Tag Archives: Túpac Katari

Second Bolivian satellite to offer more capacity

Ivan Zambrana, director of the Bolivian Space Agency (ABE in Spanish) said that the new Bolivian satellite will have a capacity 10 times bigger than the Túpac Katari satellite, since it will have more than 10,000 MHz of bandwidth, reported La Razón. Currently, the new satellite is in the process of being approved. “A project [...]

Bolivia prepares for analog switch-off

Wilmer Pantoja, in charge of Digital Television in the Vice Ministry of Telecommunications, said that Bolivia will be the second country in South America, after Brazil, to carry out its first analog switch-off, scheduled for November 2019. “Brazil is the only country in the region that has carried out the analog switch-off and is doing [...]

Túpac Katari satellite broadcasts 2018 South American Games in HD

The Bolivian Space Agency (ABE in Spanish), through the Túpac Katari satellite, and the state-owned channel Bolivia TV are broadcasting in high definition the XI Cochabamba South American Games for the 14 countries participating in the sporting event. The director of ABE, Iván Zambrana, said that Bolivia is one of the few countries in the [...]

Bolivia to switch off analogue TV in 2019

The President of the Authority for the Regulation and Control of Telecommunications and Transport (ATT), Roy Méndez, said that in November 2019, the analogue switch-off will take place in La Paz, El Alto, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz.  According to La Jornada, the executive also said that they are holding meetings with television companies to clear [...]

Bolivia’s TKSAT-1 provides free-to-air channels to 150,000 households

Iván Zambrana, director of the Bolivian Space Agency (ABE), said that there are currently 150,000 households receiving the free-to-air channels provided by the Túpac Katari (TKSAT-1) satellite, as well as another 30,000 accessing the service of the National Telecommunications Company of Bolivia (Entel). The TKSAT-1 offers 25 channels and an equal number of free national [...]