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Personal and Cablevisión customers can watch the Copa Libertadores final without using data

Clients of the mobile phone company Personal and pay TV operator Cablevisión in Argentina will be able to watch the games of the Copa Libertadores final on multiplatform service Flow, without consuming data, as well as the Personal Fest music festival. The first match of the Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will be [...]

Telefónica goes to Court over Cablevisión-Telecom merger

Telefónica Argentina appeared before the Civil and Commercial Justice to challenge the resolution that approved the merger between Cablevisión and Telecom, according to Página 12. The company went to court after receiving no response on the formal protest presented to the National Commission for the Defense of Competition (CNDC), the Commerce Secretariat and the Ministry [...]

Flow expands its reach, prepares to add Netflix

In Argentinas new convergence scenario, Telecom is preparing its offer to face competition. The CEO of the company, Carlos Moltini, ratified the infrastructure and investment plan, although he said it will take more time. Meanwhile, Flow – the next generation multiscreen product – has already surpassed one million users and positioned as an “entertainment supermarket”. [...]

Disney looking to integrate OTT service in all ecosystems

Diego Lerner, president of The Walt Disney Company Latin America, spoke about the company’s OTT strategy and stressed that the new service will be offered in all ecosystems, following the model used in the U.S. The executive also referred to the merger with Fox as a “fascinating opportunity”. “We are developing our own platform with [...]

Paraguay wants to regulate telecom service cancellations

The Paraguayan ombudsman, Miguel Godoy, has presented a draft bill to regulate the contracts of telephone, Internet and pay TV companies. Specifically, the initiative seeks to prohibit companies from charging a cost for the service cancellation. According to ABC Color, the preliminary draft mentions that users will be able to terminate the contract at the [...]

Telefónica reiterates opposition to Telecom-Cablevisión merger

Telefónica again appeared before Argentina’s Ministry of Commerce questioning the approval of the merger between Telecom and Cablevisión. According to iProfesional, if the company does not receive the authorities’ response, it will go to the Civil and Commercial Justice, and would be willing to go to the ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes). [...]

Telefónica challenges Telecom-Cablevisión merger in Argentina

Telefónica announced that it challenged the decision of Argentina’s Commerce Secretariat to approve the merger between Telecom and Cablevisión. According to the company, the combination “involves the main pay TV provider in the country” and “will concentrate almost 60% of the fixed broadband market nationally and up to 90% in certain cities.” In a statement, [...]

Telecom-Cablevisión merger approved in Argentina

After ten month of research and analysis, Argentina’s National Commission for the Defense of Competition (CNDC) approved the merger between Telecom and cable TV operator Cablevisión. According to a statement, the anti-trust regulator established remedies and obligations to guarantee conditions of competition in the various services involved throughout the country.” In this way, Telecom must [...]

Cablevisión and Personal clients will be able to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Flow without using data

Customers of the mobile phone company Personal and pay TV operator Cablevisión in Argentina will be able to access all 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia without using mobile data. Through this initiative, Personal postpaid customers who are also Cablevisión clientes and are using Flow App will be able to access [...]