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Amazon to launch its first Brazilian original production in 2020

Amazon Prime Video announced today that it will produce ‘Tudo ou nada: Seleção Brasileira’, the company’s first original production for Brazil, which will follow daily activities done by the Brazilian National Team, winner of the Copa America 2019. The series will premiere the following year  in 200 territories. This new Amazon original series will give [...]

Oi announces its relaunch with fiber optic

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi presented its strategic plan last Tuesday, which defines the companys direction during the next three years. The operator, which is going through a judicial recovery process, considers the expansion of its services offered through FTTH as its main focus. According to the plan detailed by the company, Oi plans to end [...]

Brazilian pay TV is said to be sentenced to death

Abraão Balbino e Silva, Competition Superintendent at the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), said  that pay TV in that country is sentenced to death. The executive expressed that subscribers are choosing for more direct models to acquire content, which are not covered by the laws that regulate the sector in the country. Balbino’s opinion came [...]

Globo is launching Globoplay in the US next year

From 2020, Brazilians living in the US will have the option of accessing the Globo Group’s TV programming through Globoplay. The Group informed that, from next year, it will be focused on expanding its strategy with its audience outside Brazil, and will make its platform available in the North American country. The information was released [...]

Smithsonian Channel commemorates 50th anniversary of man arrival at the moon with multiplatform event

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of man at the moon, Smithsonian Channel launched special programming to remember the event over six weeks. The contents, which began to be broadcasted yesterday, are available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile,Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The beginning of the Smithsonian Channel special programming took place yesterday with [...]

RDC TV stops its operations in Net Brazil

Brazilian Rede Digital de Comunicação (RDC TV) announced last Thursday that it was no longer available on Nets channels 24 and 524. That is what the company officially informed for all its subscribers. Marcio Irion, RDC TVs President, officially confirmed that the channel stopped to appear on the Brazilian pay TV operators programming grid. We [...]

Brazilian Justice cancels Anatel’s precautionary measure against Fox+

Judge Flávia de Macedo Nolasco granted a judicial appeal in favour of Fox, against the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) to cancel the offer of Fox+, the OTT that offer Fox linear channels in the direct to consumer model. According to Nolsacos judicial appeal, there are extreme doubts in the area and a deeper analysis [...]

Brazilian channels are delivered through new SES satellite solution

Brazilian TV watchers already have the possibility to receive several channels in the country through the new free Ku-band solution from SES on the SES-10 satellite, located at 67 degrees West. To make it possible for customers to have an easy access to the channels, broadcasters can send their content to the SES teleport, located [...]

Boomerang launches Brazilian series WeeBoom in Latin America

The pay TV channel Boomerang announced it will premiere the Brazilian series WeeBoom, a co-production between Turner and Split Studio developed especially for the channel, which will be broadcast this Friday, July 5th.  The project will last 26 episodes of seven minutes each. The first 13 will be available throughout Latin America, in Portuguese and [...]

Sky Brazil takes Sky Play to the next Rock in Rio edition

The pay TV company Sky Brazil confirmed that it will take part of the next Rock in Rio edition, one of the largest music festivals worldwide, which will celebrate its ninth edition during September and October in the Olympic Park of Rio de Janeiro. The company will have its own stand, called Sly Play Rock, [...]