Tag Archives: STBs

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 [...]

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 [...]

America Movil starts removing the Net brand in Brazil

After announcing that the services of the ‘Net’ brand would become available under the ‘Claro’ brand in Brazil, now América Móvil renewed the navigation interface of several STBs of Net customers, which now began to visualize a a visual aesthetic more related to Claro. America Movil began the Claro/Net integration in 2015, although, in July [...]

Megacable ends 2019 with more than 800 thousand Xview subscribers and almost 5 million distributed STBs

In its Q4 2019 quarterly results report, Megacable officially reported that its OTT Xview recorded 111 thousand net additions during the period, to reach 827 thousand subscribers at the end of 2019. The figure, according to the company’s report, means a 15.4% growth in relation to Q3 2019. On the other hand, the Mexican group [...]

Brazil has destroyed 12 thousand pay TV STBs used for piracy this year

Brazilian Federal Revenue Department, better known as Receita Federal, has destroyed 12 thousand STBs used for piracy activities in the pay TV business this year. Since 2016, 112 thousand have already been destroyed, with losses estimated at USD 2334.7 million per year. The Federal Revenue Department, committed to combat cross-border crimes, such as smuggling, records [...]