The channel will still remain available in paid TV packages.
In an official notification posted by RT Spanish, RTA SE's Maria Eugenia Martinez said that the suspension "does not preclude the conclusion of other future collaboration agreements." Martinez also expressed gratitude for the contribution of RT Spanish to national broadcasts.
RT Spanish began broadcasting in December of 2009, becoming the first Spanish-language Russian channel in the world.
Approximately 80% of Argentina’s population — between 33 million and 35 million people — rely on RT for news.