DirecTV joins forces with Metrotel to develop FTTH network in Buenos Aires

DirecTV reached an agreement with the Argentine company Metrotel to develop its FTTH network in the North Zone of the province of Buenos Aires, with the aim of improving the quality of its pay TV and streaming services. Until now, it had only been done in Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, where the fiber was installed in 2016. According to the parties, the company will connect 20 thousand homes in the towns of Pilar and Maschwitz, with a browsing speed of 100mb.

After the contract, the telco will be able to access Metrotel’s infrastructure to develop the network, over which its customers will be able to receive the DTH signal, in addition to connecting to DirecTV Go, the company’s OTT that combines a grid of more than 100 live channels with a library of VoD content with more than 10,000 titles.

Throughout Argentina, DirecTV managed to cover the areas of Greater Buenos Aires South and North, as well as the south of the Province of Buenos Aires; together with the city of Rosario (Santa Fe), Córdoba Capital, Colón (Córdoba), and six other cities in the province of Mendoza; using different technologies.