Tag Archives: telecom

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 [...]

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 [...]