Liberty Latin America augments build-out plans for Chilean market

Liberty Latin America Ltd. (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB) has announced additional build-out plans for its operations in Chile, the company said.

As Liberty Latin America enhances broadband connectivity across its markets, revamped plans include adding or upgrading a total of approximately 200,000 homes in Chile this year, an additional 50,000 homes compared to previous expectations.

This brings the total estimated additions or upgrades across all of Liberty Latin America´s markets to at least 450,000 homes for 2019.

The build-out strategy in Chile is consistent with our overall ambition to expand the provision of high-speed connectivity across the region, while delivering the highest levels of service for our 3 million LLA fixed-line customers.

Liberty Latin America is a telecommunications company operating in over 20 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean under the consumer brands VTR, Flow, Liberty, Más Móvil, BTC, UTS and Cabletica. In addition, Liberty Latin America operates a sub-sea and terrestrial fiber optic cable network that connects over 40 markets in the region.