Angola Digital TV News

Amazon Prime Video launches globally
Dec 14, 2016 – Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available to customers in more than 200 countries and territories around the globe. Customers can watch on Android and iOS phones and tablets, Fire Tablets and LG and Samsung smart TVs.
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Angola creates digital television migration working group
Apr 7, 2016 – The Angolan government has created an inter-ministry working group to kick-off the country's migration from analogue to digital television, including the setting up of an initial pilot project.
News categories: Angola, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Terrestrial

ZAP selects ARRIS for Network DVR and VOD in Africa
Nov 12, 2014 – ZAP, a TV service provider in sub-Saharan Africa, has chosen the APEX3000 from ARRIS (NASDAQ: ARRS) to enable delivery of network DVR (nDVR) and video on demand (VOD) services. The solution was deployed by ARRIS Value Added Reseller (VAR) Satcab.
News categories: ARRIS Group, ZAP, Satcab, Steve McCaffery, Luis Henriques, Martin Jahn, Angola, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Mozambique, Satellite, TV Everywhere

Digital TV penetration accelerates in Sub-Saharan Africa
Jan 8, 2013 – About 35.3% of TV homes in Sub-Saharan Africa took digital signals by end-2012, according to a report from Digital TV Research. The Digital TV Sub-Saharan Africa report forecasts that digital TV penetration will rocket to 95.5% by 2018 - with household numbers quadrupling to 49.0 million.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Africa, Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Digital TV, Ghana, Kenya, Market Research, Nigeria, South Africa, Subscribers, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

Angola completes initial ISDB-T trials
Apr 11, 2011 – The Fórum SBTVD has announced that the first phases of ISDB-T trials have been completed in Angola. The test signal was broadcast between December 2010 and February 2011 in the capital Luanda, with test receivers installed around the city.
News categories: Fórum SBTVD, Televisão Pública de Angola, Angola, Digital TV, ISDB-T, SBTVD, Terrestrial

SADC ICT ministers adopt DVB-T2 for digital terrestrial
Nov 24, 2010 – The ministers responsible for ICT in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved recommendations that Member States should adopt DVB-T2 with MPEG-4 compression as the digital terrestrial standard for the region.
News categories: SADC, Angola, Botswana, Digital TV, DRC, DVB-T2, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Terrestrial, Zambia, Zimbabwe

UPSTAR Comunicações Selects Eutelsat to Broadcast ZAP, The New Satellite TV Bouquet of Angola
Mar 2, 2010 – Eutelsat (Paris: ETL) has announced that it has signed a major contract with UPSTAR Comunicações for satellite capacity for the broadcasting of ZAP pay-TV platform, expected to launch shortly in Angola.
News categories: Eutelsat, Angola, Conditional Access, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVB-S2, Personal Video Recorder, Satellite, Set Top Box

Zon satellite service in Angola to be called ZAP
Feb 15, 2010 – Finstar has announced the launch of a satellite TV service in Angola called ZAP. Finstar is owned 70% by SOCIP, a company controlled by Isabel dos Santos, and 30% by Teliz, a company acquired by ZON Multimédia (Lisbon:ZON).
News categories: ZON Multimédia, Angola, Digital TV, Satellite

ZON Multimédia to offer satellite Pay TV in Angola
Dec 20, 2009 – ZON Multimédia (Lisbon:ZON) has announced that it plans to expand into Angola through a joint venture to be owned 30% by ZON Multimedia and 70% by SOCIP, with the purpose of developing a satellite based Pay TV offer.
News categories: ZON Multimédia, Angola, Digital TV, Satellite