Category Archives: DTT

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 [...]

Bolivia prepares for DTT

Bolivias vice-minister of Telecommunications, Gustavo Pozo, said that the deadline for free-to-air channels to begin their DTT transmissions expires at the end of June. According to Pozo, all VHF channels must start the transition until the end of this month, reported Prensa Latina. The official said there were delays in Customs in the entry of [...]

StarTimes to provide 10,000 villages in Africa with satellite TV

StarTimes is in the process of providing 10,000 villages in Africa with satellite television sets in its bid to improve access to information on the continent. Group President of StarTimes, Pang Xingxing said the company is committed to ensuring Africa is digitally switched on in this era of smart technology. In the shortest time possible, [...]

StarTimes to launch digital TV project in Zambia

Zambia partnered with StarTimes to launch a funded digital television project which will see 500 villages in the southern African nation access satellite television services. The project, part of the Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages, is undertaken by StarTimes Group, and will be completed in the country by the end of 2018. [...]

Colombia moves forward with DTT deployment

According to a report from the National Television Authority (ANTV), Colombia’s DTT already reaches 86% of the country’s population. The goal is for that number to increase to 92% by the end of this year. Currently, DTT covers 690 municipalities out of 1,122, with 40 stations that transmit the public network. Since 2015, coverage has [...]

StarTimes to roll out digital TV project for 800 villages in Kenya

Kenya and China have partnered to launch a digital project that will see 800 villages across the East African nation get access to satellite television services. The Cabinet Secretary for Information and Communication Technologies, Joe Mucheru declared, “The two governments are fully committed towards the project and have put in place elaborate structures to ensure [...]

Grupo Multimedios to use Canal Once’s infrastructure for DTT

Mexicos Grupo Multimedios, owner of the Milenio TV channel, will use the infrastructure of Canal Once, which belongs to the National Polytechnic Institute, to cover Mexico City with the DTT channel it obtained in last years tender, reported El Economista. Both companies signed a passive infrastructure exploitation agreement, effective from January 1, 2018 to December [...]