Liberty Latin America

Liberty Latin America taps Plume for WOWfi

Liberty Latin America has tapped WiFi technology specialist Plume to launch the new WOWfi powered by Plume HomePass service to consumers in Puerto Rico. The launch includes the deployment of Plume’s SaaS Experience Platform, including its HomePass Smart Home Services suite and Haystack support and operations suite, which leverages the OpenSync open-source silicon-to-cloud framework. Plume […]

Liberty Latin America and América Móvil to merge Chile operations

Liberty Latin America and América Móvil have announced an agreement to merge their Chilean operations Claro Chile and VTR in a 50:50 joint-venture. The transaction would combine the pay TV and broadband operations of VTR with Claro Chile’s mobile business. The combined company would have over nine million customers across fixed line, pay TV and […]

Liberty Latin America expands Panama business with Claro Panamá acquisition

Liberty Latin America has announced that its subsidiary business Cable & Wireless Panamá has agreed to purchase América Móvil’s Panama operations. The deal values the Claro Panamá unit at an enterprise value of US$200 million on a cash- and debt-free basis. Claro Panamá ended 2020 with US$157 million of revenue, while the company ended its […]

Liberty Latin America stable growth ahead of Telefónica Costa Rica acquisition

Liberty Latin America, the regional telco that split off from Liberty Global in 2018, has announced an addition of subscribers in the second quarter of the year. Announcing its results, the telco said that it had recorded 11,800 net video adds for the quarter. For its C&W Caribbean & Networks business, Jamaica was the strongest […]

Liberty Latin America signs up Velocix to power Android TV-based streaming platform

Liberty Latin America (LLA) has agreed a deal for Velocix to power its Android TV-based streaming services in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. LLA has over 6 million countries across 20 consumer markets in the regions it covers.  Velocix has completed the deployment of its IP CDN, origin server, and recording management software […]

VTR taps Media Distillery to improve Replay

Liberty Latin America-owned Chilean cable operator VTR has chosen AI for video specialist VTR to provide its technology to enable its one million cable TV subscribers to re-watch programmes with precisely correct start times when using Replay.  VTR, the country’s largest multi-service provider, has rolled out Media Distillery’s EPG Correction solution across its TV channels, […]

Malone retires from Liberty Latin America board

Liberty Global chairman John Malone has announced his retirement from the board of Liberty Latin America.  The 78-year old Malone will transition to a director emeritus role going forward, meaning he will still be able to attend board meetings but will not be able to vote.  Malone said: ““I have decided to retire from the […]

Liberty Latin America takes full control of UTS

Liberty Latin America has acquired the remaining 12.5% of United Telecommunication Services that it did not already own. In March this year, Liberty Latin America acquired 87.5% of UTS at a total enterprise value of US$189 million The completion of this acquisition for the remaining 12.5% results in Liberty Latin America owning 100% of UTS. […]

Liberty Latin America acquires controlling stake in UTS

Liberty Latin America, the Caribbean and Latin American cable and mobile operator spun off from Liberty Global, has acquired an 87.5% majority stake in United Telecommunication Services, a provider of ixed and mobile services to the island nations of Curaçao, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Bonaire, St. Barths, St. Eustatius and Saba. The all cash transaction […]