(Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to show that Viacom has already bought Telefe. Also removes incorrect Telefe RIC from paragraph 1 and adds Telefoncia RIC in paragraph 2)
Nov 15 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc, the owner of Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV, said on Tuesday it bought Argentine broadcaster Television Federal SA (Telefe) for $345 million in cash.
The deal to buy the Spanish-language broadcaster and producer from telecom carrier Telefonica SA is part of Viacom’s plan to expand across Argentina and Latin America. (Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D‘Silva)