Liberty Latin America

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 […]

Liberty Latin America terminates Millicom talks

Cable, fixed telecom and mobile operator Liberty Latin America has terminated its talks with regional telco Millicom about a potential purchase of the operator. In a brief statement, Liberty Latin America said it “remains focused on its growth strategy to deliver value for shareholders and provide market leading products and services to its customers”. Millicom […]

Liberty Latin America makes move on Millicom

Liberty Latin America has made a conditional non-binding offer to buy 100% of mobile and cable operator Millicom, which operates across nine Latin American markets and in Chad and Tanzania in Africa, principally though the Tigo brand. Luxembourg-headquartered and NASDAQ and Stockholm-listed Millicom operates subsidiaries and JVs providing mobile services to about 51 million customers, […]

Liberty Latin America acquires remaining 40% of Liberty Cablevision

Liberty Latin America has acquired the remaining 40% of Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico in a deal that takes its ownership stake to 100%. Liberty Latin America bought the minority stake from funds affiliated to private investment firm Searchlight Capital Partners, with Searchlight founding partner, Eric Zinterhofer, joining the Liberty Latin America board. “We are […]

Liberty Latin America names DISH’s Khemka as technology chief

Liberty Latin America, the cable and telecom operator that split off from Liberty Global and which provides services across Latin America and the Caribbean, has named Vivek Khemka as its new chief technology officer, starting in September. Khemka, whose full title will be SVP and chief technology and product offer, was previously EVP and chief […]

Liberty Latin America turns in improved performance

Liberty Latin America, the company split off from Liberty Global to develop its quad-play offering in the Latin American and Caribbean markets, posted an improved performance in the second quarter, adding 61,000 revenue-generating units thanks to strong broadband gains despite ongoing falls in revenue and operating income. The company’s Cable & Wireless unit in the […]