Telefonica’s Colombian subsidiary Colombia Telecomunicaciones, operating under the Brand name Movistar, has raised $500 million USD in senior unsecured notes, the company has announced. $350 million of the placement proceeds will be used to replace senior unsecured notes issued...
IBM has announced that it has awarded a $50,000 USD grant to Colombia-based PionerasDev, a nonprofit whose mission is to create and cultivate self-managed communities for women to learn and work on computer and web programming.
In July, 5 companies will begin 5G network trials in the Colombian cities of Medellín, Bogotá, Tolú, Barrancabermeja, and Cali. Meanwhile the country announced a strategy to move consumers at least to 4G and dismantle the aged 2G mobile telecommunications network.
Fitch says Movistar has a diversified service portfolio with a national footprint and improving 4G and fiber broadband networks. Mobile accounts for approximately 60% of revenues in 2019, in line with the regional median.
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