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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 [...]

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 [...]

Pay TV recorded 16.82 million homes in Brazil and continues losing subscribers

As reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Brazil recorded 16.82 million households with access to pay TV in May, which represents a 1.4 million subscribers decrease (-6.7%) in the last 12 months. The entity also reported that Claro granted pay TV service to 8.29 million customers, and concentrated 49.26% of the market, followed by [...]

Globoplay tries to make Globosat live content available

Since last week, Globoplay -the Brazilians Globo Group OTT- is offering to selected clients access to 19 channels from the pay TV operator Globosat, also belonging to the previous mentioned group. Through an email, Globoplay subscribers who are elected are notified, that the initiative is part of  a test, valid until July 10th. We invite [...]

Brazil asks its population on how to continue taking measures against piracy

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) made a public consultation to its citizens, in order to obtain suggestions on how to combat piracy in the countrys telecommunications area. The entity also spread a report that gave several details on these topic and how it is affecting telecommunications industry at a national level. We must help the [...]

Brazil bans OTT D2C Fox+

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) issued a precautionary measure in which it request Fox to restrict Fox+, its direct to final consumer OTT. The Brazilian regulator gave Foz a 30-day period to obey the measure and, in case of not responding to it, the channel will be forced to pay a daily USD 25,800 fine, [...]

Brazil bans OTT D2C Fox+

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) issued a precautionary measure in which it request Fox to restrict Fox+, its direct to final consumer OTT. The Brazilian regulator gave Foz a 30-day period to obey the measure and, in case of not responding to it, the channel will be forced to pay a daily USD 25,800 fine, [...]

Brazil bans OTT D2C Fox+

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) issued a precautionary measure in which it request Fox to restrict Fox+, its direct to final consumer OTT. The Brazilian regulator gave Foz a 30-day period to obey the measure and, in case of not responding to it, the channel will be forced to pay a daily USD 25,800 fine, [...]

Brazil moves towards against TV channels piracy

Last April 22nd, Brazilians National Film Agency (Ancine), National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) together with the Federal Police met with Carrefour supermarket networks authorities to request that the company remove Android TV Box Tx2 STBs, which were offered through Carrefours loudspeakers in a store located in San Pablo, highlighting that the device makes it possible to [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses almost 170 thousand subscribers in April

Pay TV in Brazil continues adding cancellations. According to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) of that country, during the last 12 month-period, the cancellations number recorded 899.36 thousand homes. This way, Brazil closed  April with 17.17 million subscribing homes, and 168.94 thousand cancellations related to March. According to figures from April 2019 published by Anatel, [...]