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Brasilia switches off analog TV

Analog television signals have been switched off in the metropolitan region of Brasilia, the federal capital of Brazil, on November 18. The Federal Distric and the surrounding cities have 1.26 million homes, according to regulator Anatel. The last study carried out between November 3 and 12 by Ibope, at the request of the Digital TV [...]

DTT transition in Dominican Republic would generate USD 500 million

The president of the Dominican Telecommunications Institute (Indotel), José del Castillo Saviñón, said that the transition to digital TV would generate revenues of USD 500 million for the State.   During a meeting with directors of the State Corporation of Radio and Television (CERTV), Del Castillo mentioned the possibility of bringing forward the date of [...]

Costa Rica presented the model for migration to DTT

  Costa Rica presented on March 8th the Reference Model and Master Plan for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) 2016-2017 which determines the general guidelines for the process that will result in the analog blackout, scheduled for December next year.   The Deputy Minister of Telecommunications of that country, Emilio Arias, presented the document to the [...]

A year after postponing the analog switch-off from 2022 to 2024, Paraguay now wants to anticipate it to 2020

  The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Paraguay announced it intends to anticipate the deadline for the analog switch-off to 2020, according to the words of its President, Teresita Palacios, during the ceremony where Tigo and America Movil companies where granted 4G internet licenses.   In February 2015, Paraguay had postponed from 2022 to 2024 [...]

Televisa recomienda aplazar el apagón analógico en MéxicoTelevisa recommended postponing the analog switch-off in Mexico

El Presidente de Grupo Televisa de México, Emilio Azcárraga Jean, dijo en una entrevista con la emisora Radio Fórmula el 21 de octubre que su empresa no pretende entorpecer la transición completa a la televisión digital pero que se sumaba al pedido de aplazar la fecha límite del apagón analógico, estipulado para el 31 de [...]