Entel Bolivia Lauches new DTH Service

Entel Bolivia, Bolivia's National Telecommunications Company has launched its DTH offering last week. The company is planning to reach 90.000 subscribers within a year. The service is available in HD with MPEG-4 compression standard, Digital Dolby sound and PVR equipment.

The arrival of a new operator in the multi-channel business in Bolivia has awakened the established operators who are now planning new strategies to face Entel TV. Cotel TV, which currently offers analog cable in La Paz and has 70% market share , is preparing to launch a digital a package and a triple play service for USD 60 monthly fee.

Another competitor- MMDS Multivisión - which operates a digital terrestrial package plans to add i seven new channels at no additional cost to the current offering.