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Claro Sports to broadcast the Bundesliga in Latin America

Claro (America Movil) announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga (football league soon to start in Germany) for Latin America, not including Brazil, where the rights belong to Band and the sports news and statistics app OneFootball. According to what Claro officially reported, from last September 20th, the company started to broadcast [...]

DAZN reduces its operations in Brazil due to the Coronavirus pandemic

As reported by the specialized Brazilian website UOL, from DAZN, OTT that has been operating in Brazil for almost two years, they announced that these will be reduced, with the aim of reducing their costs worldwide after the financial impact that the Coronavirus pandemic caused on the platform. From DAZN, so far, they have not [...]

Sony to stop producing and selling TVs in Brazil from mid-2021

The Japanese multinational company Sony has officially announced last September 15th its decision to close its subsidiary in Manaus, Brazil, after almost 50 years operating in the country. The company reported that production activities will end in March next year, and that by mid-2021 will stop sales of TVs, cameras, audio devices and other products [...]

Claro Sports to broadcast the Bundesliga in Latin America

Claro (America Movil) announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga (football league soon to start in Germany) for Latin America, not including Brazil, where the rights belong to Band and the sports news and statistics app OneFootball. According to what Claro officially reported, from next September 20th, the company will broadcast the [...]

DAZN reduces its operations in Brazil due to the Coronavirus pandemic

As reported by the specialized Brazilian website UOL, from DAZN, OTT that has been operating in Brazil for almost two years, they announced that these will be reduced, with the aim of reducing their costs worldwide after the financial impact that the Coronavirus pandemic caused on the platform. From DAZN, so far, they have not [...]

Conmebol launches ‘Conmebol TV’ in Brazil with Claro and Sky

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) officially announced on Monday the launch of Conmebol TV, which will start its operations exclusively as of today, the day in which the Copa Libertadores is reactivated, after being cancelled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Conmebol TV will initially be available to Claro and Sky clients, and [...]

SBT to officially broadcast the Copa Libertadores on FTA TV in Brazil

As reported by specialized websites in Brazil days ago, this Thursday, September 10th, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has officially confirmed it finally came to terms with the Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) in order for it to own the TV broadcasting rights for the Copa Libertadores for the 2020-2022 period in the country [...]

Anatel establishes that offering linear TV channels on the internet is not considered as pay TV

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has officially established that linear TV channels offered via streaming is not considered a pay TV offer, but rather a value-added service. For this reason, they should be excluded from the rules established by the SeAC Law (N°. 12,485; 2011), which regulates Pay TV offers in Brazil. Linearity in content [...]

Tim expands access to Fox App to all his clients in Brazil

Tim Brazil has announced this week that its prepaid, postpaid and Tim Controle mobile plan customers will also be able to access the Fox App platform, for a R$ 34.90 (USD 6.5) monthly subscription. Fox App makes available linear Fox channels, such as Fox Channel, Fox Life, FX, National Geographic, NatGeo Kids and Fox Sports [...]

SBT may acquire Copa Libertadores TV broadcasting rights in Brazil until 2022

According to what several Brazilian websites have recently reported, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and SBT would be about to run an agreement on the negotiation so that the Brazilian FTA TV channel can broadcast two weekly matches of the Copa Libertadores in Brazil until 2022. Up to now, SBT and Conmebol have not [...]