Tag Archives: Telecom Argentina

Pay TV focuses on user experience and multi-screen content

As part of the 2018 Pay TV Innovation Forum, Nagra (Kudelski Group) published a series of interviews with three leading TV industry executives from Latin America, who shared their views on the challenges and opportunities that pay TV faces in the region. In this context, Guillermo Paez, Director of Content Delivery Platforms at Telecom Argentina, [...]

Telecom Argentina 1H18 revenues up 29.1%

Telecom Argentina announced that during the first semester of 2018, consolidated revenues increased by 29.1% compared to the same period last year to AR$ 64,179 million (USD 2,155 million), mainly driven by cable TV (Cablevisión), Internet and mobile services. According to the groups report, Telecom Argentina registered a net loss of AR$ 4,912 million (USD [...]

Grupo Clarín and Supercanal sign deal, end long conflict

Argentinas Grupo Clarín and Supercanal (Grupo Vila-Manzano) have signed an agreement that ends almost 20 years of conflict. Through a document, the companies committed to end the legal cases filed by both parties, related to the ownership of a stake in Supercanal. The agreement was announced on June 15 in the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange. [...]

Telecom to invest USD 5 billion in infrastructure

Telecom Argentina announced that it will invest USD 5 billion through 2020 to expand its infrastructure and respond to the growing demand for connectivity, the company said in a statement. In this context, it will deepen the transformation of video services in order to move towards a fully IP experience. During this year, the company [...]

Telecom Argentina acquires TuVes in Paraguay

After announcing its intention to merge with Cablevisión, Telecom Argentina has acquired  a 70% stake in Paraguayan DTH operator TuVes (Inter Venezuela). In a statement, the company said its subsidiary Núcleo acquired the shares for USD 6,264. In addition, the company approved the capitalization of TuVes Paraguay for USD 12.6 million. The capital increase was [...]

Fintech to take full control of Telecom Argentina

Fintech, the firm run by Mexican financier David Martinez, will take full control of Telecommunications company Telecom Argentina and its mobile subsidiary Personal following a corporate restructure that will see Grupo Werthein leave Sofora Telecomuncaciones. Sofora President, Saturnino Funes, explained that the iniciative seeks to simplify the ownership structure of Telecom Argentina in line with international [...]

Telecom Argentina OTTs to add Disney content

OTT platforms Arnet Play and Personal Play Video from Argentine telecommunications operator Telecom have added Disney contents to their libraries.   Among the main titles that have been added they list Zootopia, Legend, Into the Grizzly Maze, A Bugs Life, Brave, Cars, The Incredibles, Monsters Inc, Mulan, Toy Story 1 and 2, Wreck it Ralph [...]