Tag Archives: DTT

Costa Rica advances in analog blackout’s implementation this year

According to Luis Adrián Salazar, head of Costa Rican Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry (MiCiTT), the country shows a significant advance to develop the analog blackout, which will take place this year, despite some inconveniences that the country is having. We could be 75% advanced with that project. No one will be disconnected or remove [...]

ANTV wants to change Colombian analogic blackout’s date

Analog blackout was scheduled for December 31st, 2019 in Colombia. However, that country’s National Television Authority (ANTV), has until March 1st  to make consultations to modify DTT transition date. Ending up analog broadcasts on December 31st, 2019 means a risk to continue providing the service, reason why these Authority has started procedures for a regulatory [...]

Anatel decides in April how to invest after TV digitization in Brazil

Brazilian Government, together with National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), telecommunications and TV companies, postponed to April the decision on how to invest money from analog TV channels replacement first step in Brazil, which is estimated in USD 236 million.  Union General Advocacy (AGU) will establish legal limits in the use of money. Moisés Moreira, Anatel adviser, [...]

Anatel decides how to invest after Brazilian TV digitalization

Last Friday, February 1st, telecommunications companies deadline to submit to  National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) projects to use approximately USD 218.7 million after finishing Brazilian digitizing TV process met. Moisés Moreira, Anatel adviser, said he will wait for the decision of the Union General Advocacy (AGU) to determine how to invest the money. Moreira explained that [...]

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. [...]

Bolivia gets ready for analog blackout’s first step

Bolivian Regulation, Inspection and Transportation Authority (ATT) will carry out the analog blackout in La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz de la Sierra cities next November. Gustavo Pozo, Telecommunications Vice Minister, informed that, in a second step, process will continue in 2022 in intermediates and capital cities, and in the rest of the country in [...]

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 [...]

Chilean TV networks reach 16% migration to DTT

Chilean TV networks are moving along analog blackout, which will take place in 2020, and where channels must have all they concessions migrated to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT). According to data from Chilean National Television Council (CNTV), Chilevisión was one of the channels with the greatest evolution in this process. It owns 63 concessions and [...]

Argentina renews DTT deal with RT

Russian TV network RT will continue to be available on the DTT platform in Argentina. Its executives renewed the distribution deal until 2022. The signing ceremony was attended by Russian president Vladimir Putin and Argentine president Mauricio Macri. RT was the first foreign broadcaster to be carried by TDA (Television Digital Abierta- Open Digital Television). [...]