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Claro to offer Fox+ and Band Sports video apps

Brazilian mobile operator Claro will start offering Fox+ and Band Sports video applications, starting this month. The sale of the sports channel app will be exclusive during the first month. According to Leonardo Contrucci, director of SVA and Roaming at Claro, the monthly price of Fox+ will be around R$ 35 (USD 9.7), reported Tele.Síntese. [...]

Brazil has already distributed 9 million DTT kits

Seja Digital, the entity in charge of the DTT migration process, has already delivered, free of charge, 9 million kits in the country. The equipment includes the antenna, set-top box and remote control and is available for beneficiaries of social plans of the Brazilian government. Antonio Carlos Martelletto, president of Seja Digital, said that currently [...]

Oi to offer 4K on DTH service

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi plans to launch a 4k-compatible set-top box (STB) for the soccer World Cup, to be played next June. The operator will use the capacity of the SES-6 satellite to provide the technology, reported TelaViva. Ermindo Cecchetto, Ois director of residential products, said they are in discussions with TV networks to see [...]

Brazil’s TIM introduces FTTH broadband plans with access to video services

Brazilian telecommunications operator TIM (Telecom Italia) reformulated its fixed broadband offer, which it markets under the TIM Live brand, with the launch of new FTTH packages that include online content from partners such as Fox+, Cartoon Network, Looke and Esporte Interativo. The new offer is initially available in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, but [...]

ESPN signs deal with UOL in Brazil

ESPN announced an agreement with UOL for the distribution of ESPN Play service in the recently-launched Esporte Clube platform. This partnership is in line with the networks strategy of expanding the distribution of its contents to multiple platforms. In UOL Esporte Clube site, users can subscribe to monthly or annual plans according to the product [...]

Claro Brasil bets on VOD

Agricio Silva Neto, CEO of Claro Brasil’s DTH unit said that VOD consumption has become stronger and more popular in the country, allowing customers to be able to customize their pay TV experience. In an interview with Via Satellite, the executive also pointed that the offer of 4K content is still “very limited” in Brazil. [...]

Brazils Anatel approves new pay TV rules

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has approved new rules for the pay TV market. Among the changes, the regulator established that local free-to-air TV channels must negotiate their distribution deals directly with pay TV operators. According to the agency, FTA channels will have to sign individual distribution agreements with each operator. The channels may demand [...]