Dominican Republic

Indotel suspends AWS spectrum sale
Viva offers USD30m for unsold AWS frequencies
American Tower Corp, KKR vying for Altice towers
Altice offloads international wholesale voice business to Tofane
Claro to invest USD1.2bn in Dominican Republic by 2022
Altice plots major Dom Rep investment; sale plans unclear
Indotel tweaks Altice merger conditions
Altice seeks EUR3bn for Dominican Republic unit
Altice considering Dominican Republic sale, report says
Orange, Tricom complete merger; relaunches as Altice Dominicana
Indotel to auction 30MHz block of AWS spectrum
Indotel approves Orange-Tricom merger; Tricom to hand back 30MHz in 1900MHz band
Indotel considering Orange-Tricom merger application
Altice appeals against Viva’s ‘irregular spectrum use’
Viva taps Ericsson for 4G 4X4 MIMO rollout in Dom Rep
Claro launches ‘4.5G’ network in Dominican Republic
Indotel executive claims AT&T, MIC interested in DR
Altice to increase Dominican Republic spending
Dominican Republic to deploy 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots
AM to invest USD600m in Dominican operation
Bitel interested in Dominican opportunity
Dominicans to get cheaper and faster internet
Altice 1Q16 revenues drop 2.7% to EUR4.26bn
Tower Talk: a guide to the week’s major cell site developments
Altice upgrades broadband networks in three markets
Altice Group posts flat revenues in 2015
Altice to pump USD138m into Dominican operations
Regulator to update Dominican Republic telecoms law
Trilogy sells Viva in Dominican Republic
Number portability times reduced
Tricom embarks on three-year fibre rollout
Orange Dominicana chooses Huawei for network expansion
Altice outlines Dominican Republic investment plans
Altice sees pro forma revenues and EBITDA fall in FY 2014
Claro Dominicana outlines DOP35 billion investment plan
Tricom launches new triple-play box
Cost savings help push up EBITDA at Altice
Dominican Republic signs up with A4AI
Alcatel-Lucent deploys Claro’s Dominican 4G network
ZTE to deploy TD-LTE network for Wind Telecom
Five million suspended pre-paid users given 90 days to register
Indotel awards Claro, Orange 1700MHz/2100MHz, 900MHz frequencies
Indotel consults on adoption of ATSC standard for DTT, ahead of planned frequency tender
Indotel’s 900MHz, 1700MHz, 2100MHz tender suspended by court
Dominican telcos object to Altice’s acquisition of Orange
Indotel to auction frequencies in 900MHz, 1700MHz and 2100MHz bands
Indotel approves sale of Orange Dominicana to Altice Group
Dominican government will compensate users affected by digital switchover
Indotel approves sale of Tricom to Altice Group
Orange Dominicana launches mobile banking service
Dominican Republic to deploy nationwide fibre-optic network
Small players to access submarine cables following court decision
Dominican government to bag USD360m from Tricom, Orange sales
Altice to merge Tricom and Orange Dominicana following dual takeover
Indotel to deploy 3,124km of fibre-optic networks
Altice secures financing for Dominican acquisitions
Orange agrees to sell Dominican unit to Altice for USD1.4bn
Dominican court rules against Indotel, telcos in breach of consumer rights appeal
Orange close to selling Dominican unit to Altice Group for more than EUR1bn
Legal proceedings ongoing against Indotel, telcos for breaching consumer rights
Digicel to bid EUR1bn for Orange Dominicana
Altice to acquire Tricom
Orange sets deadline of mid-November for Dominican unit sale
Orange Group reports 4.0% drop in revenues to EUR10.2bn
Wind Telecom to invest USD27 million in network upgrades
Digicel rumoured to have bid for Orange Dominicana
Orange Group appoints advisers in Orange Dominicana’s sale
Orange Group mulling Dominican Rep exit
Orange, Claro ask president to revoke 10% telecoms tax
Huawei provides further details regarding Tricom LTE launch
Indotel to mediate consultation for municipal taxes
Tricom launches 4G services
Dauphin Telecom spearheads pan-Caribbean VoIP initiative
CWC pinpoints Cuba, DomRep, Puerto Rico for expansion
Orange Dominicana to spend USD100m in 2013
Claro Dominicana plans USD250m of spending this year
AM signs deal with Alca-Lu for AMX-1 cable
Indotel lifts ban on Orange's 4G service
Orange Dominicana’s LTE network still suspended
AMX-1 cable given green light
Dominican operators required to compensate users for outages
Viettel looking to launch in Dominican Republic?
