Tag Archives: DTT

Panama moves forward in the analog blackout’s implementation

The Panamanian National Public Services Authority (ASEP) announced yesterday that the analog blackouts phase I will be fully implemented next October 1st, 2020 in Panama, Panama Oeste and Colon provinces. According to the entity, the TDT migrations phase I provinces have an up to 23 fully digital contents offer already available. With this partial analog [...]

Private televisions will have to pay 75 million FCFA per year to air their program on the DTT platform in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, private televisions will have to pay 75 million CFA francs of annual fees to broadcast their programs on the DTT platform. For two years now, discussions have been taking place in the steering committee of the DTT, compared to the cost of the fee that must pay the private television, to appear [...]

Conatel delays new TV channels opening in Paraguay

The Head of the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commision (Conatel), Eng. Juan Carlos Duarte Dure, explained that the Paraguayan regulator has seven regional TV channels available on the VHF system, and is not distributing them. It is also unknown if a public tender can be made during this year. The TV channels will be available at [...]

Honduras must have 500 TV channels migrated to DTT by January 2020

As reported by Honduran newspaper El Heraldo, that countrys National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) is developing an audit in order to determine which companies are meeting the measure that, by January 2020, 500 TV channels must migrate to DTT in the country.  Six years ago, Conatel came to terms with TV operators in the country, that [...]

The digital migration in Zambia delayed by cash flow problem of partner TopStar

In Zambia, the digital migration could be delayed by cash flow problems of TopStar, the country’s technical partner. A source within TopStar Communications, under condition of anonymity, told ITWeb Africa that the company is battling to raise enough revenue to sustain its operation and even begin to repay the loan adding that the company [...]

Paraguay puts off the analog blackout by 2021

Victor Martinez, Technical Manager at the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), confirmed that the country has delayed the analog blackout, now scheduled to take place on December 31st, 2021, one year after it was originally agreed. Martinez also reported that DTT migration will take place in stages, starting in Asuncion and surrounding cities. Paraguayan market [...]

LG moves forward in TVs certifications for the analog blackout in Paraguay

According to what was reported on Paraguayan newspaper Ultima Horas website, Ernesto Caceres, LGs Commercial Manager, told the previous mentioned media that all the companys models are prepared for the standard that Paraguay will adopt when implementing the analog blackout. I can express myself only for the brand we represent. I have no information available [...]

Costa Rica implements analog blackout’s first stage today

Costa Rica is starting its first stage of the analog blackout implementation, which will take place in a staggered way according to what the countrys Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry reported (MiCiTT). DTT migrations first step will be concluded by August 15th, in which channels 2 to 69 will we available on digital network, although [...]

Telepacifico launches Origen Channel, Colombia’s DTT ethnic channel

Colombian TV channel Telepacifico today launched Origen Channel, its second DTT frequency, with content directed, produced, starred and inspired by the indigenous and Afro-Colombian universe, said Cesar Galviz Molina, Telepacificos General Manager.  The channel will feature African-American and indigenous productions from Valle del Cauca, Cauca, Choco and Nariño, the four main Colombian afro departments. Galvez [...]

Chilean FTA TV channels accelerate analog blackout in regional and provincial capitals

Chilean Telecommunications Sub Secretary (Subtel) put off in May the legal obligation to implement the analog blackout in the country, originally scheduled for April 2020, and set a new deployment plan that aims regional capitals to implement DTT migration in 2021, while the deadline for provincial capitals is 2023. The entity reported that Canal 13 [...]