Category Archives: DTT

Ivory Coast to complete digital migration by 2020

In Ivory Coast, Sidi Tiémoko Touré (photo), the Minister of Communication launched, on August 8, the construction work of the national network of digital terrestrial television (DTT). The event took place in the building from which Ivorian Broadcasting Radio (RTI) was broadcasting in Abobo. ”I’m happy to start the work. He is pleased to see [...]

Brazil has already delivered 10 million DTT kits

Seja Digital, the entity responsible for the DTT migration, has already delivered 10 million DTT kits to families benefiting from social plans of the Brazilian government. This is part of the digitalization process that is being carried out, gradually, in the country. The delivery of the 10 millionth equipment took place in the city of [...]

Minister summons DSO stakeholders to dig deeper into content analysis in Nigeria

The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has tasked stakeholders in the Digital Switch Over (DSO) to carry out a detailed research to understanding consumers preferred content and means of delivering it. Mohammed who tasked the DSO stakeholders in Lagos yesterday on content delivery, at the opening of the Creative Nigeria Summit 2018 [...]

MVS will have a DTT channel in Mexico City

MVS Communications will enter the free-to-air market in Mexico City. In June, regulator IFT authorized the transmission of channel 52MX using the frequency 6.4 that belongs to Multimedios, El Economista reported. IFTs approval comes after four years of dispute for regulatory issues related to MVSs concession title and a conflict with the regulator in 2014 [...]

Bolivia prepares for analog switch-off

Wilmer Pantoja, in charge of Digital Television in the Vice Ministry of Telecommunications, said that Bolivia will be the second country in South America, after Brazil, to carry out its first analog switch-off, scheduled for November 2019. “Brazil is the only country in the region that has carried out the analog switch-off and is doing [...]

Multimedios to use multiprogramming in Mexico City

Multimedios groups channel 6.1 of Mexico City (CDMX) is currently in the testing phase and is expected to launch soon. Meanwhile, the company chose to divide the bandwidth into two more channels: 6.2 and 6.3 with contents of Millennium TV and Teleritmo, respectively, according to El Economista. Multimedios won the DTT channel in CDMX in [...]

There are 53 DTT stations in Peru

Peru is moving forward with the deployment of DTT, in order to face the analog switch off, scheduled for 2020 in Lima and Callao. By the end of June, 53 TV stations started DTT transmissions in these two cities, as well as in ten other locations in the interior, according to news agency Andina. Currently, [...]

Zimbabwe missed ITU DTT deadline by 3 years

Zimbabwe failed to meet the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline to migrate from analogue broadcasting to digital since June 2015. The digitalization project which is under the jurisdiction of the Broadcasting Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and being rolled out by Transmedia brought so much excitement across the country but the flame has blown out due [...]