Tag Archives: set-top box

  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 […]


  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 […]


Nairobi has enough digital set-top boxes to successfully undertake digital switch on December 31 with more than 1.5 million set top boxes available to cater to an estimated 1.26 million households, announced Fred Matiang’I, Cabinet Secretary of ICT. He further added that over 126 digital TV broadcasting content providers have been temporarily licensed and 26 […]


Universal Service & Access Agency of South Africa (USAASA), the government agency tasked with bridging South Africa’s digital divide, has announced the details for subsidy qualification while buying a set-top box for DTT. The subsidies proposed for terrestrial STBs range from 66% for no-income households to 15% for those earning up to ZAR 2,499 (USD […]


Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Information and Broadcasting has emphasised the industry to ensure interoperability to set-top-boxes and affordability of STBes at the first meeting of the Task Force for cable digitization for phases three and four. “Like the portability of the mobile phone, the viewers should also have similar options with the set-top-boxes. They should […]


Zimbabwe will require at least three million set-top boxes (STB) to enable households to switch to digitalised content ahead of the global deadline of June 2015, the Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (IMPI) revealed. Diring the IMPI meeting, the government has also been urged to impose stiffer penalties on piracy and protect artists, and […]