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Argentina’s OTT platform Odeon launches first native Android app

Free access OTT platform Odeon, which offers audiovisual content produced in Argentina, launched its first native mobile app for smartphones and tablets with Android.   This move represents the first step in its multi-screen strategy. Soon, the company will launch new applications for iOS devices and SmarTVs. The new Android app is already available for [...]

Argentina’s Arsat signs deal with Colsecor to offer TV and Internet in small cities

The state-owned telecommunications company Arsat announced an agreement with Colsecor, entity that gathers more than 200 cooperatives of Argentina, for the provision of multicast transport services and Internet through its Federal Fiber Optic Network.   Through the agreement, Colsecor is committed to connect in a first stage a minimum of 50 cities providing internet services [...]

Arsat obtains rights to sell satellite services in US

  The Federal Communications Commision (FCC) has granted the Argentine company Arsat legal rights to commercialize its satellite services to local clients in the US.   Recently, the company obtained the landing rights to sell the service in Canada. Thus, Arsat-2 will become the only Argentine satellite providing telecommunications services in most of the US [...]

Argentina’s Arsat will support Chile for HD DTT deployment and seeks alliances with Pay-TV operators

  The state satellite company Arsat of Argentina announced through a press release that it analyzes methods of working together with Television Nacional (TVN) of Chile through the establishment of foundations for a bilateral cooperation plan to provide technical support for the deployment of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) in high definition (HD).   In addition, [...]

Intv from Argentina bought 14% of the capacity of the Arsat-2 satellite for its migration

As NexTV News Latam informed in advance in March, DTH operator Intv (Red Intercable Satelital) from Argentina will begin performing in July its migration to the capacity of national manufacture satellite Arsat-2, in orbit since late September 2015 in the geostationary position 81º West. Intv acquired 14% of the capacity of the Arsat-2, corresponding to [...]

America Movil seeks to buy Telecentro and Arsat assets in Argentina

  Mexican telecommunications company America Movil seems to be seeking to expand its presence in Argentina onto the Pay-TV market for which it would be interested in buying triple play operator Telecentro and valuable assets of state-owned Arsat, local newspaper Pagina 12 reported.   America Movil operates in that country mobile company Claro which, like [...]

Workers claim that Arsat of Argentina would be suspending the expansion of DTT

  Through a press release posted on social networks, workers of satellite company Arsat of Argentina claimed that the national Government has suspended the expansion of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT).   “Since last December, DTT is being scrapped. The works for the installation of new transmitting antennas have stopped (of 32 pending, only 8 will [...]

Argentina suspended the construction of the Arsat-3 satellite

  The Government of Argentina decided to suspend the construction of the third satellite of national industry, Arsat-3, which the previous administration had begun, by claiming lack of necessary funds, according to local newspaper El Cronista.   The CEO of the state company Arsat, Rodrigo De Loredo, told the Argentine economic newspaper that first it [...]