Tag Archives: DTH

Bolivia’s AXS launches DTH service

Bolivian telecoms operator AXS has entered the pay TV market with the launch of its satellite TV service on November 5. According to the company, it will initially be offered in the cities of La Paz, El Alto, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz but it could be extended to the rest of the country. The official [...]

Court again stops Claro’s DTH service in Uruguay

The Administrative Litigation Court (TCA) of Uruguay closed the proceedings through which the telecommunications company Claro (América Móvil) claimed its right to offer satellite TV services in that country. The company had received the DTH license in 2008 and in the last 10 years, it has been facing judicial fights that deny it the possibility [...]

StarTV to add OTT services to TV offer in 2019

Mexican DTH operator StarTV is working on partnerships with OTTs services to complement its content offering. In 2019, it will offer well known platforms, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam the companys general director, Bruno Pruneda. Meanwhile, the company moves forward with its ‘double play’ package that integrates pay TV with satellite Internet. [...]

Argentine Senate gives preliminary approval to “short” telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate gave preliminary approval to the bill for the Promotion of ICT Infrastructure and Competition, known as the “short law”, which allows telecommunications companies to provide DTH, among other points. The initiative now goes to the Chamber of Deputies. The project – sent to the Senate by the Executive Power – had begun [...]

Argentina moves forward with short telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate approved the opinion of the “short” telecommunication law, which allows telcos to provide DTH in the country, among other points. The initiative is expected to be addressed next week. The debate of the bill for the promotion and deployment of infrastructure and competition of Tics (this is the official name) began in [...]

New must-carry rules for DTH operators in Argentina

Argentinas National Communications Agency (Enacom) established that satellite pay TV providers must deliver the State-owned free-to-air channels, as well as the Buenos Aires City channel and the Catholic Church channel (in this latter case in the area of coverage that coincides with the uplink of the DTH systems). The resolution also states that these systems [...]

New DTH service prepares to launch in Argentina

Juan Honofre Amarilla, director of Interam, recently participated in the conference NexTV Series Argentina where he analyzed the new strategies for the pay TV business and commented about the arrival of the new DTH service that the company plans to have operating in Formosa (in the north of the country) during this year. In March, [...]

CANTV’s DTH service launches HD channel

La Tele Tuya (TLT) has become the first channel in HD quality to launch on CNTVs DTH service in Venezuela. It is available on channel 602 of the operators lineup. “Today we take a new step by becoming the first Venezuelan channel to broadcast in HD, 24/7 through CANTV Satelital” the company said through a [...]