Tag Archives: Venezuela

Telesur inició transmisiones en HD

La señal de noticias Telesur celebró, el pasado 24 de julio, su 12 aniversario en la región con el inicio de transmisiones en alta definición. El cambio responde a las nuevas exigencias de la audiencia y de los mercados de telecomunicaciones. “El paso al formato HD es un compromiso tecnológico que le otorgará mayor nitidez [...]

Conatel pide a empresas de TV paga que brinden servicios de calidad

La Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel) de Venezuela informó que está realizando reuniones con empresas de televisión paga para hacer un seguimiento y evaluación del servicio que prestan a nivel nacional. A través de su sitio web, el organismo indicó que ya realizó una mesa de diálogo con CANTV. Asimismo, el pasado martes 6 de [...]

Venezuela suspende la señal de CNN en Español

El gobierno de Venezuela ordenó suspender las transmisiones de CNN en Español en todos los operadores de TV paga del país. La Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Conatel) inició un procedimiento administrativo y ordenó la suspensión de las emisiones por supuestas agresiones directas que atentan contra la paz y la estabilidad democrática. Según informa la cadena [...]

Venezuela has almost 1 million DTT receivers

Since 2012, Venezuelan Government has distributed for free 600,000 DTT receivers under the ISDB-T standard. This number adds to the 330,000 DTT receivers and 60,000 TV Sets with an embedded receiver that were acquired privately by the population. The number was provided by Adriana Hidalgo, president of the governmental RedTV, through Venelozana de Television. The [...]

Cantv moves forward with its fiber optic network in Venezuela

  The state-owned telecommunications company Cantv from Venezuela has completed the construction of 5,700 Km of fiber-optic network, of which 4,700 Km are already lit with 176 nodes serving 15,000 subscribers. This initiative is part of Eighth Project of Universal Telecommunications Service (Opsut in Spanish), promoted by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel).   In the second [...]

DirecTV to increase prices in Venezuela

DTH company DirecTV (AT&T) will increase the price of its TV packages in Venezuela from August 14, reported local media. Other pay TV operators like Netuno and Inter have already increased their prices in the country.   Postpaid plan called Bronce Más (80 channels) will rise from Bs. 364 (USD 36.4 using Dipro rate, USD [...]

Inter and Netuno to increase prices in Venezuela

  Pay TV operators Inter and Netuno from Venezuela have announced through several national newspapers an increase in prices of all their services, starting August 1, as they will be recalculated using Dicom rate (about Bs. 600 per dollar).   Inters Family Plan (cable service) will increase from Bs 627 to Bs 2,257. In its [...]

Conatel of Venezuela to evaluate the elimination of international channels from Pay-TV operators

  The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Venezuela will summon the Pay-TV operators and programmers to evaluate the removal of international channels from their grids and address issues of quality of service, stated the Director General of the agency, William Castillo, to the local press.   “We are making a follow up of the effects [...]

Pay-TV in Venezuela grew relatively in 2015 despite the national economic contraction

  The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Venezuela presented a report for the fourth quarter of 2015 in which it registered that the Pay-TV market in that country grew relatively by 10.54% annually (in local currency), with an increase in operating income of 14.4%.   The set of subscription TV operators totaled 5,019,597 subscribers, 478,768 [...]

DirecTV in Venezuela increased more than 700% the price of its premium packages

  DTH company DirecTV (AT&T) increased in Venezuela the price of its premium packages for more than 700% (in local currency) as of April 2nd due to the lack of US currency and the economic crisis that hits the Bolivarian country, local newspaper El Nacional informed.   Adult channel packages eXXXotico and Hot Pack had [...]