Category Archives: DTT

Perfil prepares multiplatform strategy for its entry into DTT market

Argentinas media group Perfil will soon become a new player in the countrys DTT market. Cristian Hernández, digital director of Perfil Network, will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17 at the Intercontinental hotel in Buenos Aires. Prior to his participation in the event, the manager spoke with [...]

Chilean free-to-air channels want to postpone the analog switch-off

Chile’s free-to-air TV channels called for an extension of the analogue switch-off date, which is scheduled for 2020, due to the delay in the implementation of digital technology. The request came after a meeting between representatives of the Sub-secretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel) and the television industry, reported La Tercera. According to the chairman of the [...]

Free Digital signals for Samburu households

Sixty households in Samburu County locked out after the analogue to digital TV migration will soon receive free digital set top boxes. The digital TV project for Kenya is being implemented by the ministry of Information, Communication and Technology on behalf of the government of Kenya and Star times Software Technologies on behalf of the [...]

TSTV to start the sale of new Decoder

TSTV Africa launched its activities last year. The company has announced on their social media platform the beginning of the sales of Dexterity decoder. According to TSTVs Instagram page, Dexterity decoder sales will start soon once we have completed our ongoing nationwide tests and full integration of our data hubs nationwide. We can guarantee everyone [...]

Mexico to launch new tender for DTT channels

Mexicos Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) plans to tender new radio and TV stations in the second half of the year, according to the Annual Program for the Use of Frequency Bands 2018, published this week in the official gazette. According to the document, IFT plans to tender 58 commercial DTT channels, 22 channels for social [...]

StarTimes made a new move for the DSO in Zambia

StarTimes has handed over 2 Outside Broadcast Vans to the Zambian Government. The vans will be used to upgrade the outside live broadcasting capability of Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC), which will enable the national TV station to obtain, edit and transmit high definition signals in real time at outside events. The vans are part [...]

Motorola launches digital TV mod in Brazil

Motorola has launched in Brazil a new mod for Moto Z smartphones, which includes an external battery and access to digital TV. Users who purchase the new device will have free access to the contents of Globo Play OTT service for six months. This new moto mod, called Moto Power Pack & Digital TV, was [...]

GOtv Zambia granted DTT network license

The Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) has granted GOtv Zambia limited a private signal distributor network licence, authorising the company to install and operate a Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network. The Regulator said the company has been in operation in Zambia since 2011 and has secured approximately 85% urban coverage. ZICTA manager for [...]

Nicaragua to reach 90% DTT coverage by 2020

Nicaragua carried out last week the first digital terrestrial TV trial through channel 6, using a transmitter donated by Japan. According to the director of the Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Postal Services (Telcor), Orlando Castillo, DTT coverage is expected to reach 90% of the country by 2020. The director of channel 6, Aaron Peralta, [...]

Panama’s DTT rollout moves forward

The National Authority of Public Services (Asep) presented the results of its annual report and provided details of the progress in the deployment of digital terrestrial television (DTT). The analogue switch-off is scheduled for 2019. According to the document issued by the entity, all TV concessionaires operating in the departments included in the first phase [...]