Tag Archives: DTT

Niger to deploy DTT officially in December

Digital terrestrial television (DTT) is already operational in Niamey, declared Abdoulaye Coulibaly, chairman of the National Technical Committee for Digital (CTN). “DTT is now a reality in Niger. And by the end of December, its official launch will take place with a free distribution of decoders by the authorities.”, he declared in a statement. According [...]

Ecuador: Three out of ten homes have digital TV set

According to data from Ecuadors Telecommunications Ministry (Mintel), published by El Comercio, currently only three out of ten households have a TV set with digital technology. The new plan for the country’s migration to DTT, which was presented on September 19, established that the analog switch-off will begin in 2020 and will end in 2023. [...]

Ecuador to switch off analog TV by 2023

Ecuadors telecommunications ministry has presented a new master plan for the transition to DTT in the country. The analog switch off will be conducted gradually, starting in 2020 and ending in December 2023. The plan was presented on Wednesday, September 19, by the Minister of Telecommunications, Guillermo León. It will be carried out following three [...]

Net TV secures a place on pay TV services

Net TV, Argentina’s new DTT channel, which will be launched in October, announced its presence in the programming lineups of several pay TV systems, including Cablevisión and DirecTV, the countrys largest operators. In its official Twitter account, Net TV detailed that from October 1 it will be available in Cablevisión on channels 21 and 621, [...]

New DTT channel launched in Chile

The University of Santiago de Chile has officially launched the new DTT channel STGO.TV, which is available 24 hours on frequency 48.1 in the Metropolitan Region, with educational and cultural content. “Today is a historic day for us, but it is also for the inhabitants of the Metropolitan Region, who now have a new regional, [...]

Net TV announces launch date and programming

New free-to-air channel Net TV, which belongs to Perfil Network, will be officially launched on October 1 on the DTT platform in Argentina. The company recently announced the shows that will be available that day on the network. “Net TV has been working with enthusiasm, adjusting details to prepare the content of the new Argentine [...]

Peru expands DTT reach

The president of Peru, Martín Vizcarra, along with other national authorities, participated last week in the launch of digital terrestrial TV transmissions in Piura. Simultaneously, the DTT service also reached the cities of Trujillo, Arequipa, Cusco, Huancayo and Huánuco. All these cities are part of the Territory II of the Master Plan for the implementation [...]

Costa Rica confirms date for analogue TV blackout in 2019

Costa Rica confirmed that on August 15, 2019, it will suspend analogue television broadcasts. “There is no way back,” said the Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications, Luis Adrián Salazar, in an event held just one year before the blackout. The process of transition from analogue to digital television was expected to end in December [...]

Multimedios TV premiered on DTT in Mexico City

The Mexican channel Multimedios TV (Grupo Multimedios) began its broadcasts on August 14 in Digital Terrestrial Television in the Mexican capital, Mexico City. It can be tuned in channel 6.1 and will have varied content such as entertainment, news and sports. Previously, it was in a testing phase. This beginning of transmissions is developing in [...]

Colombia’s DTT arrives in Cúcuta

Colombias National Television Board (JNTV) chose the city of Cúcuta to carry out a pilot test in the digital TV migration process, as part of the Territorios TDT project. In this way, about 4,000 homes in that region now have access to high definition TV signal. During a press conference, Camila Villamizar, member of the [...]