Category Archives: DTH

Justicia autoriza a Claro a brindar TV paga en Uruguay

La empresa de telecomunicaciones Claro podrá brindar TV paga en Uruguay luego de que un fallo definitivo de un Tribunal de Apelaciones en lo Civil declarara como ilegítima la postura del Gobierno hacia la empresa. De acuerdo con el fallo, el Poder Ejecutivo “se resiste contumazmente” al cumplimiento de una sentencia dictada por el Tribunal [...]

Claro Brasil creará una unidad de negocios para su DTH

El grupo Claro Brasil (América Móvil) está creando una nueva unidad de negocios para el DTH Claro TV, que hasta el momento está bajo la órbita del área de negocios fijos residenciales, que incluye también al MSO Net, principal operador del país. Según reveló TelaViva, la empresa decidió dar este paso por entendió que, para [...]

Brazil pushes down DirecTV subs losses in Latin America

DirecTV Latin America ended the third quarter of 2017 with 13.5 million subscribers. Third-quarter subscriber net losses were 132,000 driven by losses in Brazil, according to AT&T report. SKY Brazil registered a subscriber base of 5.3 million, 230,000 less than in Q217.The PanAmericana division, which includes the operations of the rest of the countries of [...]

Chilean court confirms DirecTV fine for uncertified set-top boxes

The Court of Appeals of Santiago has confirmed the fine of more than USD 1 million imposed on DTH operator DirecTV by the Electricity and Fuels Superintendence (SEC) for the use of uncertified set-top boxes. According to local daily Diario Financiero,  57% of the fine corresponded to a failure to provide the requested information and [...]

TStv to start operation in Nigeria on November 1st

According to its management Telecom Satellite Television (TStv) is set to begin its operation as from 1 November 2017. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bright Echufu said, With modern digital equipment and a group of talented youths, we are bound to change the narration of digital satellite broadcasting in Nigeria. He also added, the [...]

TSTV to launch new DTH satellite service in Nigeria

TSTV is the new satellite TV and is partnering with a Europe-based television station, ABS Global, to launch a Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite TV in Nigeria on the 1st October 2017. The New TSTV will offer a Pay-As-You-Consume TV service, meaning you only pay for what you consume. TSTV which will soon be available across Nigeria [...]

Kwesé TV and Orange Botswana sealed content deal

Kwesé TV signed a partnership with Orange Botswana to deliver video content to Kwese subscribers. The two companies will use Oranges 4G network to stream content to the customers mobiles and to establish a DTH satellite platform. This streaming will include NBA TV, Viceland, the Premier league and many more of Kwesé catalogue. Lepata Mafa-Nthomola, [...]

Argentine telcos near DTH approval decision

In a meeting with journalists held during Jornadas Internacionales 2017, Miguel de Godoy, head of the National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom), said that it is “very likely” that the government will give telephone companies the approval to offer pay TV using DTH technology. Currently, telecom companies are allowed to provide pay [...]