Tag Archives: digital TV

Analog TV users will have channels with same number on DTT

Peruvian Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MTC) proposed to make some modifications to the Master Plan for the Implementation of Digital Terrestrial Television in the country. The ministry specifically proposes to make changes in articles 3, 9 and 15, “with the objective that the process be carried out in an orderly manner, with absolute transparency [...]

Panama: retailers to stop selling analog TVs in 2019

Starting in April 2019, all TV sets sold in Panama will have to include a DVB-T tuner. The announcement was made by Roberto Meana Meléndez, General Administrator of the National Authority of Public Services (Asep), during a meeting with journalists. “This type of action will bring us closer to continuing to monitor the development of [...]

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 [...]

Brazil has distributed 48,000 digital TV kits in Brasilia for “analog swith-off”

Com o desligamento do sinal analógico de TV previsto para 29 de outubro desse ano, os beneficiários do programa Bolsa Família do Distrito Federal do Governo brasileiro já estão recebendo os kits gratuitos de conversão para ter acesso à programação pelo sinal digital. Segundo a Entidade Administradora da Digitalização (EAD), já foram entregues 48.410 kits [...]

Zimbabwe inches towards digital TV migration

Zimbabwe has completed installation of satellite uplink dish at the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) studios. Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Acting Minister Prisca Mupfumira attended the event. With the satellite uplink launch, Zimbabwe has taken another crucial step towards digital TV migration. The country is among the 50 African nations to have missed the analogue [...]

South Africa’s Cabinet to discuss digital TV migration

South Africas Department of Communications informed the countrys Parliament on Tuesday that it is ready to consult with cabinet about digital TV migration. The Department led by Communications minister Faith Muthambi will soon discuss potential date for digital TV services launch. The country is one of the several African nations to have missed the digital [...]

Digital TV migration: SA, Mozambique sign deal to minimise TV interference

South Africa has signed an agreement with neighbouring Mozambique to minimise interference during the upcoming digital migration. Mozambique is expected to switch from analogue to digital TV in the next few weeks, while South Africa is likely to miss the 17 June deadline.  International protection of analogue frequencies ends next week and other African nations [...]

Botswana lays out licensing framework for digital TV

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has produced a consultation paper on licensing framework for DTT for public consumption as a part of the Authority’s plans to create an enabling environment for all stakeholders. “Upon reception of all comments, BOCRA will produce a draft Licensing Framework which will be circulated to all stakeholders and will convene [...]