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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 Federal Internet Plan connects 300 localities in Argentina

During Jornadas Internacionales 2017, the president of the state-owned telecommunications company Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, said that more than 300 localities are already connected to the Federal Internet Plan. Arsat plans to close the year with 500 localities and reach 750 during the first months of 2018. The Plan aims to connect a total of 1300 [...]

Cine.Ar Play reaches more than 600,000 registered users

Free access OTT platform Cine.Ar Play, developed by Argentina’s telecommunications company Arsat and the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA), has already reached 622,000 registered users, the company said in a press release. Only in August, the service registered 33,200 new users. Cine.Ar Play offers national audiovisual contents. According to the company’s announcement, [...]

FOX, Turner deny DTT soccer retrans rights

FOX Networks Group (FNG) and Turner, owners of the Argentine soccer TV rights, said in a joint statement that the TDA (the Digital TV platform) is not authorized to broadcast the Superliga (name of the first division tournament) matches. The clarification come after the President of the state-owned telecom company Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, said [...]

Argentina’s soccer to remain on DTT until year-end

The matches of the Superliga, the new national soccer tournament, which began last weekend, were available on Argentinas DTT platform and according to Arsat president Rodrigo de Loredo, will continue to be transmitted on digital TV “for three or four more months.” “The TDA (Open Digital TV) will continue to broadcast soccer for several more [...]

Cine.Ar Play aims to integrate its content into operators’ offerings

Argentinas OTT platform Cine.Ar Play is planning to integrate its contents into the operators offerings. Currently, it is negotiating and performing implementation trials. One option is to integrate the content into the set-top boxes of traditional pay TV operators, as well as their “play” platforms or multi-device services, explained during the recent edition of NexTV [...]

Arsat wants to enter the Brazilian market

The president of the Argentine telecommunications company Arsat, Rodrigo De Loredo, met last week with Juarez Martinho Quadros, president of Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) in order to analyze possibilities to provide satellite services in that country using Arsat-2 satellite. At the meeting, De Loredo expressed the intention of Arsat to enter the Brazilian market [...]

Arsat moves forward with Federal Internet Plan in Córdoba

Argentine telecommunications company Arsat and the Government of Cordoba province have signed a cooperation agreement for the installation of 109 technology cabinets, which will allow about 880,000 inhabitants to access the Federal Internet Plan. Specifically, the province of Cordoba will give Arsat free of charge and for 20 years, 109 sites in different parts of [...]

Argentina’s Arsat to reach 20,000 kilometers of operational fiber network

The president of the telecommunications company Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, announced that in two weeks the network of the Federal Internet Plan will reach 20,000 kilometers of illuminated fiber across the country. “When we took office, there were only 6,500 miles of illuminated fiber, we will be able to soon announce that in less than [...]

Argentina to trial FTA analogue switch-off in Tierra del Fuego

Argentinas state-owned telecommunications company Arsat has announced that it will conduct a pilot test of analogue switch-off in the province of Tierra del Fuego, in the south of the country. Currently, there is a DTT antenna in Ushuaia, capital of the province, and soon another one will start operating in the city of Rio Grande. [...]