Tag Archives: Telecommunications

Mexico reaches 22.6 million pay TV accesses

The Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) presented the Q118 results of the telecommunications market. Pay TV recorded 22.6 million accesses, an increase of 1.5% when compared to the total figure reported by operators in the same period of the previous year. According to the data provided by the regulator, the service penetration maintains at 67% [...]

Argentine Senate gives preliminary approval to “short” telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate gave preliminary approval to the bill for the Promotion of ICT Infrastructure and Competition, known as the “short law”, which allows telecommunications companies to provide DTH, among other points. The initiative now goes to the Chamber of Deputies. The project – sent to the Senate by the Executive Power – had begun [...]

Argentina moves forward with short telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate approved the opinion of the “short” telecommunication law, which allows telcos to provide DTH in the country, among other points. The initiative is expected to be addressed next week. The debate of the bill for the promotion and deployment of infrastructure and competition of Tics (this is the official name) began in [...]

Argentine telcos near DTH approval decision

In a meeting with journalists held during Jornadas Internacionales 2017, Miguel de Godoy, head of the National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom), said that it is “very likely” that the government will give telephone companies the approval to offer pay TV using DTH technology. Currently, telecom companies are allowed to provide pay [...]

Argentina’s Arsat to reach 20,000 kilometers of operational fiber network

The president of the telecommunications company Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, announced that in two weeks the network of the Federal Internet Plan will reach 20,000 kilometers of illuminated fiber across the country. “When we took office, there were only 6,500 miles of illuminated fiber, we will be able to soon announce that in less than [...]