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Netflx releases in Brazil an original cartoon series with Disney XD

The OTT platform Netflix is releasing in Brazil the cartoon Cupcake & Dino: General Services, an orginial North American service series. The complete season was included last November 13 th in the services catalogue in that country, and next November 15 th it will be broadcasted by the childrens signal Disney XD. A similar [...]

Brazilian Rural Channel enters to VOD world through Net and Claro service ‘Now’

The brazilian signal about agricultural market Rural Chanel started to offer it main contents in VOD, before the arrangement made with the platform Now, property of the pay TV NET an Claro operators, both of Mobile America. The broadcasting station in celebrating its 22 nd anniversary since it was founded. It is time to expand [...]

Fox Sports launches SVOD app in Brazil

Fox Sports has launched in Brazil a new app including all the programming lineup of the group’s sports channels. It is available for download in App Store and Google Play, for a monthly subscription of R$ 19.90 (USD 5.4) after a three-day trial. In this way, it is possible to access the offer without having [...]

Oi FTTH network reaches 25 cities in Brasil

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi announced the expansion of its FTTH network to four new cities. In this way, it is now available in a total of 25 cities, reaching the target set for 2018. Oi Fibra launched in the cities of Varginha and Montes Claros in Minas Gerais, and in Angra dos Reis and Campos [...]

Brazilian pay TV market loses 25,000 subs in September

According to data from Brazilian regulator Anatel, the pay TV market had 17.79 million active contracts in September, which represented a fall of 2.34% (over 426,000 customers) in the last 12 months, and of 0.14% (over 25,000 subscribers) compared to August 2018. Claro group lost about 68,000 subscribers in September, most of them, around 40,000, [...]

Viacom and Porta dos Fundos announce new original series in Brazil

Viacom and Brazilian comedy producer Porta dos Fundos announced the new original series “Homens?, which is expected to premiere in March 2019 on Comedy Central. “Homens?” is the second production of Porta dos Fundos for Comedy Central, the first was “Borges”, which is also available on Netflix. The group also produced “O Grande Gonzalez” for [...]

Net unveils 4K packages and new Wi-Fi devices

Brazilian operator Net (América Móvil) has launched two packages with 4K UHD content. With this new initiative, Nets programming in this technology reached 290 titles. In addition, the company announced new solutions to expand the Wi-Fi network in the home. 4K packages are available in Mix HD and Top HD versions, with prices starting at [...]

Telefónica integrates Netflix in Brazil

Telefónica, which operates in Brazil under the Vivo brand, is integrating Netflix into its IPTV platform. The process will be carried out gradually and automatically, starting this month. The operator’s customers who also have a Netflix subscription can now directly access the streaming video service through Vivo TV set-top box and remote control. The integration [...]

Brazilian operators demonstrate 8k video streaming over 5G technology

Brazilian operators Claro and Net (both part of the América Móvil group), together with the Chinese company Huawei, are conducting the first live demonstration in the country of Ultra HD 8K video streaming over a 5G experimental network. Contents are provided by TV Globo. For this initiative, work began in July this year, reaching a [...]

Algar expands FTTH network

Brazilian telecommunication company Algar is expanding its FTTH network. By the end of 2019, the plan is to cover close to 70% of the homes of the 87 municipalities in its concession area. In some cities, coverage will reach 98% in the urban area. “The technology allows us to offer plans with speeds of up [...]