Tag Archives: Cuba

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, [...]

Netflix to cancel free trial month in Latin American, Caribbean and European countries

Netflix ended its one-month free offer for new subscribers in several Latin American, Caribbean and European countries  Those affected by the measure are Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba,  Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, according to the official Netflix help page. The OTT did not make this modification in [...]

Cuba to start analogue switch-off in July

Cuba plans to start a partial analogue switch-off in July, according to local newspaper Granma. DTT coverage is expected to reach 100% of the country within a period of three years. The first stage of the gradual process will begin in the municipality Isla de la Juventud (west) and in five municipalities in the central [...]

DTT coverage in Cuba reaches 60% of the country

Digital terrestrial TV in Cuba reaches 60% of the national territory. Until September of this year, 1.5 million decoders and more than 230,000 hybrid HD TV sets were sold, according to data provided in the 5th edition of Digital Television Forum, held last week. Hugo Andrés Fernández, engineer of the Business Group of Information Technology and [...]

Cuba launches news channel

The Cuban government launched the news channel Caribe on March 14. It is available free-to-air on frequency HD-1, which does not cover the whole country, with three and a half hours of programming, at night. The director of the Information System of Cuban Television, Ovidio Cabrera García, said that the channel was created to give [...]

DTT in Cuba covers 60% of population

  DTT coverage in Cuba reached 60% of population and more than one million receivers have already been installed in the country, reported the authorities of the country in a press conference held at the Ministry of Communications.   The first tests were made in 2012 and so far, DTT coverage has been guaranteed in [...]

En Cuba la alternativa a la TV paga es la venta de contenidos en un dispositivo de almacenamientoIn Cuba, the commercialization of content in a storing device is an alternative to Pay-TV

En Cuba estaría en uso la distribución de un paquete semanal para satisfacer la demanda de series y películas extranjeras, entre otros productos, según informaron diversos medios de ese país e internacionales. Comparable en cuanto a contenidos a los servicios de streaming que existen actualmente, se trataría de un paquete con suscripción que se entrega [...]

Cuba definió la norma de TDT que utilizará y avanza con el despliegue de transmisoresCuba defined which standard DTT will use and proceeds with the deployment of transmitters

Cuba concluyó con la etapa de definición de la norma de Televisión Digital Terrestre que utilizará y avanza con el despliegue de los primeros transmisores en casi todas las cabeceras de provincia con buena cobertura, según informaron diversos medios de ese país. En Cuba se está desarrollando el Tercer Foro Internacional de Televisión Digital, marco [...]

Nueva tanda de STBs para TDT ingresará a Cuba durante los primeros meses de 2015New DTT STBs batch will enter Cuba during the first months of 2015

Dos de las principales cadenas de tiendas minoristas de Cuba, Cimex y TRD Caribe, adquirieron decodificadores de Televisión Digital Terrestre (TDT) en el exterior para abastecer la alta demanda que había en ese país. Estiman que podrán poner a la venta cerca de 249 mil cajas durante el primer cuatrimestre de este año. Igualmente, desde [...]