Tag Archives: STB

Lack of local content slowed DTT in Botswana

Due to technical challenges related to the procurement and distribution of the set-top-boxes (STB), the Government is still struggling with the analogue to digital migration in Botswana. Botswana decried the lack of locally produced content as one of the reasons why the digital migration is slow. However, there might be potential distributors of the STBs [...]

Vivo fecha acordo com Simba

A Simba Content, que representa as emissoras SBT, RedeTV e Record, chegou a um acordo com Vivo (Telefônica) na semana passada para manter a transmissão dos canais digitais na grade de programação da operadora. A Vivo não informou quanto pagará pelo sinal digital das três emissoras. Em comunicado, a companhia informou que na terça-feira 1 [...]

Brasilia hits 90% of targeted DTT STB distribution

According to data provided by Gired – the entity in charge of the DTT transition in Brazil – about 338,000 DTT kits were delivered in Brasilia, out of a total of 377,000 people authorized to receive the equipment in that area, that is, 90 % of total base, Teletime reported. In the country’s capital, the analogue [...]

Cablevision Argentina launched Flow, a new platform integrating linear TV, VOD and TV Everywhere

Argentinian MSO Cablevision (Clarín Group) has officially launched its new product, Flow. Its a new platform which uses hybrid STBs and integrates all of the linear TV channels, VOD services and the TV Everywhere features. The system was in a testing stage since a few months ago, and was available only to a few customers. [...]

Brasil aprobó la creación de Newco, joint-venture entre SBT, Record y RedeTV

  El tribunal del Consejo Administrativo de Defensa Económica (CADE) de Brasil aprobó, con algunas restricciones, la creación de la empresa Newco, sociedad entre las estaciones de televisión pública SBT, Record y RedeTV, que debe actuar en la creación de contenidos y la negociación de las señales de estas estaciones con los operadores de TV [...]

Brazil approved the creation of Newco, joint-venture between SBT, Record and RedeTV

  The court of the Administrative Council of Economic Defense (CADE) of Brazil approved, with some restrictions, the creation of Newco, a partnership between public television stations SBT, Record and RedeTV, which must act in content creation and negotiation of the signals of these stations with Pay-TV operators.   According to local magazine Veja, the [...]

DVR STB company TiVo will become property of Rovi

  Technology company Rovi announced through a press release that it began the process of buying the digital video recording (DVR) set-top box (STB) company TiVo for USD 1.1 billion.   The acquisition will be completed in the second half of 2016 if approved by regulatory agencies and it will adopt the name of the [...]