Spanish Cinema Channel Opens in Guatemala

Dar TV, the first Spanish Cinema channel in Latin America, will open its administrative offices in Guatemala.

Monday, June 7, 2010

The channel will now have its administrative office in Guatemala, its technical agency in Miami and its operative center in Madrid.

Newspaper El Periódico interviewed Manuel Gómez Roman, Dar TV president: “¿How many homes could the channel reach initially? – We are committed to reaching 50 million homes or 200 million viewers”.

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