Tag Archives: DTT

MVS will have a DTT channel in Mexico City

MVS Communications will enter the free-to-air market in Mexico City. In June, regulator IFT authorized the transmission of channel 52MX using the frequency 6.4 that belongs to Multimedios, El Economista reported. IFTs approval comes after four years of dispute for regulatory issues related to MVSs concession title and a conflict with the regulator in 2014 [...]

Bolivia prepares for analog switch-off

Wilmer Pantoja, in charge of Digital Television in the Vice Ministry of Telecommunications, said that Bolivia will be the second country in South America, after Brazil, to carry out its first analog switch-off, scheduled for November 2019. “Brazil is the only country in the region that has carried out the analog switch-off and is doing [...]

Multimedios to use multiprogramming in Mexico City

Multimedios groups channel 6.1 of Mexico City (CDMX) is currently in the testing phase and is expected to launch soon. Meanwhile, the company chose to divide the bandwidth into two more channels: 6.2 and 6.3 with contents of Millennium TV and Teleritmo, respectively, according to El Economista. Multimedios won the DTT channel in CDMX in [...]

There are 53 DTT stations in Peru

Peru is moving forward with the deployment of DTT, in order to face the analog switch off, scheduled for 2020 in Lima and Callao. By the end of June, 53 TV stations started DTT transmissions in these two cities, as well as in ten other locations in the interior, according to news agency Andina. Currently, [...]

Bolivia prepares for DTT

Bolivias vice-minister of Telecommunications, Gustavo Pozo, said that the deadline for free-to-air channels to begin their DTT transmissions expires at the end of June. According to Pozo, all VHF channels must start the transition until the end of this month, reported Prensa Latina. The official said there were delays in Customs in the entry of [...]

Colombia moves forward with DTT deployment

According to a report from the National Television Authority (ANTV), Colombia’s DTT already reaches 86% of the country’s population. The goal is for that number to increase to 92% by the end of this year. Currently, DTT covers 690 municipalities out of 1,122, with 40 stations that transmit the public network. Since 2015, coverage has [...]

Grupo Multimedios to use Canal Onces infrastructure for DTT

Mexicos Grupo Multimedios, owner of the Milenio TV channel, will use the infrastructure of Canal Once, which belongs to the National Polytechnic Institute, to cover Mexico City with the DTT channel it obtained in last years tender, reported El Economista. Both companies signed a passive infrastructure exploitation agreement, effective from January 1, 2018 to December [...]

Net TV to launch on DTT in Argentina

Argentinas new channel Net TV, which belongs to Perfil Network, will start broadcasting trials on June 1 and will be officially launched in August on the DTT platform, the company reported through its newspaper. Recently, the president and CEO of Perfil Network, Jorge Fontevecchia, unveiled details of the project in a meeting with President Mauricio [...]

Peru promotes DTT with the arrival of the World Cup

The Vice-Minister of Communications of Peru, Virginia Nakagawa, recently participated in a seminar titled “Towards Russia 2018 with Digital Terrestrial Television”, where the use of DTT was promoted, taking benefit of the momentum generated by the World Cup. According to the Nakagawa, the World Cup is an appropriate occasion to address issues related to the [...]