Tag Archives: STB

Claro launches new ‘Claro Box TV’ STB in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

The telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has recently launched  its new Claro Box TV STB in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo). The launch had been announced at the end of July by several specialized websites in Brazil, including Tecnoblog, which had access to the device handbook. According to the specialized website Telaviva, plans [...]

Uruguayan telco Antel’s President rejects to make original productions for Vera+

According to specialized websites in Uruguay, Gabriel Gurmendez, President at the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that the company will not venture into producing its own content for the Vera+ platform and the Vera TV channel. The executive’s statements, as reported by Uruguayan websites, were made in the Primera Mañana radio program,  broadcast by Radio El [...]

TV Peru to provide broadcasting services via satellite to reach areas without telecommunications offers

As reported by several specialized websites in Peru this last Wednesday, the country’s Transport and Communications Ministry (MTC) led the Peruvian Radio and Television National Institute (IRTP), the entity in charge of the TV channel TV Peru, to provide the satellite broadcasting service, for educational purposes. The MTC explained that the service will allow several [...]

Entel Chile launches new OTT and Android TV STB

Chilean telecommunications company Entel announced on Monday the launch of Entel TV, its new OTT, which, according to what it officially reported, can be accessed from smart TVs, tablets and smartphones. The platform joins 41 available TV channels, including Chilean channels; from Disney; Turner and international ones. In addition, Entel TV offers the possibility of [...]

VTR starts offering internet via FTTH and prepares its IPTV offer

As reported by the specialized website Pisapapeles, the Chilean telecommunications company VTR started to offer internet via FTTH in Quintero (Valparaiso, Chile), with speeds of 200, 500 and 600 mbps, which coincide with the offer that VTR currently provides to its HFC service subscribers. Up to now, the Chilean company has not reported itself on [...]

Entel Chile offers STBs with Android TV

 As reported by the Chilean website Pisapapeles, the Chilean telco Entel began offering a new STB with Android TV operating system, which will allow its customers to turn their TV into a smart TV. According to Pisapapeles, the offer has been available since last July 8th, when the company started installing it to its customers. [...]

Telefonica Brazil adds Amazon Prime Video on Vivo Play

The pay TV operator Vivo (brand under which Telefonica operates in Brazil) announced that, since this June 29th, it has integrated the Amazon Prime Video app on its Vivo Play platform, being the first Brazilian operator to offer this alternative. This way, Vivo TV subscribers in Brazil can access the Amazon Prime Video catalog from [...]

Antel launches new STB for TVs in Uruguay

Uruguayan telco Antel began marketing a new STB, which it named Antel Box. It is a 4K streaming player, which has Netflix, YouTube and Vera TV apps pre-installed. The device is available in Uruguay at UYU 2,990 (USD 69). Antel Box is a device that allows you to access a wide variety of content and [...]

Cablevision makes Flow app available to all its clients for free in Argentina

Telecom Argentina announced yesterday that all Cablevision customers in the country will be able to access the Flow app for free, available for download on any device from the Google Play Store or App Store. The initiative takes place as a measure to keep people at home and stop the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). The [...]