Category Archives: IPTV

ETB modified its strategic partner recruitment schedule ETB modificó el cronograma de búsqueda de socio estratégico

<!--:en-->Yesterday, the time for the submission of pre&#045;qualification documents for the Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogot&aacute;'s (ETB) strategic partner recruitment, finished. A few days ago, Cundinamarca Administrative Court revoked the caution measure that had suspended such recruitment process and a month ago, the Minister of IT and Communications authorized ETB to render IPTV services. <!--:--><!--:es-->Ayer finaliz&oacute; el tiempo para la presentaci&oacute;n de los documentos de precalificaci&oacute;n para la b&uacute;squeda del socio estrat&eacute;gico de la Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogot&aacute; (ETB), de Colombia. Hace algunos d&iacute;as el Tribunal Administrativo de Cundinamarca revoc&oacute; la medida cautelar que hab&iacute;a suspendido el proceso de b&uacute;squeda y hace un mes que el Ministerio de Tecnolog&iacute;as de la Informaci&oacute;n y las Comunicaciones autoriz&oacute; a ETB a dar IPTV.<!--:--[...]

ICE will offer IPTV jointly with ITS before June 2010ICE ofrecerá IPTV con ITS antes de junio de 2010

<!--:en-->The Services Director of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad &#045; ICE), Adolfo Arias, assured that the state owned institute's IPTV offer would be launched over 2Q10. According to what the company's sources explained to NexTV Latam, ITS will be in charge of the installation, integration, configuration, tune&#045;up and operation of the IPTV platform. <!--:--><!--:es-->El director de Servicios del Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) de Costa Rica, Adolfo Arias, asegur&oacute; que la oferta de IPTV de la estatal comenzar&aacute; durante en el segundo trimestre de 2010. ITS se encargar&aacute; de la instalaci&oacute;n, integraci&oacute;n, configuraci&oacute;n, puesta a punto y operaci&oacute;n de la plataforma de IPTV, explicaron fuentes de la compa&ntilde;&iacute;a a NexTV Latam. <!--:--[...]

TSTT launched IPTV en Trinidad and TobagoTSTT lanzó IPTV en Trinidad y Tobago

<!--:en-->According to what TSTT sources informed NexTV Latam, the telecommunications company from Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) launched its so&#045;called "Blink Entertainment" IPTV offer. The company invested USD 11,6 millions in infrastructure for a 3&#045;year period.<!--:--><!--:es-->La empresa de telecomunicaciones de Trinidad y Tobago (TSTT) lanz&oacute; su oferta de IPTV denominada &ldquo;Blink Entertainment&rdquo;, informaron fuentes de la compa&ntilde;&iacute;a a NexTV Latam. Durante un periodo de tres a&ntilde;os la compa&ntilde;&iacute;a invirti&oacute; en infraestructura US$ 11,6 millones. <!--:--[...]

Bill 29 will be voted in the last week of November El PL 29 se votará en la última semana de noviembre

<!--:en-->Today, the bill that sets new rules for Pay&#045;TV services in Brazil, Bill 29, will be included in the Commission of Science and Technology, Communication and IT's agenda and will be voted next week. The reporting deputy Paulo Enrique Lustosa (of the PMDB) presented a new version of the bill that enables telephone companies to enter the sector and promotes digital convergence. <!--:--><!--:es-->El proyecto que establece nuevas reglas para la TV paga en Brasil, PL 29, entra hoy en la agenda de la Comisi&oacute;n de Ciencia y Tecnolog&iacute;a Comunicaci&oacute;n e Inform&aacute;tica (CCTCI) y se votar&aacute; la pr&oacute;xima semana. El diputado relator Paulo Enrique Lustosa (del PMDB) present&oacute; una nueva versi&oacute;n del proyecto que permite la entrada de las compa&ntilde;&iacute;as telef&oacute;nicas en el sector y promueve la convergencia digital. <!--:--[...]

