Tag Archives: DTH

Brazil authorizes 102 new digital channels in cities with analog signal

The Brazilian Ministry of Communications authorized the incorporation of 102 new digital channels for 84 cities in the states of Alagoas, Bahia, Pernambuco and Sergipe, which until now only had an analog signal. Within the framework of the Digitaliza Brasil initiative, the municipalities will be provided with the necessary infrastructure to transmit digitally, and a [...]

Telefónica Colombia closed Q3 2021 with more IPTV suscribers than DTH

Telefónica Colombia exceeded 285 thousand IPTV subscribers by the end of the third quarter of 2021, which represents more than half of the total number of pay TV clients, which reached 5,345 thousand. After a growth of 74.9% year-on-year, the service surpassed the DTH subscriber base in the country for the first time, according to [...]

Government of Venezuela launches free DTH service

The Government of Venezuela launched FTA Venezuela, a free DTH service for its entire territory that will offer 27 national and international TV channels and 10 radio stations. Through the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), the State announced the project and described it as “the new way of watching television“. However, although content viewing will be [...]

Digital TV in Cuba would reach 400 thousand users in the first stage of partial transition

Cuba would reach 400 thousand terrestrial digital TV users during the first stage of partial transition, as announced by Yamile Hernández Fernández, vice president of the regional technology company Copextel. In addition, she explained that the digitization process is expected to happen between November 30 and December 15 of this year, from the province of [...]

Cotas launches new Go On TV service with Comteco

Bolivia’s Telecommunications Cooperative from Santa Cruz, Cotas, launched a new advanced TV service, Go On TV, based on the product of the same name from Comteco, the Cochabamba cooperative with which it partnered for the project. However, the company announced that for now its traditional Pay TV and DTH services will continue in function. Classified [...]

Eutelsat rejects purchase offer from Patrick Drahi

Eutelsat, a provider of satellite services in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, rejected the takeover bid from Patrick Drahi, founder of Altice Europe. As revealed by the company, the “unsolicited” proposal of USD 14.02 per share was rejected for “unfavorable conditions” and for being “too low“. It was also explained that the [...]