Tag Archives: STB

Brazil’s Oi rolls out Android TV STB

Brazilian company Oi launched a streaming STB based on Android TV, named Streaming Box, which includes the operators own OTT Oi Play, as well as others like Netflix, YouTube and ESPN. The STB is also available to consumers who are not customers of Oi services and costs about R$ 480 (USD 116). The STB was [...]

Telecom Argentina had more than 370 thousand Flow STBs in Q2 2019

In its Q2 2019 results presentation,Telecom Argentina recorded 721 thousand Flow STBs, number which almost doubles the number of customers with Flow STBs in the same period 2018, which amounted to 377 thousand. The report also highlighted Flows offer deployment in Argentine provinces, where it is now available in Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Santiago del [...]

Paraguay puts off the analog blackout by 2021

Victor Martinez, Technical Manager at the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), confirmed that the country has delayed the analog blackout, now scheduled to take place on December 31st, 2021, one year after it was originally agreed. Martinez also reported that DTT migration will take place in stages, starting in Asuncion and surrounding cities. Paraguayan market [...]

Costa Rica, almost ready to implement the analog blackout

Next August 14th, Costa Rica will implement the analog blackout, by which TV network will only be accessed through digital devices capable of reproducing the ISDB-TB standard format, known as ‘Japanese-Brazilian’, and selected by the country for this process. The Costa Rican Social Assistance Mixed Institute (IMAS) had announced the delivery of STBs to 7,500 [...]

Entel deploys Amino solution to power Bolivia’s first nationwide IPTV rollout

Entel, the national telecommunications operator in Bolivia, has begun a major deployment of AminoVU set-top boxes running on AminoOS to deliver IPTV services across its newly deployed fiber network, which covers almost 100% of the country. Currently, Entel has a broad consumer offering including telephony, mobile, broadband and satellite TV and is broadening this range [...]

Brazilian channels are delivered through new SES satellite solution

Brazilian TV watchers already have the possibility to receive several channels in the country through the new free Ku-band solution from SES on the SES-10 satellite, located at 67 degrees West. To make it possible for customers to have an easy access to the channels, broadcasters can send their content to the SES teleport, located [...]

Brazil asks its population on how to continue taking measures against piracy

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) made a public consultation to its citizens, in order to obtain suggestions on how to combat piracy in the countrys telecommunications area. The entity also spread a report that gave several details on these topic and how it is affecting telecommunications industry at a national level. We must help the [...]

Brazil moves towards against TV channels piracy

Last April 22nd, Brazilians National Film Agency (Ancine), National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) together with the Federal Police met with Carrefour supermarket networks authorities to request that the company remove Android TV Box Tx2 STBs, which were offered through Carrefours loudspeakers in a store located in San Pablo, highlighting that the device makes it possible to [...]

Telecom Argentina records 602 thousand Flow STBs in Q1 2019

In its Q1 2019 financial results report, Telecom Argentina recorded 602 thousand Flow STBs acquired. These number almost doubles the one presented at the same period 2018, when customers with Flow STBs were 312 thousand. Telecom also mentioned it has added Netflix to Flows STB. In addition, customers with a STB and a Netflix account [...]

Costa Rican Government launches plan for low income families to migrate to DTT

The Costa Rican Social Assistance Mixed Institute (IMAS) announced that on July 15th it will deliver STBs to 7,500 families in extreme poverty conditions to migrate to DTT. According to the Institute, the initiative is focused on  family groups that do not have any pay TV services hired or a TV set able to receive [...]