Tag Archives: set-top box

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 [...]

Kenya ready for digital switch on Dec 31

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 [...]

USAASA releases STB subsidy details

Universal Service & Access Agency of South Africa (USAASA), the government agency tasked with bridging South Africas 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 [...]

Deliver interoperable and affordable STBes, insists Prakash Javadekar

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 needs 3 million STBs

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 [...]