Category Archives: DTT

Universidad de Chile plans to launch new DTT channel

The Universidad de Chile has officially announced this last Thursday, November 19th, the launch of a new TV channel, due to the celebration of its 178th anniversary. According to the information that was reported, it will be launched as a DTT channel, on channel 11.2. For the launch of the channel, the educational entity has [...]

Pay-TV operators to offer DTT channels for free in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, the government has ordered that TV channels available on DTT be offered free of charge on pay-TV packages in the country. NCI, A + Ivoire, Life TV, RTI1, RTI2, RTI 3 and 7info must therefore be accessible, even without a subscription from all operators. The information was made public on August 19 [...]

Costa Rica puts analog blackout’s second stage off for August 2021

As reported by several specialized websites in Costa Rica, due to the advance of the Coronavirus pandemic globally, the countrys Government made the decision to put the deadline for the implementation of the second stage of the analog blackout off until July 14th, 2021, one year later than it was originally scheduled. In Costa Rica, [...]

Cuba expands its DTT coverage

As recently reported by Cuban specialized websites, DTT reached 76.2% coverage on the island, according to Carlos Arencibia Garcia, Technical Director of the Cuban Radio Communication and Broadcasting Company (Radiocuba). In addition, 63 new DTT broadcasters were installed in the territory, as a result of a donation from China, to improve coverage. Despite the conditions [...]

190 TV channels have not migrated to DTT in Honduras due to Coronavirus

According to the Honduran newspaper El Heraldo web version, the country’s National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) reported that 190 TV channels have not implemented the analog blackout due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In April, the regulator reported that the migration to DTT, originally scheduled for last April 27th, was postponed due to the advance of Covid-19. [...]

Honduras puts analog blackout off due to Coronavirus

The Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) decided to postpone the deadline for the analog blackouts implementation in that country, which was scheduled for the end of this month, due to the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Conatel’s decision makes changes on the entitys 04/19 resolution, published on December 26th, 2019, which established April 27th as the [...]

Bolivia to start analog blackout’s implementation in 2021

Bolivian Telecommunications Vice Minister, Rene Sanchez, announced new dates for the analog blackouts implementation in the country, which had been put off by the Government last year. The initial date for the DTT migration process will be next November 30th, 2021, and will be developed in stages, until it is completed on November 30th, 2025. [...]

South Africa to complete its broadcasting digital migration by 2021

According to the South African National Department of Communication, the country will shift from analogue terrestrial television to digital television broadcasting in 2021. The department has announced this information while addressing the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee. The department specified the different phases, saying it would continue to implement the distribution of digital set-top boxes, which will [...]

Paraguay gets ready to implement the analog blackout in 2021

Juan Carlos Duarte, President at Conatel in Paraguay, said that, by the end of 2021, the regulator will implement the analog blackout in the first of 14 zones established in the country. The first area includes Asuncion, Departamento Central and some towns of Cordillera, Paraguari and Presidente Hayes, as well as the Ñeembucu district. To [...]