Category: DTT

CableMio moves forward in its DTT migration process and plans to implement the analog blackout by the end of the year

During the panel The new OTT era of pay TV operators, which opened the first Nextv Series Andeans virtual edition, Sergio Restrepo, CEO at CableMio, reported that the company is working on its DTT migration process and plans to implement the analog blackout by the end of 2021. Theadeu Coelho, Sales Director Latam at Bitmovin; [...]

Dominican Republic to invest USD 30 million in STBs for DTT

Nelson de Jesus Arroyo, President of the Board of Directors of the  Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (Indotel), reported that the Dominican telecommunications regulator will remain focused on the analog blackout’s implementation in the Caribbean country, which is scheduled for 2022 This way, a USD 30 million investment in STBs for DTT on the island [...]

TV channels request to put analog blackout off in Chile until 2026

According to the information reported on Diario Financieros web version this last Tuesday, March 16th, Chilean FTA TV channels, gathered through Anatel, an entity that brings together the country’s FTA TV channels, requested the Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) to grant a new deadline to complete the total migration to DTT. According to Pisapapeles, the channels [...]

Cuba to strengthen DTT STBs production

As reported on several specialized websites in Cuba, the country’s Communications Minister, Jose Luis Perdomo Dilella, informed that the distribution of STBs for digital TV will be strengthened in the country from the second quarter of the year, especially in those areas where it is expected a greater progress in the DTT migration process. Likewise, [...]

Peru changes analog blackout’s implementation schedule in seven cities

Peruvian Transport and Communications Ministry (MTC) has recently released a decree through which the analog blackouts implementation schedule plan in the country is modified. As reported on various specialized websites, the decision is related to the Coronavirus pandemic impact. Cities affected by the measure are Ayacucho; Chimbote; Ica; Iquitos; Juliaca; Pucallpa; Puno and Tacna, which [...]

Panama puts analog blackout off for 2021

As recently reported by several specialized websites, the Autoridad Nacional de Servicios Publicos de Panama (ASEP) has ordered to postpone the analog blackout in Panama, whose first phase was originally scheduled for October 2020. According to the information reported, the new date will take place in June next year.  Mobility problems caused due to the [...]

Universidad de Chile plans to launch new DTT channel

The Universidad de Chile has officially announced this last Thursday, November 19th, the launch of a new TV channel, due to the celebration of its 178th anniversary. According to the information that was reported, it will be launched as a DTT channel, on channel 11.2. For the launch of the channel, the educational entity has [...]

Costa Rica puts analog blackout’s second stage off for August 2021

As reported by several specialized websites in Costa Rica, due to the advance of the Coronavirus pandemic globally, the countrys Government made the decision to put the deadline for the implementation of the second stage of the analog blackout off until July 14th, 2021, one year later than it was originally scheduled. In Costa Rica, [...]

Cuba expands its DTT coverage

As recently reported by Cuban specialized websites, DTT reached 76.2% coverage on the island, according to Carlos Arencibia Garcia, Technical Director of the Cuban Radio Communication and Broadcasting Company (Radiocuba). In addition, 63 new DTT broadcasters were installed in the territory, as a result of a donation from China, to improve coverage. Despite the conditions [...]

190 TV channels have not migrated to DTT in Honduras due to Coronavirus

According to the Honduran newspaper El Heraldo web version, the country’s National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) reported that 190 TV channels have not implemented the analog blackout due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In April, the regulator reported that the migration to DTT, originally scheduled for last April 27th, was postponed due to the advance of Covid-19. [...]