Confusion over Orange Dominicana’s 4G claims
CEPM fails with Aster sale appeal
Tricom protests at network deployment block in San Cristobal
Tricom calls on Huawei for LTE upgrade
Wind Telecom adds Moviecity Play service
Dominican Republic gets first taste of 4G
Aster sale process suspended by local judge
Tricom to continue triple-play expansion with USD125m investment
Aster sale price questioned
Dominican cableco Aster sold for USD27 million
Indotel working on two broadband-related projects
FT commits to USD150 million spend at Orange Dominicana
LIME formally handed wholesale broadband provider licence
AM’s Dominican unit to spend around DOP12.6 billion in 2011
Indotel expects East-West cable to triple bandwidth
Wind Telecom and Aptilo sign WiMAX support deal
C&W to build major new Caribbean submarine cable
Indotel set to launch rural fibre network tender
Seahorse-1 pan-Caribbean undersea cable to be completed in 2013
Wind picks Samsung for mobile WiMAX deployment
Orange Dominicana set to launch 3G next month
Indotel sets out broadband development plans for 2009-2011
Amdocs deploys customer systems for Codetel
Indotel announces plans for further rural fixed line rollouts
Indotel announces official introduction of number portability
Regulator says Dominican Republic is ready for NP
Orange Dominicana launches solar-powered GSM network
Indotel preparing new regulations
Codetel selects Ceragon for network improvements; expansion
Indotel announces internal restructure
Indotel reports USD1 billion FDI in telecoms between 2004-2008
Indotel begins bidding process for number portability system
Codetel details rural broadband expansion plans
Wind Telecom asks for IFC loan to help expansion plans
Prodetel criticises tax increase proposals
50,000 VoIP lines in Dominican Republic at end-September
Indotel creates committee for NP administrator selection
New player launches triple-play service
Indotel and Codetel sign deal for USD100 million rural connectivity project
ITU to adopt Dominican rural broadband project model
Triple Play to launch triple-play for rural communities
Indotel to finalise licensing process for 30 operators
70.4% mobile/fixed penetration reached
Indotel seeks NP database management
Centennial Dominicana relaunched as Viva
Tricom chooses Airspan to expand WiMAX network
Codetel wins rural broadband project
Tricom selects Airspan for WiMAX solution
ONEMAX launches mobile WiMAX
USD6.9m subsidy available for rural broadband project
Indotel reports 1H status
America Movil to buy Oceanic, pending approval
Indotel launches pilot broadband scheme
Indotel expecting more than USD1 billion investment
Indotel sets up new committee
Wind Telecom to deploy WiMAX network
Centennial completes sale of DR cellco
Alcatel-Lucent wins contract from ONEMAX
Verizon closes sale of Domincan Republic subsidiary
Centennial sells Dominican operations
DR Telecom to launch broadband services in Q1 2007
Centennial and Tricom exchange messages
Regulator announces portability plans
Main players implement per-second billing
State wants USD500 million tax payment to clear Verizon Dominicana sale
Indotel launches number portability consultation
Regulator abolishes DLD rates for intra-provincial calls
Tricom slashes US call costs
Regulator says MNP will cost USD25m
Verizon Dominicana to launch NGN services by late-2007/early-2008
Regulator approves América Móvil’s takeover of Verizon Dominicana
Strong mobile growth pushes telephony penetration past 50%
Tricom expands mobile service to 15 new localities
Tricom to invest DOP1 billion in 2006
America Movil buys Verizon trio
Regulator calls for government help to plug the communications gap
Unconfirmed – Telmex to buy Verizon’s stakes in CANTV and two other telcos
Verizon to defend voice share with VoIP services
Regulator orders 107 cablecos to shut down
Verizon to upgrade billing solution
Regulator plans mass build of rural telecentres in 2006
BEC Telecom lights rural network
Centennial to deploy VoIP
Centennial reports results
Columbus to install submarine cable in Jamaica/Dominican Republic
Tricom looks to Turin for Ethernet upgrade
Centennial to spend USD160 million
Mobile subs pass three million mark
Orange earmarks USD50 million for network expansion
Lucent completes Verizon 1x expansion
Orange awards Ericsson expansion contract
Verizon pledges to spend, spend, spend
Verizon completes 1x upgrade, begins EV-DO trials
Tricom 'cautiously optimistic' following third consecutive quarter of growth
Regulator to gain USD2.2 million from spectrum fees
Teledensity reaches 40% buoyed by strong mobile gains
Positive Q2 results for Centennial
Customer care specialist to expand regional call centre operations
Economitel rolls out VoIP
Codetel upgrades to 2.5G
Codetel awards Lucent USD20 million contract
Equipment contract news (iv): Nortel to upgrade Centennial’s 3G network