Tag Archives: Luis Lacalle Pou

Telecom Argentina to increase investments in Uruguay and could acquire Movistar’s local subsidiary in the country

As reported by the Uruguayan website Busqueda last week, the telecommunications company Telecom Argentina expressed its intentions to considerably increase its investments in Uruguay, and reported that one of its purposes is to acquire the local subsidiary of Movistar (Telefonica) in the country. In Uruguay, Telecom provides pay TV services through the Cablevision brand; while [...]

FTA TV channels ask to cancel the new pay TV channels concession in Uruguay

Canal U, Eutopia TV and TV Libre, the three channels that won the tender made by the Uruguayan Government to join the pay TV operators programming grids in the country, were notified that their concession is in danger, because the FTA TV channels 4, 10 and 12 and its cable TV branches in the country [...]

New Uruguay Government prepares changes in the telecommunications area

New Uruguays President, Luis Lacalle Pou, presented a new project to be applied from next March 1st, when starting his presidential term. Titled Uruguay seguro, transparente y de oportunidades, the initiative suggest to make changes in the current telecommunications legislation and other areas, and consists of 10 sections and more than 400 articles.  The initiative [...]