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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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Chilean FTA TV channels accelerate analog blackout in regional and provincial capitals

Chilean Telecommunications Sub Secretary (Subtel) put off in May the legal obligation to implement the analog blackout in the country, originally scheduled for April 2020, and set a new deployment plan that aims regional capitals to implement DTT migration in 2021, while the deadline for provincial capitals is 2023. The entity reported that Canal 13 [...]

Costa Rica, almost ready to implement the analog blackout

Next August 14th, Costa Rica will implement the analog blackout, by which TV network will only be accessed through digital devices capable of reproducing the ISDB-TB standard format, known as ‘Japanese-Brazilian’, and selected by the country for this process. The Costa Rican Social Assistance Mixed Institute (IMAS) had announced the delivery of STBs to 7,500 [...]

CNTV completes first stage of DTT concessions delivery in Chile

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) ended the first stage DTT concessions delivery, with 51 new channels. The entire process considered  88 public tenders, of which 36 were already awarded, and another 15 are adjudicated, with their official publication pending. In addition, 24 tenders were declared invalid, of which no applicants were recorded in 11 of [...]