Tag Archives: DTT

Panama does not reach the percentage of STBs for DTT needed to start the analog blackout

According to the information reported on several specialized websites, the Panamanian Autoridad de los Servicios Publicos (ASEP), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, had to put the analog blackout off again, whose first phase was scheduled to begin on June 1st in Panama, Panama Oeste and Colon. According to the [...]

Chilean Government rejects FTA TV channel’s request and confirms analog blackout implementation for April 2024

The Chilean Government, through the Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), entity in charge of controlling and supervising  the telecommunications market in the country, announced its decision to reject the request made by FTA TV channels to put the analog blackout off in the country by 2026. This way, and as reported by the entity, the DTT [...]

Panama puts analog blackout’s first step off without defining a new date for the implementation

Panamanian Autoridad de los Servicios Publicos (ASEP), entity that regulates the telecommunications market in the country, has officially published the Resolution AN N° 16,784 RTV on May 26th, through which it reported its decision to put analog blackouts first step off in the country, which should have taken place last June 1st in the provinces [...]

Costa Rica to move forward on its DTT migration process as of July 14th

Costa Rican Digital TVs Mixed Commision announced on May 7th that it recommended the countrys Government  to gradually continue with the DTT transition process in the country as of July 14th. According to the information reported by the Costa Rican Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry (MinCiTT), the Mixed Commission recommends that analog TV broadcasts from [...]

Nigeria to complete Digital Switch Over project by 2022

Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission said that the countrys Digital Switch Over (DSO) project will be completed by middle of 2022 when the country will fully shift from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting. The acting director-general of the commission, Professor Armstrong Idachaba, noted that funding from federal government and the recent establishment of a ministerial task [...]

France 24 now available on the DTT in DRC

The Ministry of Communication and Media of the Democratic Republic of Congo has granted a license to France 24 allowing its unencrypted broadcasting on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network in Kinshasa. According to the French channel’s press release, the broadcasting of France 24 on DTT will gradually be extended to the cities of Lubumbashi, [...]

Dominican Republic to invest USD 30 million in STBs for DTT

Nelson de Jesus Arroyo, President of the Board of Directors of the  Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (Indotel), reported that the Dominican telecommunications regulator will remain focused on the analog blackout’s implementation in the Caribbean country, which is scheduled for 2022 This way, a USD 30 million investment in STBs for DTT on the island [...]

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 [...]