Tag Archives: Conatel

Telecom Argentina ends TuVes Paraguay acquisition process

As reported by Telecom Argentina in its Q3 2019 quarterly results report, the company confirmed it has acquired a 30% of the Paraguayan DTH operator TuVes shareholding package. This way, the agreement ran in 2017 was completed, whereby Telecom Argentina, through is Paraguayan subsidiary Nucleo, had acquired TuVes in a 70%.  TuVes provides telecommunications and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Venezuela loses more than 70 thousand pay TV subscribers in Q4 2018

In its Telecommunications Area Figures Report belonging to the fourth quarter 2018, Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) recorded 4,623,817 pay TV subscribers in the country. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1.51% fall compared to last years same period, where there were 4,694,862 pay TV subscribers in Venezuela. From the total pay TV subscribers already [...]

Venezuela creates the National Telecommunications Corporation

From the Innovation and Technology Fair of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB), Venezuelas President, Nicolas Maduro, created the country’s National Telecommunications Corporation through a decree, and announced that telecommunications companies like  Cantv, Movilnet, Telecom, Venezuelas Broadcasting Network, Gran Caribe Communications and Ipostel (postal area) will be unified. The new corporation will be in charge [...]

Venezuela adds DTH and loses pay TV subscribers

According to the figures telecommunications field report at the end of the second quarter 2018, presented by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), Venezuelan pay TV  recorded 4,651,707 subscribers. These number means a 2.84% decrease in relation to the number of subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, which amounted to 4,787,451. The report mentions that, [...]

Conatel will enforce cable companies to follow Organic Telecommunications Law

A motion presented by Deputy David Chávez, whose purpose was to make the Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) make it compulsory for  cable companies to follow TV channels frequencies, as required by Organic Telecommunications Law, was approved. In case of no response after submitting this motion, my initiative would also be to name  a Commission [...]