Tag Archives: set-top box

Ban on set-top box rental charges now effective in Peru

The Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications (Osiptel in Spanish) reported that the resolution banning the sale or rental of set-top boxes by pay TV companies becomes effective on May 12. “Specifically, the rental or sale of the decoders will have to disappear,” Osiptel president Rafael Muente Schwarz told Gestión.pe. The regulator established that [...]

Cablevisión Flow app reaches 580,000 users

Cablevisión Flow mobile app currently has 580,000 users in Argentina, and about 290,000 users access the service through set-top boxes, according to data provided by the company to NexTV News Latam. In Uruguay, the Flow application, which was launched in September 2017, has reached 15,000 users. Flow is the multiplatform service of the Argentine operator, [...]

Osiptel busca prohibir la venta o alquiler de set-top boxes

El Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel) de Perú presentó una propuesta para prohibir la venta o alquiler de set-top boxes de TV paga. De acuerdo con el regulador, estos equipos son imprescindibles para la prestación efectiva del servicio. Rafael Muente, presidente Osiptel, afirmó que se busca garantizar una mayor transparencia y simplicidad [...]

Peru to ban set-top box rental charges

The President of the Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications (Osiptel in Spanish), Rafael Muente, said in an interview with Gestión.pe that they are preparing a new rule, which will be issued before the end of the year, to ban the practice of charging a separate fee for the rental of  pay TV set-top [...]

Operadora portuguesa Nowo lança novo set-top box

A operadora portuguesa de TV por assinatura Nowo, antiga Cabovisão, começou a comercializar um novo set-top Box (STB), que vem acompanhado por uma nova interface, que foi criada tendo em conta as preferências dos clientes. O novo STB permite ver dois programas em simultâneo na mesma tela, oferece visualização fora de casa através da app [...]

Broadcasters want simpler STBs for DTT

  A Associação Brasileira de Emissoras de Rádio e Televisão (Abert) considera que o Gired, responsável pelo desligamento da TV analógica no Brasil, deve distribuir set-top-boxes (STBs) zapper às famílias beneficiárias de programas sociais. Na cidade de Rio Verde (Goiás), a primeira no cronograma de desligamento, os beneficiários do programa social Bolsa Família receberam conversores [...]

Radiodifusores querem STB mais simples para TDT

  A Associação Brasileira de Emissoras de Rádio e Televisão (Abert) considera que o Gired, responsável pelo desligamento da TV analógica no Brasil, deve distribuir set-top-boxes (STBs) zapper às famílias beneficiárias de programas sociais. Na cidade de Rio Verde (Goiás), a primeira no cronograma de desligamento, os beneficiários do programa social Bolsa Família receberam conversores [...]

ZNBC ramp up STB distribution

The Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) plans to soon start distributing set-top boxes (STB) in Lusaka with over 100,000 STBs ready for distribution. In an attempt to meet the digital migration deadline, the corporation has already started the installation of digital transmitters in the country, informed Masudzyo Ndlovhu, Corporate Affairs Manager, ZNBC. The Zambian government [...]