Category Archives: DTT

TV channels to launch their activities on the DTT platform as from February in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, the television channels selected to broadcast on the digital television platform (DTT) must launch their activities no later than next February. This was announced by Sidi Touré, the Ivorian Minister of Communication. According to the minister, the country is currently at 60% coverage for DTT and plans to reach 100% coverage for [...]

Net TV celebrates its first anniversary with good results on its website

The website of Net TV, Argentine DTT channel launched last October 1st, 2018 owned by Perfil Network, managed to position itself as the second most visited, behind Canal 13 and in front of Telefe. The channels official website also reported that, according to data from SimilarWeb, the Net TV website recorded 6.68 million visits in [...]

Anatel decides how to invest after Brazilian TV digitalization

Last Friday, February 1st, telecommunications companies deadline to submit to  National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) projects to use approximately USD 218.7 million after finishing Brazilian digitizing TV process met. Moisés Moreira, Anatel adviser, said he will wait for the decision of the Union General Advocacy (AGU) to determine how to invest the money. Moreira explained that [...]

Chilean TV networks reach 16% migration to DTT

Chilean TV networks are moving along analog blackout, which will take place in 2020, and where channels must have all they concessions migrated to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT). According to data from Chilean National Television Council (CNTV), Chilevisión was one of the channels with the greatest evolution in this process. It owns 63 concessions and [...]

South Africa review its DTT delivery model

The Department of Communications in South Africa is currently revising its digital migration delivery model. The new delivery model will see government step completely back from the procurement, warehousing, transport and installation of set-top boxes (STBs) and adopt a more market/retail-driven approach that will remove much of the public sectors risk in the project. In [...]

Costa Rica confirms date for analogue TV blackout in 2019

Costa Rica confirmed that on August 15, 2019, it will suspend analogue television broadcasts. “There is no way back,” said the Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications, Luis Adrián Salazar, in an event held just one year before the blackout. The process of transition from analogue to digital television was expected to end in December [...]

DSO in Nigeria enter new phase with Inview software

The Digital Switchover (DSO) in Nigeria, known as Free TV has continued its roll out across the nation by successfully launching in Kwara and Kaduna states. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) switched on Digital Terrestrial Television transmission in Kwara state on 20th December, 2017 and in Kaduna state on 22nd December, 2017. The ceremony in [...]