Category Archives: DTT

Cuba to strengthen DTT STBs production

As reported on several specialized websites in Cuba, the country’s Communications Minister, Jose Luis Perdomo Dilella, informed that the distribution of STBs for digital TV will be strengthened in the country from the second quarter of the year, especially in those areas where it is expected a greater progress in the DTT migration process. Likewise, [...]

Peru changes analog blackout’s implementation schedule in seven cities

Peruvian Transport and Communications Ministry (MTC) has recently released a decree through which the analog blackouts implementation schedule plan in the country is modified. As reported on various specialized websites, the decision is related to the Coronavirus pandemic impact. Cities affected by the measure are Ayacucho; Chimbote; Ica; Iquitos; Juliaca; Pucallpa; Puno and Tacna, which [...]

Panama puts analog blackout off for 2021

As recently reported by several specialized websites, the Autoridad Nacional de Servicios Publicos de Panama (ASEP) has ordered to postpone the analog blackout in Panama, whose first phase was originally scheduled for October 2020. According to the information reported, the new date will take place in June next year.  Mobility problems caused due to the [...]

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. [...]