Tag Archives: STB

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 [...]

Xiaomi launches STB for streaming in Brazil

Cell phones global leader Xiaomi, fourth in smartphones importance, will launch in Brazil its STB for streaming Mi Box S. The device, compatible with Chromecast, plays videos in 4K, and its remote control has a button to access Netflix and allows to activate voice commands through Google Assistant. Mi Box S was officially launched in [...]

Google Play is updated on Android TV and makes access to content easier

As part of a Google Plays upgrade on Android TV, the company said it is close to make it easier to Android TV users to register to subscription content. According to the specialized magazine Variety, customers can combine steps that include registration, downloading apps and login with credentials, and allow the use of a four-digit [...]

Accused of pay TV piracy are condemned with preventive detention in Argentina

Argentine Instruction Court N°3 from Corrientes City ordered the prosecution with preventive detention for people accused of piraced channels broadcasts. They are three people close to Caa Catí Cable Visión and the owner of Itati Cable Color. The complaint made to the first company is linked to the last raid, in August 2017, where three [...]