Watch Live TV from Argentina
Argentine television broadcasting began in 1951 with the inaugural of then state-owned Canal 7, developed by Radio Belgrano executive Jaime Yankelevich. Color television broadcasting, however, was not widely available until after 1978, when the government launched Argentina Televisora Color (ATC), now Televisión Pública Argentina (Argentina’s principal public television station).
Argentina is one of only five Latin American countries to use the PAL broadcast television system and is also one of the only three Spanish-speaking countries to use PAL (the others being Uruguay and Spain). The prevalence of cable television, increasing steadily since the first CATV transmitter opened in the city of Junín in 1965, is now the third-widest in the world,