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Spain helps Colombia develop DTT

Spain is helping Colombia implement DTT in the country through a consortium led by BAa Consultants with the Spanish company Gradiant as a technological hub and the University of Vigo.…

TV “squeeze-back” campaign for Singapore digital TV

Come September 17th, Singapore households which have not made the switch to digital TV (DTV) will see a smaller picture on their TV screens, as a visual reminder for them…

Spain: Financial aid for new DTT migration

The Spanish Government will finance DTT migration with grants – to be specified in 2019 – to citizens and TV operators. State Secretary for Digital Advance, Francisco Polo, said the…

Kagan: Nigeria now largest pay-TV market in Africa

Kagan: Nigeria now largest pay-TV market in Africa

Nigeria has become the largest pay-TV market in Africa in terms of subscribers and continues to have a strong growth potential, according to the latest country profile report from Kagan,…

Italy to raise DTT fees for broadcasters?

Italy to raise DTT fees for broadcasters?

Italian newspaper Milano Finanza reports that Italy’s new government is considering raising the fees levied for the nation’s free digital multiplexes and their associated terrestrial channels. Equity analysts at investment…

Costa Rica DSO in August 2019

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Science, Technology & Telecoms says it will complete its digital switchover (DSO) a year from now on August 15th 2019. Costa Rica has adopted the Brazilian/Japanese…

Slovenia awards pay-TV licences on DTT network

Slovenia awards pay-TV licences on DTT network

Slovenia’s Agency for Communications Network and Services (AKOS) has awarded the first licences to distribute pay-TV channels on the nationwide DTT network. Eight broadcasters received licensed following a public tender…

Analyst: Global subscription, ad revenue to reach $559bn

Analyst: Global subscription, ad revenue to reach $559bn

Strategy Analytics forecasts that global consumer and advertising spend on TV and video will grow from $490 billion in 2017 to $559 billion in 2022, an increase of $69 billion.…

EchoStar Inmarsat bid: ‘Completely unacceptable’

Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce told analysts August 2nd that the recent EchoStar bid for Inmarsat was so unacceptable that any dialogue or engagement would have been seen as weakness. Pearce…

Ivory Coast: 82% aware of DTT, intend buy equipment

To support the digital transition in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa, Médiamétrie and Omedia are publishing the results of the first digital Terrestrial TV barometer in Africa, covering Ivory Coast, Gabon, Mali…