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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 [...]

Telecom Argentina names Cablevisión’s Moltini as new CEO

Telecom Argentina has appointed Carlos Moltini, Cablevisión chief executive, as its new CEO. The appointment is part of the merger process that will unite both companies in order to become a convergent telecommunications provider and participate in the opening of the sector. “It is a great challenge to assume the leadership in this new stage [...]

China Telecom and TPG want to buy Oi in Brazil

Representatives of China Telecom and the TPG fund met with Brazil’s General Procurator, Grace Mendonça, to present their proposal to acquire the Brazilian telecommunications company Oi, which is currently in judicial recovery. According to the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo, the companies are willing to invest a capital of R $ 10,000 million (USD 3,058 [...]

HotGo signs deals in Argentina and Mexico

Omar Figliolia, commercial director of HotGo Media, told NexTV News Latam during Jornadas Internationales that they have signed new agreements for its SVOD platform HotGo with Mexico’s Axtel Play and Argentina’s Telefónica and Telecom. This way, the companys service for broadband-only subscribers continues to expand its presence in Latin America, where it already has an [...]

Cablevisión and Telecom to merge, target quad-play

Cablevisión and Telecom Argentina announced a plan to merge their corporate and operational structures in order to become the leading convergent telecommunications provider and participate in the opening of the sector, which pursuant to the regulatory framework in force, is scheduled to begin as of January 2018. The board of directors of both Companies have [...]

Argentina fast tracks 4play legal framework

The Government of Argentina issued a decree that introduces changes in the telecommunications market in order to increase competition and move towards full convergence. The decree enables the telecom companies to provide pay TV services from 2018 onwards. It also authorizes DirecTV to provide satellite broadband while Grupo Clarín will be able to offer 3G [...]

Liberty Global reports revenues for U$D 894 million in Latin America during Q3

Liberty Global has presented its finance report for the third quarter of 2016, and its reporting revnues for U$D 894 million for its operations in Latin America (group as the LiLAC division). The number represents an annual growth of 190%, driven mainly by the acquisition of Cable & Wireless. As reported by the company, Cable [...]

Telecom Argentina offers three months of Netflix free of charge to its mobile and broadband customers

  Telecommunications Company Telecom Argentina (Fintech) launched a promotion offering three months of free access to the US OTT Netflix to all of its mobile (Personal) and broadband (Arnet) customers.   In a press release, Telecom informed that the promotion is valid for customers who purchase a mobile line with Personal Black plan for USD [...]

Cablevision from Argentina was authorized to offer telephony and could be the first to launch quadruple play

  Telecommunications company Cablevision (Clarin Group), leader of the Pay-TV market in the country, was authorized by the National Communications Entity (Enacom) to add fixed and public telephony services to its portfolio.   It also agreed to the incorporation and fusion of the Fibertel brand (also of Clarin), which provides broadband services, a measure that [...]

Telecom Argentina is seeking to offer IPTV, broadband and telephony triple play via FTTH

  The telephony and broadband company Telecom Argentina will boost investments to offer IPTV, broadband and telephony services through a fiber to the home (FTTH) network, announced the CEO of the Mexican investment firm Fintech Advisory Limited, David Martinez, which recently acquired the company from Telecom Italy.   “What we want in telecommunications in the [...]