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Brazil completes analog TV switch-off in Goiânia

Gired, the group in charge of implementing digital TV in Brazil, approved the analog switch-off (ASO) in Goiânia and other 28 municipalities, which took place on June 21. The decision was taken after a survey by Ibope revealed that 92% of households have access to digital signals. Brazilian regulator Anatel reported that Goiânia has 505,504 [...]

Brazils pay TV lost over 171,000 subscribers in April

Brazilian regulator Anatel reported that in April, the pay TV market lost 171,233 subscribers (-0.90%) compared to previous month. In the last 12 months, the reduction was 147,471 subscribers (-0.78%). The total base registered 18.76 million clients. Oi posted the highest growth, both in April and the last 12 months: 1.63% and 15.78%, respectively. The [...]

Globosat Play reached 2.6 million registered users

Brazilian TV Everywhere platform Globosat Play is celebrating three years old in June with numbers that, according to the company, “confirm the success among pay TV subscribers.” The service already has 2.6 million registered users, 4.5 million app downloads and more than 60 million hours viewed. Globosat said in a statement the platform features 11,000 hours [...]

Net promotes multiscreen strategy with bundled offer for broadband subscribers

Brazil’s main MSO, Net, announced new pay TV and broadband offerings, along with a new advertising campaign focused on the multiscreen concept. The operator’s fixed broadband users could already access the VOD platform called ‘Now Online’ with a catalog of 15,000 of Claro Video titles. Now, Net announced an option for these customers to have [...]

Net Geo Kids to launch in Latin America

National Geographic Partners has confirmed that it will launch Nat Geo Kids, its multiplatform entertainment offer for children aged 4 to 7 years, on July 1 in Latin America and September 1 in Brazil. This launch had already been anticipated by executives of Fox Networks Group (FNG) last month and now it has been confirmed [...]

SES, MultTV partner to offer pay TV content to regional ISPs

Brazilian communications company MultTV has signed a capacity agreement with SES that will allow regional Internet service providers (ISPs) to offer pay TV content to IP subscriber homes. MultTV, a company that specializes in providing video services to smaller regional ISPs, will use C-band capacity on SES-6 to transmit a mix of approximately 60 SD [...]

América Móvil rebrands in Brazil

América Móvil informed the employees of its Brazilian operation that it will begin using Claro Brasil to name the holding company, previously known as América Móvil Brasil. However, the same brands will be maintained for consumer services in pay TV and Internet (Net), mobile telephony (Claro) and corporate services (Embratel), and there will be no [...]

Brazil moves forward analogue switch-off deadlines

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) announced that the analogue switch-off in Goiânia and 28 other municipalities, scheduled for May 31, will be extended until June 21. According to the president of Anatel, Juarez Quadros, the deadline was extended because it was not reached the 90% of digitalization required to finish the process. . According to data [...]