Advanced Television


Venezuela offers free DTH

Venezuela’s government is broadcasting 27 national and international TV channels (and 10 radio services) on a free-to-view DTH service. Conatel, the nation’s National telecommunications Commission, announced the project and described it as “the new way of watching television”. However, although content viewing will be completely free, users must buy a Set Top Box converter ($29) […]

November 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

Venezuela arrests 3 DirecTV execs

Venezuelan authorities have jailed three local DirecTV executives under an arrest warrant issued after the Dallas-based company abruptly cut off services to the South American country last month, citing US sanctions against the socialist government, the men’s lawyer said Friday and reported by Associated Press. Carlos Villamizar, one of the three men, told reporters in […]

June 8, 2020By Chris Forrester