Category: DTT

ANTV wants to change Colombian analogic blackout’s date

Analog blackout was scheduled for December 31st, 2019 in Colombia. However, that country’s National Television Authority (ANTV), has until March 1st  to make consultations to modify DTT transition date. Ending up analog broadcasts on December 31st, 2019 means a risk to continue providing the service, reason why these Authority has started procedures for a regulatory [...]

Anatel decides in April how to invest after TV digitization in Brazil

Brazilian Government, together with National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), telecommunications and TV companies, postponed to April the decision on how to invest money from analog TV channels replacement first step in Brazil, which is estimated in USD 236 million.  Union General Advocacy (AGU) will establish legal limits in the use of money. Moisés Moreira, Anatel adviser, [...]

Honduras gets ready for analogic blackout in 2020

Honduran analog blackout will take place next January 1st, 2020, as established by Telecommunications National Commision (Conatel), but Honduras has been working on it since October 2013, warning TV companies to begin TDT migration process. Currently, from the 431 Honduran broadcasters, 223 had made the migration, and the other 198 still have to complete it. [...]

Bolivia gets ready for analog blackout’s first step

Bolivian Regulation, Inspection and Transportation Authority (ATT) will carry out the analog blackout in La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz de la Sierra cities next November. Gustavo Pozo, Telecommunications Vice Minister, informed that, in a second step, process will continue in 2022 in intermediates and capital cities, and in the rest of the country in [...]

Paraguay gets ready for analog blackout in 2020

Paraguay will start moving to digital terrestrial television (TDT) in all it homes by the end 2020, so that definitively in 2021 the analog blackout is carried out. For this reason, and although there will be previous trainings, National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) urged population to get ready by adapting its receiving equipment according to the [...]

El Salvador started its transition to DTT

According to the announcement made by the General Superintendence of Electricity and Telecommunications (Siget), Channel 10 of El Salvador will be the first in emiting digital FTA signal. “The world is going from analogue to digital TV, in order to raise services quality levels to the largest number of the population. Technical and digital transformation [...]

RT en Español joins Televiva network

Russian news channel RT en Español is now available 24/7 on Televivas 21.11 channel in the state of Texas, United States. Thanks to the Televiva digital platform, more than 2.4 million households in Texas biggest city, Houston, as well as residents of Galveston and Pasadena, now have access to RT. Now Spanish speakers in the [...]

Analog TV users will have channels with same number on DTT

Peruvian Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MTC) proposed to make some modifications to the Master Plan for the Implementation of Digital Terrestrial Television in the country. The ministry specifically proposes to make changes in articles 3, 9 and 15, “with the objective that the process be carried out in an orderly manner, with absolute transparency [...]

Argentina renews DTT deal with RT

Russian TV network RT will continue to be available on the DTT platform in Argentina. Its executives renewed the distribution deal until 2022. The signing ceremony was attended by Russian president Vladimir Putin and Argentine president Mauricio Macri. RT was the first foreign broadcaster to be carried by TDA (Television Digital Abierta- Open Digital Television). [...]