Tag Archives: Buenos Aires

Netflix to open offices in Buenos Aires this year

Netflix confirmed today that it will open new offices in Buenos Aires this year, in order to boost local content production in the country. Argentine specialized media had reported the initiative in mid-February, when Reed Hastings, CEO at Netflix, visited Argentina.  The OTT confirmed the news through a video available on its social networks, in [...]

Globo and Sony Pictures begin new production filmed in Argentina and Brazil

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Globo started to produce The Angel of Hamburg, the first English-language Globo production, filmed in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, which was first announced in May 2019. This is a historic miniseries that focuses on Aracy de Carvalho, an official at the Brazilian consulate in Germany, who saved hundreds [...]

Tax on Netflix and other OTTs is putted off in Buenos Aires for 2020

Although a resolution made by the Buenos Aires Province (Argentina) Collection Agency established that a new tax should be applied for digital services provided abroad from December 1st, its implementation was postponed for next year, for technical reasons. In Argentina, there are some provinces that are already applying taxes on foreign digital platforms. The measure [...]

Argentina and China to exchange content and audiovisual coproductions

Chinese and Argentine authorities ran audiovisual cooperation agreements, which include the exchange of content and productions between both countries public and private sectors. This was reported by the Federal System of Media and Public Content of Argentina, which noted that the agreements were ran between Presidents Xi Jinping and Mauricio Macri during the G20 meeting, [...]

Cablevision Flow launches Flow Music Experience in Argentina

The telecommunications company Telecom Argentina ran a five-year agreement with DF Entertainment, one of the main gigs promoters in the country, with the aim of broadcasting live shows by streaming. The previous mentioned agreement mens the debut of Flow Music Experience, the new Cablevisión Flow platform, focused on musical shows and  available for any device. [...]

Independent operators to focus on internet models to continue growing

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Video challenges for independent operators was developed. Virginia Priano (Digital Cablevideo), José Luis Jacquet Matillon (The Cuatro TV Jujuy), Ariel Hernández (Antina) [...]

Telcos continue to expand FTTH networks to move towards OTT in the future

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference organized by Dataxis that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, the panel Telcos and the new TV business was developed.  It was attended by Rolando Barjas (COTAS Bolivia), Juan Carlos Benitez (Copaco Paraguay), Monia [...]

New opportunities and adding subscribers, main challenges of live streaming

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference organized by Dataxis that took place on May 14 and 15 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, the panel The challenges of live streaming was developed. Laura Tapias (Applicaster), Walter Javier Semolic (Gomusic), Ernesto Martelli (La Nacion) and Pedro Freyre (TyC [...]

OTTs aim to increase subscribers and make access to their contents easier

On the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina 2019 event, the leading conference organized by Dataxis  that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, the panel Personalization and content promotion via OTT was developed. Ricardo Roig (Qubit TV), Jorgie Striedinger (Digital Element), Andrés Delgado (ClickVideo) and Agustina [...]

FTA TV, between the linear and on demand model

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel OTT and the future of FTA TV was developed.Patricia Bazan (Megamedia), Pablo Massi Nápoli (America TV Peru), Joe Fregoso (Mediagenix) and Mariano [...]