El Salvador

Telefónica to sell central American assets to América Móvil

Telefónica has agreed the sale of key central American assets to regional telco América Móvil for €570 million. Telefónica’s Telefonica Centroamérica Inversiones investment vehicle, which is 60% owned by Telefónica and 40% by Corporación Multi Inversiones, has agreed to sell its Guatenalan and El Salvador units to América Móvil for US$648 million, with Telefónica Guatemala […]

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 […]

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 […]

Telefónica to move central American assets into JV

Spanish telco Telefónica is to sell 40% of its assets in El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama to Corporación Multi Inversiones in a US$500 million (€380 million) deal. Telefónica will retain control of operations across the four countries, and its networks will be merged into a new joint venture. The US$500 million deal, which is […]