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Sky Brazil announces new prepaid plan with news in programming

Brazilian pay-TV operator Sky announced a new prepaid plan for its subscribers, called Comforto. In it, clients have the possibility of acquiring a set of antennas and a STB to access 24 months of basic programming. As with other prepaid plans of the company, customers can also access additional content through top-ups. The offer is [...]

Bronco is now available on TNT and Claro Video

Bronco, Turner’s new series about the same names Mexican band, is now available on TNT, where it premiered on September 24th. It can also be accessed through Claro Video since last October 3rd, with weekly premieres. The project, co-produced between Turner Latin America, Plataforma and Comarex, and based on the book Cicatrices de un Corazon [...]

BoxFish arrives at Brazil and continues to expand throughout Latin America

The Spanish production company BoxFish, launched in 2017 and already installed in Argentina and Spain, announced the beginning of its operations in Brazil, leaded by Argentine TV producer and director Diego Guebel, who served as Brazilian DTH TV channel Band (Rede Bandeirantes) Vice President between 2011 and 2017. Guebel will work together in Brazil with [...]

Band broadcasts Brazilian Football Championship series C with DAZN

The Brazilian DTT channel Band, belonging to the Bandeirantes Communication Group, agreed with the sports OTT DAZN to broadcast one match from each Brazilian Football Championship serie Cs fixture date. The agreement began last Saturday, June 8th, when both companies broadcasted the match that faced the Remo and Volta Redonda teams, which took place at [...]

Rede Bandeirantes takes the NBA finals to Brazilian FTA

Brazilian Bandeirantes Communication Group (Band) announced last Monday that it came to terms  with the NBA (National Basketball Association), to broadcast the finals of the 2018/2019 season on Brazilian FTA TV after almost 20 years. The last time the channel aired matches of the competition was at the end of 2000, when the Los Angeles [...]

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 [...]

Sky Play offers live channels for postpaid customers with Minha Sky

Brazilian pay TV operator Sky announced that Sky Play, its VOD platform, offers its postpaid subscribers 10 live channels. Through the Minha Sky app, customers can access to content from AXN, Band, Band News, Discovery Home&Health, Discovery Kids, ESPN, HBO, Nickelodeon, Paramount and Warner Channel. Now, with live channels, apart from accessing a wide content [...]

SBT to cancel its DTH by conflict with parabolics

Brazilian Television System (SBT), a FTA channel in that country, cancelled its DTH without warning subscribers who tune it there. The reasons for the decision could be because of  a conflict between the channel and the equipment manufacturing companies to get an extra money to load the network programming grid in them. Currently, only those [...]

FTA channels oppose AT&T-Time Warner deal in Brazil

During a public hearing held this week in the Commission of Science and Technology, Communication and Information Technology of the Chamber of Deputies, executives of Abert and Abratel, entities representing main free-to-air channels, presented their arguments against AT&T- Time Warner merger. According to Abert, which represents Globo, SBT and Band, the acquisition is a “clear [...]

Endemol, Band and Google team up for new digital advertising model for MasterChef Brazil

Endemol Shine Brazil announced a strategic alliance with Google and Band Digital to launch a new advertising model for its cooking show MasterChef Brasil. With the launch of the new season, the deal will open new sponsorship and advertising opportunities on the YouTube channel of MasterChef in the country, which includes complete episodes, as well [...]