Category Archives: Cable

Zimbabwe’s Econet suspends internet services on government order

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, adding that all [...]

Colombian Government approves Fox’s purchase by Disney

Colombian Industry and Commerce Superintendence approved the operation for the acquisition of Fox by Disney. According to investigations carried out by the organization, Disney would have less than 20% participation in entertainment, and would acquire leadership only in movies for theatres production and acquire, in which it would record a 28% participation. Operation includes audiovisual [...]

TV por cable volvió a superar a DTH en 2018

Según el monitoreo de inteligencia de mercado de Dataxis, el tercer trimestre de 2018 registró un total de 33,8 millones de suscriptores a TV satelital en Latinoamérica, mientras que la TV por cable llegó a 34,8 millones. Esto indica una tendencia irreversible hacia fin de 2018. La TV por cable, que había perdido el liderazgo [...]

Cable TV beat DTH again in 2018

According to Dataxis market intelligence monitoring, third quarter 2018 recorded 33.8 million DTH TV subscribers in Latin America, while Cable TV reached 34.8 million. This means an irreversible trend towards the end of 2018. Cable TV,  which had lost leadership in 2014, surpassed DTH again in 2018. There are two main factors that explain this [...]

Chilean Mega launches its new TV channel Megaplus

 Megaplus, third TV network of Mega Media group, began its emissions  through channels 736 HD of VTR and 24 in analogue cable. The new channel will focus on more context, depth and analysis news, in order to attract audiences with new contents.   “The channel will have information programs, that we will board differently, with [...]

Arasu to acquire 700000 STBs for DAS implementation in Tamil Nadu

The state government-owned Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation (TACTV) is looking for 700000 Set-top boxes (STB) via a bidding process for DAS implementation in Tamil Nadu area. To recall, ARASU received a MSO licence from the Ministry of information and broadcast in April and has to complete the digitisation of its network within three [...]

The MIB grants nine MSO licences

The Ministry Information and Broadcasting decided to give nine multi system operator (MSO) licences in April. These licenses went to various companies two are Odisha-based and the rest went to different region such as Gujarat, New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar The MIB has granted 193 MSO licences between march and April. Even [...]

Reliance Jio testing cable TV and Set-top Box

Reliance JIO the LTE mobile Network operator in India owned by Mukesh Ambani which has conquered a large part of the local market due to its aggressive pricing strategy is now looking to new endeavor and its destination is clear: Cable TV. Reliance Jio has in 2015 acquired a Multi-system operator (MSO) Licence from the [...]