Tag Archives: Conatel

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 [...]

Venezuelan Government to order price adjustments for pay TV companies

Venezuelan Socio Economic Rights Defense National Superintendency (Sundde)  issued a preventive measure to adjust prices to pay TV companies for alleged speculation crime. The action took place in response to subscribers complaints, who expressed their dissatisfaction with plans fee increments, service failures and other reasons, according to what Sundde reported officially. Pay TV companies reported [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Venezuelan Pay TV decreases subscribers since 2015

Pay TV market reported 4.640.925 subscribers in Venezuela in the first quarter 2018. According to National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), this service continues lowing its subscribers since last quarter 2015. Between December 2015 and March 2018, Venezuelan Pay TV lost 418.531 subscribers. Conatel stated that Miranda, Zulia, Carabobo, Distrito Capital and Aragua are the cities with [...]

Paraguay wants to ban analog TV sets imports

The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MIC) and the Paraguayan Customs want to ban non-digital TV sets imports in the country with the aim of preparing the population for the analog switch-off, which will take place in 2020. This was announced by Conatels Radiocommunication manager, Alberto Ishibashi, according to local [...]

Venezuelan pay TV market still falling

According to data released by Venezuelan regulator Conatel, the countrys pay TV market ended the second quarter of 2017 with 4.8 million subscribers, a figure that represents a decrease of 1.4% compared to previous quarter and 3.8% compared to same quarter last year. Household penetration fell from 67.01% in Q216 to 63.58% in Q317. Among [...]