Tag Archives: Panamá

Panama: retailers to stop selling analog TVs in 2019

Starting in April 2019, all TV sets sold in Panama will have to include a DVB-T tuner. The announcement was made by Roberto Meana Meléndez, General Administrator of the National Authority of Public Services (Asep), during a meeting with journalists. “This type of action will bring us closer to continuing to monitor the development of [...]

Millicom to acquire Panama’s Cable Onda

Millicom announced that it is acquiring a controlling 80% stake in Panamas Cable Onda. The transaction values 100% of the company at an enterprise value of USD 1,460 million, with a cash consideration of approximately $1,002 million, the group said in a statement. The deal is expected to close by year-end 2018. The selling shareholders [...]

Atrescine launches in Panama with Cable Onda

Atrescine, the new HD channel of Atresmedia Internacional dedicated to Spanish cinema and addressed to the Hispanic market, has signed its first distribution agreement with the Panamanian operator Cable Onda. The new channel is available to Cable Onda subscribers from Play HD plan, in HFC service and at position 244 of the lineup, the Spanish [...]

Panama’s DTT rollout moves forward

The National Authority of Public Services (Asep) presented the results of its annual report and provided details of the progress in the deployment of digital terrestrial television (DTT). The analogue switch-off is scheduled for 2019. According to the document issued by the entity, all TV concessionaires operating in the departments included in the first phase [...]

Panama to start analogue switch-off in October 2018

The Authority of Public Services of Panama (Asep) opened a public consultation with the objective of receiving opinions and comments on the end of analogue transmissions and the implementation of DTT in the country. The consultation opens the debate on the analogue switch-off in the provinces of Panama, Panama West and Colon, which are part [...]

Panama’s Cable Onda unveiled Cable Onda Go App

Panamanian operator Cable Onda unveiled during Tepal 2017, last week, the new mobile application Cable Onda Go, which allows its pay TV customers to access live channels and on demand content at no additional cost. The app is available for iOS and Android devices. Contents include series, films, sports and children’s programming, among others. The service [...]

Crackle launches in Panama with Cable Onda

Sony Pictures Television Networks announced that its streaming service Crackle will be available to Cable Onda subscribers starting on July 15. Crackle will be part of the operator’s Super Familiar and Favorito packages so clients with these two options can access at no additional cost. In this way, Cable Onda becomes the first pay TV [...]

Panama’s Cable Onda expands TiVo offerings

Panamanian operator Cable Onda will soon offer its customers the latest TiVo Gateway DVR solution, which provides features like 4K and OTT content, including Netflix, YouTube and hundreds of additional apps. TiVos Gateway DVR offers a 4K UHD multi-room solution for DVR, tablets and smartphones that makes it easier for binge-watching, entertainment fanatics to find [...]

Cable Onda selects Elemental solutions to power unified headend

Elemental Technologies announced that it was selected by Panamanian operator Cable Onda to power its unified video headend. Elemental will facilitate a consistent user experience across Cable Onda broadband networks as well as help Cable Onda provide consumers with access to catch up-TV, networked PVR applications and video-on-demand (VOD) services. The companys solutions will also [...]

Panama’s Cable Onda selects SeaChange solutions for next-generation video

Cable Onda has begun building its next-generation video experience across cable, OTT and IPTV networks on a single video back office with integrated content management and advertising solutions from SeaChange International. With SeaChange Adrenalin multiscreen television platform, the Panama-based service provider will serve on-demand and linear video to all consumer platforms and devices, including value-added [...]