The Controlling Agency approved IPTV between ICE and ITSContraloría aprobó el IPTV entre el ICE e ITS

<!--:en-->The General Controlling Agency of the Republic finally legalized the agreement of USD 19,6 millions for the acquisition of the IPTV platform, executed by the Costa Rican Electricity Institute and the company ITS Infocommunication Services. ITS has not received any official communication yet, but according to what NexTV Latam has found out, such communication is expected to arrive before Wednesday. <!--:--><!--:es-->La Contralor&iacute;a General de la Rep&uacute;blica finalmente legaliz&oacute; el contrato entre el Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) y la empresa ITS Servicios de Infocomunicaci&oacute;n por $19,6 millones para adquirir la plataforma de IPTV. ITS a&uacute;n no recibi&oacute; ninguna comunicaci&oacute;n oficial, pero seg&uacute;n pudo saber NexTV Latam esperan tenerla antes del mi&eacute;rcoles. <!--:--[...]

Telviso is preparing for IPTV Telviso se prepara para IPTV

<!--:en-->Telviso, a telephone cooperative located in the city of Del Viso, in Argentina, is trying to move forward with IPTV. IBM will provide the cooperative with Juniper equipment for its IP&#045;CORE Node. The idea is to renew the IP network nucleus with "greater technology and capacity equipment, which will enable us to render new services, such as IPTV", the General Sub&#045;Manager, Daniel Hoyos explained to NexTV Latam. "The new node will be able to fulfill all IPTV signals' switching and distribution functions to our access network", he assured. <!--:--><!--:es-->Telviso, una cooperativa telef&oacute;nica de la ciudad de Del Viso, en Argentina, tiene intenciones de avanzar con IPTV. IBM le proveer&aacute; equipos Juniper para su Nodo IP&#045;CORE. La idea es renovar el n&uacute;cleo de la red IP &ldquo;con equipos de mayor tecnolog&iacute;a y capacidad, lo que permitir&aacute; dar nuevos servicios, como IPTV&rdquo;, explic&oacute; a NexTV Latam el sub&#045;gerente General, Daniel Hoyos. &ldquo;El nuevo nodo estar&aacute; preparado para cumplir las funciones de switching y de distribuci&oacute;n de se&ntilde;ales de IPTV a nuestra red de acceso&rdquo;, asegur&oacute;. <!--:--[...]

Telsur Chile reached 25.000 IPTV subscribersTelsur Chile alcanzó 25.000 suscriptores a IPTV

<!--:en-->The Chilean company Telef&oacute;nica del Sur (Telsur) recorded 25.000 IPTV subscribers. In July 2007, the so&#045;called "WiTV" IPTV offer was launched, and at present, it is in its second development stage and is available in the cities of Concepci&oacute;n, Temuco, Valdivia, Osorio.<!--:--><!--:es-->La empresa chilena Telef&oacute;nica del Sur (Telsur) alcanz&oacute; 25.000 clientes para su servicio de IPTV. En julio de 2007 lanz&oacute; la oferta de IPTV &ldquo;WiTV&rdquo;, que actualmente se encuentra en su segunda fase de desarrollo y est&aacute; disponible en Concepci&oacute;n, Temuco, Valdivia, Osorio. <!--:--[...]

Telpin Argentina will offer IPTV in 2010 Telpin Argentina ofrecerá IPTV en 2010

<!--:en-->Pinamar's Telephone Cooperative will start rendering IPTV services next year in three spa cities: Pinamar, Ostende and Valeria de Mar, in Argentina. Before the offer is commercially ready, the cooperative must wait for the license bid outcome and the disclosure of the new Audiovisual Communication Services Law that enables public services cooperatives to render IPTV services. <!--:--><!--:es-->La Cooperativa de Tel&eacute;fonos de Pinamar (Telpin) comenzar&aacute; a dar IPTV durante el a&ntilde;o que viene en tres ciudades balnearias: Pinamar, Ostende y Valeria del Mar, en Argentina. Antes de que la oferta est&eacute; lista comercialmente, debe esperar el concurso de licencias y que se de a conocer la reglamentaci&oacute;n de la nueva Ley de Servicios de Comunicaci&oacute;n Audiovisual, que permite a las cooperativas de servicios p&uacute;blicos dar IPTV. <!--:--[...]