Category: DTT

Colombia’s DTT arrives in Cúcuta

Colombias National Television Board (JNTV) chose the city of Cúcuta to carry out a pilot test in the digital TV migration process, as part of the Territorios TDT project. In this way, about 4,000 homes in that region now have access to high definition TV signal. During a press conference, Camila Villamizar, member of the [...]

Brazil switches off analog TV in four capital cities

Brazil will switch-off analog TV this Tuesday in the cities of Macapá (capital of the state of Amapá), Porto Velho (Rondonia), Palmas (Tocantins) and Cuiabá (Mato Grosso), which already have 90% of the population ready to move towards DTT. It was planned that three other cities – Rio Branco (Acre), Campo Grande (Mato Grosso do [...]

Brazil has already delivered 10 million DTT kits

Seja Digital, the entity responsible for the DTT migration, has already delivered 10 million DTT kits to families benefiting from social plans of the Brazilian government. This is part of the digitalization process that is being carried out, gradually, in the country. The delivery of the 10 millionth equipment took place in the city of [...]

MVS will have a DTT channel in Mexico City

MVS Communications will enter the free-to-air market in Mexico City. In June, regulator IFT authorized the transmission of channel 52MX using the frequency 6.4 that belongs to Multimedios, El Economista reported. IFTs approval comes after four years of dispute for regulatory issues related to MVSs concession title and a conflict with the regulator in 2014 [...]

Bolivia prepares for analog switch-off

Wilmer Pantoja, in charge of Digital Television in the Vice Ministry of Telecommunications, said that Bolivia will be the second country in South America, after Brazil, to carry out its first analog switch-off, scheduled for November 2019. “Brazil is the only country in the region that has carried out the analog switch-off and is doing [...]

Multimedios to use multiprogramming in Mexico City

Multimedios groups channel 6.1 of Mexico City (CDMX) is currently in the testing phase and is expected to launch soon. Meanwhile, the company chose to divide the bandwidth into two more channels: 6.2 and 6.3 with contents of Millennium TV and Teleritmo, respectively, according to El Economista. Multimedios won the DTT channel in CDMX in [...]

There are 53 DTT stations in Peru

Peru is moving forward with the deployment of DTT, in order to face the analog switch off, scheduled for 2020 in Lima and Callao. By the end of June, 53 TV stations started DTT transmissions in these two cities, as well as in ten other locations in the interior, according to news agency Andina. Currently, [...]

Bolivia prepares for DTT

Bolivias vice-minister of Telecommunications, Gustavo Pozo, said that the deadline for free-to-air channels to begin their DTT transmissions expires at the end of June. According to Pozo, all VHF channels must start the transition until the end of this month, reported Prensa Latina. The official said there were delays in Customs in the entry of [...]

Colombia moves forward with DTT deployment

According to a report from the National Television Authority (ANTV), Colombia’s DTT already reaches 86% of the country’s population. The goal is for that number to increase to 92% by the end of this year. Currently, DTT covers 690 municipalities out of 1,122, with 40 stations that transmit the public network. Since 2015, coverage has [...]