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Venezuelan Government confirms that the Venesat-1 satellite stops providing telecommunications services

The Venezuelan Government has officially confirmed that the Venesat-1 satellite, on which the CANTVs DTH operations were developed, will not provide telecommunications services anymore due to a failure.  Made by the Chinese company Great Wall Industry Corp and launched in 2008 from the Asian country, Venesat 1 had a useful life of 15 years, with [...]

Venezuela launches new FTTH plan with Cantv

Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, announced a new FTTH plan to be implemented in the countrys municipalities, and aims that, by November this year, 80% of the countrys municipalities will be connected. It will be developed by Cantv and will be implemented in the Capital District and in Miranda and Zulia states at first, to later [...]

Venezuela loses more than 70 thousand pay TV subscribers in Q4 2018

In its Telecommunications Area Figures Report belonging to the fourth quarter 2018, Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) recorded 4,623,817 pay TV subscribers in the country. The previous mentioned figure represents a 1.51% fall compared to last years same period, where there were 4,694,862 pay TV subscribers in Venezuela. From the total pay TV subscribers already [...]

Venezuela creates the National Telecommunications Corporation

From the Innovation and Technology Fair of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB), Venezuelas President, Nicolas Maduro, created the country’s National Telecommunications Corporation through a decree, and announced that telecommunications companies like  Cantv, Movilnet, Telecom, Venezuelas Broadcasting Network, Gran Caribe Communications and Ipostel (postal area) will be unified. The new corporation will be in charge [...]

Venezuela adds DTH and loses pay TV subscribers

According to the figures telecommunications field report at the end of the second quarter 2018, presented by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), Venezuelan pay TV  recorded 4,651,707 subscribers. These number means a 2.84% decrease in relation to the number of subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, which amounted to 4,787,451. The report mentions that, [...]