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Brazilian TV network SBT arrives in the US

Brazilian TV network SBT has signed a deal with the streaming platform Brusa TV to distribute its content in the United States, where around 1.5 million Brazilian immigrants and descendants live. SBT is now available on the BR Channels package, which also includes Globo, soccer channel PFC, FashionTV Brasil and the channels of the independent [...]

TNT Series premieres new Brazilian original production in Latin America

Pay TV channel TNT Series will premiere, on March 17, simultaneously in all Latin American countries, the new series “Rua Augusta”, the first original fiction production of TNT in Brasil. As part of a new business strategy in the country, the first two episodes are now available to Net and Claro subscribers on Now VOD [...]

Netflix announces new Brazilian original series

Netflix announced that is working on a new series, called Sintonia, with Brazilian producer Kondzilla, owner of the main YouTube channel in the country with more than 29 million subscribers. It will be launched globally in 2019. This new drama series will follow the story of three friends, exploring the connection with drug trade, music [...]

Brazil lost 729,000 pay TV subscribers in one year

According to data published by Brazils National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the pay TV market registered 17.9 million in January 2018, which represented a loss of 729,000 clients (-3.90%) when compared to the same month of previous year, and close to 30,000 (-0.16%) compared to December 2017. Claro group, which includes the operations of Net and [...]

Net, Claro offer ad-supported Wi-Fi in Brazil

Brazilian operators Net and Claro (América Móvil) have launched ad-supported Wi-Fi. The project allows users who are not clients to connect to the public hotspots of the companies, for 15 minutes, after watching an advertising video. The pilot of the project, carried out in partnership with the Hands agency and with Banco Itaú as the [...]

Telefónica sees growth in pay TV subs driven by Peru

Telefónica announced its financial results for Q417. The company reported 4.6 million pay TV accesses in Latin America (including Brazil). Hispanoamérica division, which will be split into two new units, reached 3.0 million pay TV accesses, up 4% from previous year, driven by net additions in Peru. In its report, the company highlighted the 7% [...]

América Móvil to invest USD 8 billion in 2018

América Móvil plans to spend around USD 8 billion on capital expenditure this year. During a call with analysts on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Daniel Hajj said the company will continue to invest in Brazil and Mexico, its main markets. América Móvil presented its financial statement of Q417, in which it reported a net loss [...]

Twitter launches in-stream video ads in Brazil

Twitter announced the launch of the In-Stream video ad format in the Brazilian market. This type of advertising was originally launched in the United States and is expanding to other countries. This tool uses as main dissemination criteria the target audience of the campaign and the main topics of interest for each consumer. The video [...]

Pay TV subscribers in Brazil fell 5% in 2017

After several months without official information, Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) released data on the pay TV market in the country. The subscriber base ended 2017 with 17.9 million, this is equivalent to an annual fall of 4.99% (close to 939,000 active contracts), and a drop of 0.70% from November (126,000 subscribers). According to the [...]