Tag Archives: Dominican Republic

Altice seeks to sell Dominican Republic unit

Altice is planning to sell its telecoms network in the Dominican Republic as it seeks to reduce its debt (USD 59 billion) and improve its performance, Financial Times reported, citing three sources. The sale process is still in the early stages and plans could change, one of the people said. A spokesman for Altice declined [...]

Altice to Integrate Netflix in Dominican Republic

Altice announced that it has signed a multiyear partnership with Netflix to make the streaming platforms content available to its customers in Dominican Republic, Portugal, France and Israel. France will be the first Altice territory to launch Netflix. The rollout will advance to other countries through 2017. In Dominican Republic, Altice owns pay TV system [...]

Altice to adopt unified global brand

Telecommunications company Altice announced a new unified global strategy, which includes the establishment of one unified global group with one single brand: Altice. It is expected that all commercial brands will have completed the transition process by the end of the second quarter of 2018. The Altice name, brand and new logo will replace the [...]

Indotel wants to bring forward DTT transition process

The president of the Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (Indotel), José del Castillo Saviñón, expressed the interest of the agency in bringing forward the transition process from analogue to digital television. According to the official, the country risks of staying out of technological progress if it does not start the process as soon as possible, local newspaper [...]

Tricom offers HBO GO in Dominican Republic

HBO Latin America announced the launch of HBO GO in Dominican Republic in partnership with triple play operator Tricom, available as an add-on service at no additional cost to pay TV subscribers with HBO/MAX premium channels on its package. “With this launch we are enabling Dominicans for the first time to access exclusive HBO content [...]

DTT transition in Dominican Republic would generate USD 500 million

The president of the Dominican Telecommunications Institute (Indotel), José del Castillo Saviñón, said that the transition to digital TV would generate revenues of USD 500 million for the State.   During a meeting with directors of the State Corporation of Radio and Television (CERTV), Del Castillo mentioned the possibility of bringing forward the date of [...]

Tricom launched Discovery Kids Play in Dominican Republic

  Dominican operator Tricom (Altice) has launched the TV Everywhere service Discovery Kids Play, which includes access to popular series such as Peppa, Doki and Thomas and Friends, among others.   The platform is available to all Pay TV customers in desktop version or via app for smartphones and tablets with iOS and Android.   [...]

New Pay-TV channel Caribbean TV to be launched on Telecable operator in the Dominican Republic

  Theater company Caribbean Cinemas announced through a press release it will launch in August its own Pay-TV channel, Caribbean TV, and will debut in the programming grid of operator Telecable (Tricom/Altice) in the Dominican Republic.   “This new channel specializes in US commercial cinema, independent and festival films. It will also transmit TV series, short [...]

America Movil’s Star One C4 satellite expands Claro TV’s DTH offer in Central America and the Caribbean

  The Star One C4 satellite of the Brazilian Telecommunications Company (Embratel), owned by America Movil (AM), started broadcasting 30 new channels in high definition (HD) and six in standard quality (SD) of Claro TVs (AM) Pay-TV packages in Central America and the Caribbean, reported Brazilian website Telesintese.   The satellite, launched in mid-July 2015 [...]

Aster from the Dominican Republic to migrate to IPTV through partnership with Ericsson and Cisco

  Cable TV operator Aster (Telemicro) from the Dominican Republic announced through a press release that it will transform its technology to offer Pay-TV through Mediaroom TV, Swedish technology company Ericssons IPTV platform.   In addition, the trade agreement will include HFC broadband convergence support from US technology company Cisco, cBR-8. Ericsson will also provide [...]