Red Intercable SA is a network of independent cable television operators in Argentina. This company acts as an agent for more than 230 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in over 580 locations in 21 provinces. It reaches more than 610,000 households around the country.
Red Intercable SA has created many opportunities for cable operators that make up the company. Most of the operators are small and medium companies that have ventured into new services, while preserving each company's management autonomy. Red Intercable SA has taken a highly active role in the television industry.
Red Intercable Digital SA is a company that Red Intercable SA created to provide telecommunications, Internet solutions and give concrete form to the needs of cable, Internet service providers (ISPs), and SMEs. This company allows them to successfully enter the market as providers of converging technologies. Digital Red Intercable has the backing of a strong infrastructure of knowledge that gives the cable operator advice and assistance, both technical and commercial.
The roots of Red Intercable are linked to the very origin of cable television in Argentina. In the 60s, small entrepreneurs in the interior, at their own risk and effort, developed networks in remote towns of the great capitals that were not in reach of the air television. In the 90s, driven by the various provincial associations, an organization of cable operators emerged. This organization grouped both of Argentina's largest operators of small systems, as Cable Television. In 1998, during one of the concentration processes that took place in Argentina, separate cable operators created Red Intercable SA.
Red Intercable Digital SA, has an operations center where professionals carry out their maintenance, control and monitoring of the network in different localities to which it serves.
The Engineering and Development Department offers the tools, applications and solutions required for different areas of the company. As a broadband product, Red Intercable later developed Soon Digital SA: an Internet service and IP telephone company that provides connectivity to the localities in which it operates.
A DI box is the solution developed by Red Intercable SA to enable the provision of subscription television in digital format. Through this venture, operators can offer SMEs cable digital TV services for their subscribers. With the launch of its digital satellite platform in 2007, Red Intercable pioneered the industry being the first company to use H.264-based standard definition (SD), before high definition existed. The company later implemented DVB-S2 MPEG-4 transmissions and soon after, implemented the first transmissions in high definition (HD). This trend continued with the launch of its platform "DI box DXS" and other developments. DI box operates in more than 200 locations with digital headers distributed throughout Argentina. Its proposal content consists of exclusive signals digitally, radio and audio channels, premium packages movies, adult, football and turf, server films NVOD and content in HD and representing an added value for Argentine companies: the possibility of integrating the local channel and other signals preferably.
It is a digital interactive television service, which offers a set of content with the ability to choose the day and time for them. It works as a cinema where a number of films are scheduled service subscriber and choose the days and times to see them.
DI box Play is a platform available for subscribers of the DI box system. It is used to access audiovisual content through various Internet-connected devices, whether fixed or mobile, PC as notebooks, smartphones and tablets.