting British and international TV, will now become available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku streaming devices. The Latin America launch includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. Viewers will be able to subscribe to Acorn via their Roku […]

Liberty Latin America makes first acquisition in Costa Rica

Liberty Latin America has made its first big acquisition since becoming an independent company, acquiring an 80% stake in Costa Rica cable operator Cabletica. The all-cash deal values Televisora de Costa Rica-owned Cabletica at CRC143 billion (€200 million), representing a multiple of 6.3 times the company’s 2017 financial year EBITDA. Televisora will retain a 20% […]

Telefónica launches DTH service in Costa Rica

Telefónica is launching a Movistar satellite TV service in Costa Rica. The telco is differentiating its service in an already-competitive pay TV market by offering a pre-paid service, allowing users to sign up without a long-term commitment. Users can sign up for the service using their national ID cards on the movistar.cr website. Movistar then […]

Sundance Channel rises in Central America

Sundance Channel Global has launched in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay for the first time. The channel, part of the AMC Networks International stable, has secured carriage with a range of pay TV platforms. In Panama the standard and high definition versions of Sundance will be carried on Cable Onda, the […]