Category Archives: DTH

SES-14 goes operational

SES announced that the high-powered SES-14 satellite is now serving Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as North America, North Atlantic and West Africa. It is positioned at 47.5 degrees West, replacing and augmenting services currently provided on NSS-806. The new satellite has both C- and Ku-band wide-beam coverage and Ku-band high throughput spot [...]

El satélite SES-14 ya está operativo en Latinoamérica

SES anunció que el satélite de alta potencia SES-14 ya presta servicio a América Latina y el Caribe, además de América del Norte, el Atlántico Norte y África Occidental. Se encuentra ubicado en la posición orbital 47,5 grados oeste y reemplaza y aumenta los servicios que actualmente se ofrecen a través del satélite NSS-806. El [...]

Sky aposta em eSports

A Sky, principal operadora de DTH do Brasil, anunciou que irá investir nos esportes eletrônicos, conhecidos como eSports. Os primeiros projetos são o e-Brasileirão, campeonato nacional de Pro Evolution Soccer (PES), e o projeto beneficente Go For Gaming. A Sky é reconhecida por ser patrocinadora de esportes tradicionais. Nossa estratégia é ampliar esse patrocínio, se [...]

Cablevisión lanza DTH con más canales HD en Uruguay

El operador de TV paga Cablevisión incorporó el servicio de TV satelital a su oferta en las ciudades de Montevideo, Canelones y San José en Uruguay. Esta iniciativa le permite brindar más señales en HD. Como parte del lanzamiento, la empresa ofrece una promoción para nuevos clientes con el primer mes gratis, además del paquete [...]

TSTV relaunches via Nigcomsat in Nigeria

The direct-to-home (DTH) platform TSTV Nigeria, which was struggling in its first year of operation, has relaunched using newly acquired Nigcomsat transponder space. The company worked with Intertel, Federal Ministry of Communications and Nigcomsat to migrate to Nigerias first communications satellite and offer all 45 channels in full high definition (HD). TSTV is currently offering [...]

Malawi villages to have access to satellite TV owing to Chinese-aided project

The Malawi government has launched a satellite television project which seeks to make 500 rural communities connected to satellite television services, with assistance from China. The development is a follow-up action since the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit held in South Africa, and part of China’s pledge to provide satellite TV reception to [...]

Antena 3 Internacional expands distribution in Sky Mexico

Atresmedia announced that Antena 3 Internacional is expanding its presence in Sky Mexico. The Spanish channel is now available in the operators FUN package. Antena 3 is available in Sky Mexicos programming lineup since 2006 through the Platinum package. In the FUN package, Antena 3 Internacional is available in channel 1282. Sky’s offer also includes [...]

DirecTV launches prepaid HD service in Argentina

DirecTV announced the launch of a new prepaid HD kit in Argentina, with more than 40 additional channels in high definition. Users can make recharges starting from AR$ 190 (USD 7). The prepaid HD kit costs AR$ 449 (USD 16.4) and can be purchased at any of the authorized points of sale, in main supermarket [...]