Tag Archives: FTA

Globo takes Palmeiras Brazil’s Cup matches to PPV

Through an official statement, the Brazilian FTA channel Globo confirmed that the Round of 16 matches of the Brazils Cup will only be available for Premiere subscribers. While Globo is still negotiating with Palmeiras to broadcast the teams matches in the Brasileirao tournament, the two Brazilian football team matches in the Brazil Cup will only [...]

Globo broadcasts the Women’s Football World Cup on FTA for the first time

The Brazilian TV channel Globo is announcing throughout its programming that it will broadcast the Womens Football World Cup on FTA for the first time. The competition, created in 1991, will take place in France, and, apart from Globo, it will also be aired on SporTV for pay TV customers. The championship will have 24 [...]

Brazilian women’s football championship to be broadcast on FTA with Band

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and the TV channel Rede Bandeirantes (Band) agreed that, after its first seven fixture dates, the Brazilian women’s football championship will be broadcast on FTA. According to the agreement ran by both entities, First and Second Division matches will be aired on Sundays. Until then, it was only possible to [...]

Chile to start DTT migration process in 2024 with more demands for TV channels

After a month of conversations between FTA channels and Chilean Communications Subsecretary (Subtel), Chilean Government put off the analog blackout for April 2024. According to industry authorities, TV channels presented several arguments to delay the initial date, which was agreed for April 2020, and Subtel fixed a schedule to follow with greater demands to implement [...]

Palmeiras and Atletico Paranaense do not come to terms with Globo to broadcast on PPV

A new Brazilian Football Championship edition -called Brasileirao- started this Saturday, April 27th. From all the teams taking part in the competition, Palmeiras and Atletico Paranaense have not ran an agreement to broadcast their matches under the pay-per-view (PPV) modality yet and, as long as the situation persists, subscribers to the service (through Premiere FC) [...]

Mega to launch its exclusive content OTT in July

Chilean FTA channel Mega (today known as the Mega Media holding company) announced it will launch its OTT, scheduled for July. According to the company, it will have contents already broadcast by the channel, and also original productions created specially for the platform. The channel informed that the service will have a monthly subscription, but [...]

Globo delayed Brazilian miniseries premiere because of Net and Now

Brazilian miniseries “Se eu fechar os olhos agora” (If I close my eyes now) was the first of Globo that acquired Now (OTT of the Brazilian channel Net) before its premiere on FTA, according to Ricardo Linhares, author of the series. Its premiere was on April 15th on Globo, and it was planned to be [...]

Accused of pay TV piracy are condemned with preventive detention in Argentina

Argentine Instruction Court N°3 from Corrientes City ordered the prosecution with preventive detention for people accused of piraced channels broadcasts. They are three people close to Caa Catí Cable Visión and the owner of Itati Cable Color. The complaint made to the first company is linked to the last raid, in August 2017, where three [...]

Repretel broadcasts American Cup’s matches exclusively in Costa Rica

Pablo Guzman, Costa Rican Repretel Groups Sports Director, confirmed that the company completed the American Cup broadcasting rights acquisition exclusively in that country. The 26 matches that are part of the competition can be watched on channels 6 and 11, the GolPlay app, and online. A year ago it was the World Cup in Russia [...]

DAZN buys Brazilian Football Championship’s Serie C

The sports OTT DAZN acquired the rights to broadcast the Brazillian Football Championships Serie C, the third tier of the Brazilian football league system, in an agreement between DAZN and the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) ran last week. Owning these rights allows the OTT to broadcast the tournament on Free-to.air (FTA), pay TV and online. [...]