Tag Archives: Argentina

Cablevisión Flow adds BBC documentaries to its offer

Argentina´s largest pay TV operator Cablevisión announced that it has added 10 BBC documentaries to its VOD catalog, which is available through Flow multiplatform service and channel 1 in HD. In this way, these documentaries join BBCs titles already available on the platform and that users can watch from all devices, as part of the [...]

Argentina’s Supercanal receives funding to expand fiber network

Pay TV and Internet operator Supercanal-Arlink (Grupo América) received AR$ 800 million (USD 40 million) in funding from a U.S. investment firm to accelerate the digitization and expansion of fiber optics. IProfesional news site reported that the company would be sold soon. With this investment, Supercanal said that it will expand its “digital television, telephone [...]

Arsat ended 2017 with positive results

Argentinas state-owned telecommunications company Arsat announced that it ended 2017 with profits of AR$ 367 million (USD 19.6 million), compared to AR$ 75 million (USD 4 million) obtained in 2016. The company also reported revenues of AR$ 1501 million (USD 80.3 million), which represents an increase of 40% when compared to 2016. Arsat said that [...]

Argentina’s TV Pública to pay USD 8 million for 2018 World Cup rights

State-owned channel TV Pública of Argentina will pay USD 8 million to broadcast 32 of the 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, reported local daily La Nación. The offer includes all the matches of the national team, in addition to the opening match, two quarterfinals, the semifinals and the final. The [...]

Argentina grants pay TV licenses to Telefónica and Claro

Argentinas National Entity of Communications (Enacom) has granted pay TV licenses to Claro (América Móvil) and Telefónica. In addition, cable operator Supercanal received the authorization to provide mobile telephony as MVNO. These new decisions, taken during Enacoms first board meeting of the year, allow the country to move forward with the opening of the telecommunications [...]

Cablevisión-Telecom merger becomes effective in Argentina

The merger between Cablevisión and Telecom Argentina has become effective as of 0.00 hours of 1 January 2018, the companies reported to the Argentine Securities Commission and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange. This way, Cablevisión S.A. has been dissolved without liquidation and Cablevisión Holding (CVH) has become the controlling shareholder of Telecom Argentina S.A, said [...]

CNN en Español announces new original shows in Argentina

During December, news channel CNN en Español (Turner) begins its operations in Argentina with TV specials for its two new programs led by journalists Marcelo Longobardi and Jonatan Viale. In addition, the network will premiere a new monthly show hosted by Jesica Bossi. With these productions, the channel aims to “bring to the audience of [...]

Crackle expands presence in Argentina

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America (SPTN Latin America) announced the launch of Crackle, its authenticated SVOD service, on Telered platform. The operators customers will be able to subscribe to Crackle for a monthly fee of AR$ 60 (USD 3.4). For new clients, Telered will offer a promotion with one free month + 2 months [...]

Cine.Ar Play launches internationally

Argentinas free access OTT service Cine.Ar Play, developed by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and the telecommunications company Arsat, will launch a catalog with national films, which will be available globally. The announcement was made by the president of INCAA, Ralph Haiek and the president of Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, during [...]