Telmex launches triple play offer under a single brand

27 Feb 2008

Telmex Colombia has rebranded the operations of the five cablecos it has acquired over the past 18 months under the Telmex banner, writes BNamericas citing Colombian paper El Tiempo. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms, in April 2006 Telmex kicked off an intense period of acquisitions with the purchase of 100% of Medellin-based Cable Pacifico, a cable TV and broadband internet access provider with operations in nine departments of Colombia, for USD100 million plus USD30 million for an upgraded national licence. In October 2006 it bought 99.2% of Bogota-based cable operator Superview for around USD37 million. In February 2007 it bought Teledinamica, a cable and internet provider in Barranquilla for USD28 million, and the following month agreed to buy 100% of Cablecentro for USD245 million and Satelcaribe for USD28 million. Cablecentro offers cable television and broadband internet access in more than 50 cities including Bogota, Cacuta, Bucararmanga, Ubaque and Neiva while Satelcaribe has a presence in 15 cities including Cartagena, Santa Maria, Valledupar, Sincelejo and Monteria. In April 2007 Telmex acquired TV Cable, with a presence in Bogota and Cali, for USD123 million.

Colombia, Claro Colombia, Telmex Colombia