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TIM expands FTTH network in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company TIM has launched FTTH services under the brand TIM Live – in Goiânia, in the state of Goiás. This is the second capital city (outside Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), where it launches this product (the first one was Salvador in Bahia). The deployment in Goiânia includes 83 neighborhoods, which [...]

Telefónica signs deal to offer Amazon Prime Video in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefónica) announced that it has signed an agreement with Amazon to offer Prime Video as an additional service. As part of the deal, the operator’s fixed and mobile customers will gain free access to the platform for three months. In addition, subscription can be paid through Vivo bill. “With this launch, [...]

Cube TV officially launched in Brazil

Cube TV, the platform that focus on mobile gaming livestreaming and competes with options like Twitch and YouTube Gaming, held its official launch event in Brazil on Tuesday, September 11 with the participation of its main executives and influencers. The platform, which is part of Singapore-based company BIGO, is available on desktop and mobile apps. [...]

Brazil’s Oi expands FTTH network to 21 cities

Brazilian telecommunication company Oi announced the expansion of its fiber optic service to 21 new cities in the country during September. The operator is using its transport network to accelerate the launch of the product. Oi Fibra service offers speeds of up to 200 mbps and bundles with IPTV and VoiP. So far, the company [...]

FTA channels oppose AT&T-Time Warner deal in Brazil

During a public hearing held this week in the Commission of Science and Technology, Communication and Information Technology of the Chamber of Deputies, executives of Abert and Abratel, entities representing main free-to-air channels, presented their arguments against AT&T- Time Warner merger. According to Abert, which represents Globo, SBT and Band, the acquisition is a “clear [...]

Brazil: Pay TV market falls again in July

According to data from the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the pay TV market registered 17.83 million subscribers in July, representing a fall of 625,000 subscribers (-3.4% ) compared to the same period of 2017, and 91,000 (-0.5%) compared to June 2018. Claro Brazil group leads with 50% of market share and 8.9 million customers [...]

Telefónica to offer NFL games on mobile devices

Telefónica, which operates under the Vivo brand in Brazil, has reached an agreement with NFL for the distribution of the leagues direct-to-consumer digital service, NFL Game Pass, to mobile customers. The monthly subscription costs R$ 29.99 (USD 7.3). The telecom company said the Season Plus package enables subscribers to stream all 2018 NFL preseason, regular [...]

Globo wants to integrate OTT and free-to-air TV

Brazil’s Globo began this year to rethink the strategy of its OTT service Globoplay. Recently, the company announced an expansion of the catalog with the addition of international series. Now, Globo’s technology director, Raymundo Barros, pointed out that the aim is for the OTT and broadcast environments to operate in an integrated and complementary manner. [...]

Fox+ service now available on Apple and Google’s digital stores in Brazil

Fox Networks Group announced that its SVOD package, called Fox+, is now available on App Store and Google Play in Brazil, through the Fox app. In this way, the company further expands the reach of this service, which was launched in the country in May. Fox+ package offers live streaming of the group’s 11 channels, [...]