Category: DTT

Cuba moves forward to the analog blackout implementation

With a 70% of the population now accessing to digital TV and more than 2.2 million distributed STBs, Cuba is moving forward tro the analog blackout, which is prevented to be implemented in 2023 in the Caribbean country. However, there are limitations on which we must work before facing the last digital TV deployment step, [...]

GatesAir wins TVN Chile digital TV broadcasting contract

GatesAir, a global leader in content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has won a large digital TV broadcasting contract with Chilean public service broadcaster Television Nacional de Chile (TVN Chile), which stipulates a three-year rollout of 124 ISDB-Tb digital TV devices in key cities throughout Chile, with initial deployments focused on Concepcion and [...]

Panama moves forward in the analog blackout’s implementation

The Panamanian National Public Services Authority (ASEP) announced yesterday that the analog blackouts phase I will be fully implemented next October 1st, 2020 in Panama, Panama Oeste and Colon provinces. According to the entity, the TDT migrations phase I provinces have an up to 23 fully digital contents offer already available. With this partial analog [...]

Conatel delays new TV channels opening in Paraguay

The Head of the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commision (Conatel), Eng. Juan Carlos Duarte Dure, explained that the Paraguayan regulator has seven regional TV channels available on the VHF system, and is not distributing them. It is also unknown if a public tender can be made during this year. The TV channels will be available at [...]

Honduras must have 500 TV channels migrated to DTT by January 2020

As reported by Honduran newspaper El Heraldo, that countrys National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) is developing an audit in order to determine which companies are meeting the measure that, by January 2020, 500 TV channels must migrate to DTT in the country.  Six years ago, Conatel came to terms with TV operators in the country, that [...]

Paraguay puts off the analog blackout by 2021

Victor Martinez, Technical Manager at the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), confirmed that the country has delayed the analog blackout, now scheduled to take place on December 31st, 2021, one year after it was originally agreed. Martinez also reported that DTT migration will take place in stages, starting in Asuncion and surrounding cities. Paraguayan market [...]

LG moves forward in TVs certifications for the analog blackout in Paraguay

According to what was reported on Paraguayan newspaper Ultima Horas website, Ernesto Caceres, LGs Commercial Manager, told the previous mentioned media that all the companys models are prepared for the standard that Paraguay will adopt when implementing the analog blackout. I can express myself only for the brand we represent. I have no information available [...]

Costa Rica implements analog blackout’s first stage today

Costa Rica is starting its first stage of the analog blackout implementation, which will take place in a staggered way according to what the countrys Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry reported (MiCiTT). DTT migrations first step will be concluded by August 15th, in which channels 2 to 69 will we available on digital network, although [...]

Paraguay plans how to implement the analog blackout, scheduled for 2020

According to what the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) officially reported, and, with the aim of planning the analog blackout implementation, scheduled for next year in the country, an important meeting took place this Tuesday at the regulators auditorium between the entitys senior officials and representatives from the Paraguayan TV Broadcasters Chamber (Catelpar) and the [...]

Telepacifico launches Origen Channel, Colombia’s DTT ethnic channel

Colombian TV channel Telepacifico today launched Origen Channel, its second DTT frequency, with content directed, produced, starred and inspired by the indigenous and Afro-Colombian universe, said Cesar Galviz Molina, Telepacificos General Manager.  The channel will feature African-American and indigenous productions from Valle del Cauca, Cauca, Choco and Nariño, the four main Colombian afro departments. Galvez [...]