Tag Archives: Enacom

Argentina puts off analog blackout for 2021

Argentine Government ordered by decree to postpone the analog blackout for two years, originally scheduled for this year August 31st. Decree 173 delays the deadline for TV broadcasters to migrate to digital ones, and establishes the new analog blackout date for August 31st, 2021. As reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Enacom), the deadline for [...]

Argentine cooperatives to denounce on not-granted TV licenses

Cooperative members who complained to the Argentinian National Communications Agency (Enacom) about the delays in granting TV licenses to more than 30 entities are still waiting for an answer. Most of the files are under Competition Defense National Commission (CNDF) possession, with all the deadlines stipulated by the State, which have been largely defeated, according [...]

Argentina suspends migration of pay UHF services

Argentinas National Communications Agency (Enacom) suspended for two years the migration of pay UHF services operating at frequencies 512-698 MHz to the 12.2 GHz-12.7 GHz band. Through a resolution published in the Official Gazette, the agency suspended the effects of the measure originally adopted in May 2016, which was modified a few months later. Initially, [...]

New must-carry rules for DTH operators in Argentina

Argentinas National Communications Agency (Enacom) established that satellite pay TV providers must deliver the State-owned free-to-air channels, as well as the Buenos Aires City channel and the Catholic Church channel (in this latter case in the area of coverage that coincides with the uplink of the DTH systems). The resolution also states that these systems [...]

Argentina grants new DTH license

The National Communications Agency (Enacom) has granted a DTH license to Interam SRL, a company located in Formosa province, northeast region of Argentina. Initially, the company will invest AR$ 100 million (USD 4.9 million) in equipment. The first trials would begin in three months and the service would be operational in six months. The person [...]

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 [...]

Las telefónicas, cerca de dar DTH en Argentina

En un encuentro con periodistas realizado durante Jornadas Internacionales 2017, el titular del Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom), Miguel de Godoy, afirmó que es “muy probable que el gobierno autorice a las telefónicas a dar DTH. Actualmente, las empresas de telecomunicaciones sólo están autorizadas a brindar TV paga, a partir del año que viene, mediante [...]

Claro takes another step towards entering Argentina’s pay TV market

Argentinas National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom) authorized the modification of AMX Argentina statute. This way, the company moves forward with its plan to enter the pay TV market next year. Enacom said in a resolution, published in the official gazette, that it decided to register the modification of the corporate purpose [...]

Argentine pay TV operators ordered to carry LN+

The National Communications Entity (Enacom) of Argentina issued a resolution that established that pay TV operators “must guarantee the broadcasting of the news channell of national interest called LN + throughout the territory of the Argentine Republic.” Last March, the agency had issued a similar resolution, which established that operators must carry news channels TN, [...]

Cablevisión charges ahead towards quadruple play

The National Communications Entity (Enacom) of Argentina authorized Nextel, mobile operator of Cablevisión (Grupo Clarín), to provide 4G services in the 900 Mhz and 2.5 Ghz frequencies the company already owns. The Enacom board authorized the project submitted by Nextel and granted it the license to provide Advanced Mobile Communications Services. In return, Nextel will [...]