Grupo Octubre officially launches a new news channel in Argentina

As reported by various Argentine websites, Argentine Grupo Octubre launched the IP channel (Informacion Periodistica) on October 17th. The channel is available on channels 24 of the pay TV operator Cablevision and channel 24.5 of the TDA, and also by streaming through the website. Other websites also report that the channel is available on channel 721 of DirecTV and 16 of Telecentro.

The channel was launched as part of a partnership held at the end of last year between Grupo Octubre and Telearte SA, a company led by Argentine Carlos Eduardo Lorefice Lynch, which controls the FTA TV channel Canal 9, in whose facilities the IP programs will be broadcast.

The channel’s Director, Sebatian Rollandi, explained that ‘IP arrives with the aim of putting information back at the center. It is a news channel  aimed to tell the reality of our country and the world, betting on a renewed journalism focused on values of Grupo Octubre, such as the strengthening of democracy and diversity of views’.

In Argentina, Grupo Octubre is the controller of the Pagina 12 newspaper, and the radio AM 750, and others