Tag Archives: DTH

Claro reinforces its DTH service in Brazil

DTH operator Claro (América Móvil) is changing its strategy in the Brazilian market. Next week, it will present a new image and features, the company announced in a promotional video. In turn, local news site TelaViva reported that Agrício Silva Neto, who was previously VP of Marketing at Sky, was named as CEO of a [...]

Movistar launches DTH in Costa Rica

Movistar has commercially launched its prepaid DTH service in Costa Rica. The basic package, called Plan Pro HD, includes 15 HD channels, 54 in SD and three national TV networks for a monthly price of ¢9,900 (USD 17). The offer includes four plans. The options Pro HD + HBO MAX (77 channels, 20 in HD) [...]

Cablevisión to migrate to DTH in Uruguay

The Uruguayan government decided – through a decree – to free up the UHF system in the 512 MHz band and migrate all the operators – in this case only Cablevisión – to DTH, in Montevideo and the metropolitan area, local daily El Observador reported. The decree, dated December 28, 2017, were published on the [...]

Claro to offer pay TV in Uruguay

Telecommunications company Claro will be able to offer pay TV in Uruguay after a final decision of a Court of Civil Appeals declared “illegitimate” the Government’s position towards the company. According to the ruling, the Executive Power resists to comply with a ruling issued by the Contentious-Administrative Tribunal (TCA in Spanish) in 2012, El País [...]

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 becomes operational

Hispasat announced that Amazonas 5 satellite is now in its final 61° West orbital position and has begun to offer the telecommunications services for which it was designed after having successfully passed the exhaustive testing carried out in space. The new satellite offers coverage over the entire American continent and has an estimated useful life [...]

Argentine telcos near DTH approval decision

In a meeting with journalists held during Jornadas Internacionales 2017, Miguel de Godoy, head of the National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom), said that it is “very likely” that the government will give telephone companies the approval to offer pay TV using DTH technology. Currently, telecom companies are allowed to provide pay [...]

Las telefónicas, cerca de dar DTH en Argentina

En un encuentro con periodistas realizado durante Jornadas Internacionales 2017, el titular del Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom), Miguel de Godoy, afirmó que es “muy probable que el gobierno autorice a las telefónicas a dar DTH. Actualmente, las empresas de telecomunicaciones sólo están autorizadas a brindar TV paga, a partir del año que viene, mediante [...]

Oi combines DTH and OTT to grow in Brazilian market

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi reached 100,000 activations in one month of its new Oi Total Play service, which allows broadband customers to access digital platforms from Discovery, ESPN, FOX Networks Group Brazil (FNG), HBO, Sony and Viacom, without subscribing to traditional pay TV. Ois Director of Products and Content, Roberto Guenzburger, said during his participation in [...]