(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica DTH service Qualy TV has announced that it’s ceasing operations just under two years after announcing its commercial launch.

“In the last few months we have experienced various difficulties beyond our control, prompting us to take the decision to close operations definitively,” said the company on its Facebook page. The service will continue operating until 30 September at no cost to subscribers.

Qualy TV, part of the Albavision Group, officially launched in November 2014 on the satellite broadband platform of Media Networks, a Telefonica unit. It offered 64 national and international channels for ¢12,500 per month.

In an open letter to subscribers, QualyTv in Costa Rica (TVSEÑAL INNOVA S. A) general manager, Danny Zúñiga, the closure will take place in strict compliance with current legislation.

Subscribers with any questions regarding this process please contact our toll-free customer-QUALYTV 800 (800-7825988), from Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, or numbers 2299-7532 or 2299-7533.

Qualy TV still has a presence in Nicaragua and Guatemala and previously announced plans to expand to other markets including Honduras, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic

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