Tag Archives: telecom

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 [...]

Flow to go OTT

Telecom Argentina COO, Gonzalo Hita, participated in a special presentation during the first day of NexTV Series Argentina, the leading conference on TV and OTT business. At the event, the executive said that they are ready to market the Flow multi-screen platform directly in OTT format and mentioned that soon they will launch the app [...]

Leading TV executives to meet at NexTV Series Argentina

The next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17, will gather leading pay TV, free-to-air, OTT and TV networks executives to discuss the industry trends. The event, organized by Dataxis, will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires and will feature more than 60 speakers. Among the keynote speakers is [...]

Telecom Argentina prioritizes Docsis over copper

During a press conference held within the framework of the 2018 International Telecommunications Seminar (SIT in Spanish), Telecom Argentinas CTO, Miguel Fernández, said that the new company will use Cablevisións HFC network – and Docsis technology – in those cities where it overlaps with Telecoms copper network. “It is a city-to-city strategy, where there is [...]