Category: DTT

Cuba puts analog blackout off for 2024

As confirmed by Ana Julia Marine Lopez, Cuban Sub-Minister of Communications, days ago to the local newspaper Granma, the country’s Communications Ministry has put the analog blackout off for 2024. Regarding the reasons for the decision, the newspaper reports that, initially, the DTT migration process in Cuba was going to be implemented between 2013 and [...]

Panama does not reach the percentage of STBs for DTT needed to start the analog blackout

According to the information reported on several specialized websites, the Panamanian Autoridad de los Servicios Publicos (ASEP), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, had to put the analog blackout off again, whose first phase was scheduled to begin on June 1st in Panama, Panama Oeste and Colon. According to the [...]

Chilean Government rejects FTA TV channel’s request and confirms analog blackout implementation for April 2024

The Chilean Government, through the Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), entity in charge of controlling and supervising  the telecommunications market in the country, announced its decision to reject the request made by FTA TV channels to put the analog blackout off in the country by 2026. This way, and as reported by the entity, the DTT [...]

Panama puts analog blackout’s first step off without defining a new date for the implementation

Panamanian Autoridad de los Servicios Publicos (ASEP), entity that regulates the telecommunications market in the country, has officially published the Resolution AN N° 16,784 RTV on May 26th, through which it reported its decision to put analog blackouts first step off in the country, which should have taken place last June 1st in the provinces [...]

Costa Rica to move forward on its DTT migration process as of July 14th

Costa Rican Digital TVs Mixed Commision announced on May 7th that it recommended the countrys Government  to gradually continue with the DTT transition process in the country as of July 14th. According to the information reported by the Costa Rican Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry (MinCiTT), the Mixed Commission recommends that analog TV broadcasts from [...]

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 [...]