Tag Archives: Conatel

Conatel rejects values of Simple TV packages in Venezuela

As reported through his official Twitter account by the Venezuelan journalist specialized in telecommunications Armando Espinoza, the countrys Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel) rejected prices presented by the Scale Capital investment fund, to start marketing Simple TV, name recently adopted for DirecTV operations in Venezuela. As reported by Espinoza, Conatel requested to reduce the values [...]

Scale Capital agrees to buy DirecTV in Venezuela

The Scale Capital firm announced this last August 14th an agreement to acquire DirecTV Venezuela (AT&T). The news was confirmed by Scale Capital through a press release. In addition, Scale Capital reported that the agreement allows immediate service to more than 2 million families who were subscribers of DirecTV Venezuela. On its quarterly results report [...]

Conatel takes control of DirecTV facilities in Venezuela

The Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) requested that countrys National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) to take immediate control of all movable and immovable property, commercial offices, administrative headquarters, operations and broadcasts center, antennas and any other type of facilities intended to provide DirecTV Venezuelas subscription service (AT&T), together with the Bolivarian National Armed Forces. The [...]

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. [...]

Honduras puts analog blackout off due to Coronavirus

The Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) decided to postpone the deadline for the analog blackouts implementation in that country, which was scheduled for the end of this month, due to the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Conatel’s decision makes changes on the entitys 04/19 resolution, published on December 26th, 2019, which established April 27th as the [...]

Paraguay gets ready to implement the analog blackout in 2021

Juan Carlos Duarte, President at Conatel in Paraguay, said that, by the end of 2021, the regulator will implement the analog blackout in the first of 14 zones established in the country. The first area includes Asuncion, Departamento Central and some towns of Cordillera, Paraguari and Presidente Hayes, as well as the Ñeembucu district. To [...]

Honduras sets deadline for DTT migration

Edith Copland, commissioner at the Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), explained that the analog blackout is planned to take place in the country from  the first day of 2020, with a deadline set for next April 27th. To date, it is estimated that 70% of Honduran TV channels are ready to migrate to DTT. Copland [...]

Telecom Argentina ends TuVes Paraguay acquisition process

As reported by Telecom Argentina in its Q3 2019 quarterly results report, the company confirmed it has acquired a 30% of the Paraguayan DTH operator TuVes shareholding package. This way, the agreement ran in 2017 was completed, whereby Telecom Argentina, through is Paraguayan subsidiary Nucleo, had acquired TuVes in a 70%.  TuVes provides telecommunications and [...]

Conatel delays new TV channels opening in Paraguay

The Head of the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commision (Conatel), Eng. Juan Carlos Duarte Dure, explained that the Paraguayan regulator has seven regional TV channels available on the VHF system, and is not distributing them. It is also unknown if a public tender can be made during this year. The TV channels will be available at [...]

Honduras must have 500 TV channels migrated to DTT by January 2020

As reported by Honduran newspaper El Heraldo, that countrys National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) is developing an audit in order to determine which companies are meeting the measure that, by January 2020, 500 TV channels must migrate to DTT in the country.  Six years ago, Conatel came to terms with TV operators in the country, that [...]