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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, [...]

Brazil records in September the largest pay TV subscribers loss in 2019

According to what the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported, Brazilian Pay-TV lost 266 thousand subscribers in September, and 1.7 million annually. This is the largest monthly subscribers loss so far this year. In addition, the agency reported that the pay-TV customer base in September was 16.08 million. The Brazilian pay-TV operator with the largest [...]

Brazil recorded 16.3 million pay TV accesses in August and continues to lose subscribers

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially reported that the country had 16,346,446 households with access to pay TV services in August. The regulator informed that there was a 1,505,120 subscribers decrease compared with the same month 2018. (-8,43%). Almost half of Brazilian households got their pay-TV service from Claro (Net), which recorded 8,071,921 subscribers and [...]

Anatel develops anti-piracy operation in 11 Brazilian states

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has developed an anti-piracy operation in 11 states of the country on Tuesday, in order to seal and confiscate equipment not legally certified. The operation managed to seize more than 23 thousand telecommunications products without legal certification. This operation is the result of a great effort that Anatels inspection team [...]

Brazil records 16.5 million pay TV clients in July and continues losing subscribers

Brazil recorded 16,538,988 households with pay TV accesses in July. The already mentioned figure means a 1,327,427 subscriptions less than July 2018, according to what was officially reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian telecommunications regulator.  In July, almost half of Brazilian households accessed to Pay TV services through Claro, whose operations in [...]

Brazil’s Oi rolls out Android TV STB

Brazilian company Oi launched a streaming STB based on Android TV, named Streaming Box, which includes the operators own OTT Oi Play, as well as others like Netflix, YouTube and ESPN. The STB is also available to consumers who are not customers of Oi services and costs about R$ 480 (USD 116). The STB was [...]

Anatel puts off decision on AT&T-Time Warner merger

The analysis on Time Warner and AT&T merger by the Brazilian regulator Anatel was postponed last August 22nd, as requested by advisor Moises Moreira. The decision was made to make a deeper review and resume the merger process between the companies on September 5th. At that meeting, an additional 120-day extension may be requested for [...]

Oi has almost 3 million FTTH homes in 2019

In its Q2 2019 results report, the Brazilian company Oi recorded 2.8 million homes passed with FTTH in 68 municipalities in Brazil. This way, coverage increased by 381% compared to Q2 2018. Ois strategic plan expects to reach 4.6 million homes passed by the end of 2019 and 16 million in 2021. Oi reported 291 [...]

Anatel proves 5G interferences on C band satellite TV in Brazil

Testings developed by  Brazilian regulator Anatel during last months with equipment from different companies and operators proved that 5G network in the 3.5 GHz band causes interferences on C band satellite TV. According to Everton Souza, Engineer at Valvi Solutions -one of the companies that took part of testings developed by Anatel- the interference impact [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses more than one million subscribers in one year

Brazil recorded 16,709,668 households with access to pay TV in June. The already mentioned figure means a 1.23 million subscribers fall during last 12 month-period, according to what the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially informed.  According to the entity, in June almost half of Brazilians households had access to pay TV through the Claro [...]