Tag Archives: DTT

Canales de TV chilenos alcanzan el 16% de migración a DTT

Los canales de TV chilenos siguen avanzando de cara al apagón analógico, que se llevará adelante en dicho país en 2020, año para el que será obligatorio tener el 100% de las concesiones migradas a la transmisión digital. Según datos del Consejo Nacional de Televisión (CNTV), Chilevisión fue uno de los canales con mayor evolución [...]

El Salvador inicia su transición hacia la televisión digital terrestre

De acuerdo al anuncio realizado por la Superintendencia General de Electricidad y Telecomunicaciones (Siget), el canal 10 de El Salvador será el primero en emitir señal digital abierta. “El mundo transita de la televisión análoga a la digital, para dar mejor calidad en los servicios a la mayoría de la población. La transformación tecnológica y [...]

Se reduce el número de interesados en la licitación de TV abierta en México

El Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) está realizando el proceso de licitación de 148 canales de TDT. Inicialmente se presentaron 86 interesados pero sólo 24 entregaron información al organismo, es decir, un 72% menos, según reportó El Economista. Entre el 6 de febrero y el 3 de marzo los interesados entregaron información requerida por IFT. [...]

Honduras moves forward with DTT deployment

The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) said to Dinero & Negocios that Honduras has 19 DTT channels operating in the country, out of a total of 338 free-to-air channels. The first stage of the analog switch off (ASO) will end in December this year, while in January 2017 will begin the second and final stage, which [...]

Mexico to open DTT tender

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of Mexico will open on November 28 a tender for 148 DTT licenses. IFT expects the process to be completed by December 2017. The 148 channels to be tendered are for the provision of public digital TV service in 124 different coverage areas throughout the country. In 24 of the [...]

Grupo Secuoya named finalist in competition for DTT rollout in Colombia

A consortium led by Secuoya has been named a finalist of the European Union competition for technical assistance and deployment of DTT in Colombia.   Initially, eight companies participated of the process. Secuoya consortium, which also includes Magic Box, CPM and Evoluxer, will compete in the final stage with three other companies: Axion, Baa Consultors [...]

Argentina awards two DTT channels to Perfil

The Government of Argentina has awarded by decree- two DTT licenses to the founders of the publishing house Perfil, Alberto and Jorge Fontevecchia, to operate channels 36.2 and 27.2.   By Decrees 1107/2016 and 1108/2016 the Government awarded a license for “installation, operation and exploitation of a digital broadcast television service” to Perfil TV S.A. [...]

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 [...]

Argentina refuses Telesur’s request to return to DTT

The Government of Argentina has rejected the request of Telesur to return to DTT platform in the country, Jorge Sigal, Secretary of Public Media, told Clarín newspaper.   Sigal already informed the decision of the Government to Patricia Villegas, president of Telesur. Villegas said just a few days ago, in an interview with La Nación [...]

Brazil’s Globo sees difficulties in DTT deployment after 2018

The Brazilian TV channel Globo is digitizing its network to meet the deadlines for the analog switch off in the country. Although the company has already progressed in several regions, the transition will represent a challenge after 2018, in cities with smaller populations, said Raymundo Barros, CTO of Globo, according to the site TelaViva.   [...]