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Globo plans to invest in Globoplay and new technologies next year

Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, announced in an interview with the Brazilian Valor Economico newspaper that the company plans to make a R$ 1 billion (USD 237.7 million) investment in Globoplay and new technologies during 2020. There are different opportunities for Globoplay compared to competitors such as Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, which, although [...]

Hernán Estrada é o novo General Manager da The Walt Disney Company no Brasil

Hernán Estrada foi nomeado General Manager da The Walt Disney Company no Brasil. Reportando-se diretamente a Diego Lerner, Presidente no The Walt Disney Company Latin America, Estrada assume uma função regional na organização para administrar os negócios de In-Home e Out-of-Home da companhia no país, em colaboração com os líderes regionais de cada um dos [...]

Fox-Disney merger to be examined again in Brazil

Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) announced it will examine Disney-Fox merger, completed in March this year and approved in the country in February, one more time. The only condition ordered for the operation was to sell Fox Sports in the country. After the initial term imposed for the sale has expired, CADE decided to [...]

Fox Sports App to be only available in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from December

According to what was officially reported, Fox Sports app will no longer be available in Latin America from next December 5th, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. The company has previously announced that Fox Sports subscriptions from iTunes Store and Google Play are no renewing themselves since last October 11th in Latin America, [...]

Telefonica depoys FTTH in Brazil with American Tower

Telefónica Brazil ran an agreement with the US American Tower to promote its FTTH network deployment in the country. Under the agreement, American Tower will build and operate the infrastructure, while Telefónica will manage connectivity and commercialization with clients, through the Vivo Fibra brand.  In addition, Telefonica presented a franchise model for fiber deployment under [...]

Hernan Estrada is appointed new The World Disney Company’s General Manager in Brazil

Hernan Estrada was appointed new The Walt Disney Company General Manager in Brazil, and will be responsible for managing the company’s In-Home and Out-of-Home businesses in the country, together with the company’s regional business leaders in each services and business. In this position, Estrada will directly report to Diego Lerner, President at The Walt Disney [...]

DAZN launches new production with Brazilian football players who play in European clubs

The sports OTT DAZN is launching Saudade, its new Brazilian series to be released this Saturday, November 9th, which follows Brazilian football players in Europe. During each episode, a different football player will reflect about his current affairs, how his life in Europe is, how had his career began and the nostalgia they feel for [...]

Fox Sports App to be only available in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from December

According to what was officially reported, Fox Sports app will no longer be available in Latin America from next December 5th, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. The company has previously announced that Fox Sports subscriptions from iTunes Store and Google Play are no renewing themselves since last October 11th in Latin America, [...]

Fox+ and Fox Premium D2C offer is also cancelled in Google Play and iTunes Store in Brazil

One day after the Disney+ launch in the US, Fox announced that its Fox+ and Fox Premium SVOD platforms will no longer be available 2DC in Google Play and iTunes Store in Brazil, starting today. The measure is added to the one announced in Mexico last week, where the company, owned by Disney since March, [...]

Viacom Brazil appoints Christian Rôças as new CEO at Porta dos Fundos

Viacom Brazil announced that Christian Rôças is appointed as new CEO at Porta dos Fundos from December, and will work at the companys headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. The executive will replace Tereza Gonzalez, who will be completely focused on Viacom International Studios (VIS), and will be responsible for negotiating VIS content sales in Brazil, [...]