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Brazil’s Globo Play offers live programming in Recife

The Brazilian media group Globo has added Recife, located in the northwest of the country, to the list of cities that can visualize live programming on the streaming platform Globo Play. This new service was activated last August 19th and is provided for free. Globo Play was launched in October 2015 with a monthly subscription to [...]

Brazilian broadcaster Rede TV! also goes for e-Sports

The Brazilian FTA TV channel Rede TV! joins the trend of producing content on e-Sports, as it launched a weekly show on the videogame FIFA, developed by the company Electronic Arts. The show is available on through their website, Facebook and YouTube channel. By doing this, Rede TV! joins other sports channels in Latin America [...]

Anatel issues Sky Brasil with temporary Time Warner information exchange ban

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) approved a precautionary measure to prevent SKY Brasil  from participating in business with Time Warner until the regulator expresses its position on the merger with AT&T (which owns the DTH operator). The decision includes prohibition of agreements and contracts with direct or indirect transfer of information with competitive significance on [...]

Cartoon Network reaches 1 million subs on YouTube channels

Pay TV children’s channel Cartoon Network announced that it has surpassed 1 million subscribers on YouTube, both on its channel for Latin American and on Cartoon Network Brazil. This new achievement is in line with the multi-platform strategy that the channel has been developing for several years, including the creation of specific content for YouTube following the [...]

Arsat wants to enter the Brazilian market

The president of the Argentine telecommunications company Arsat, Rodrigo De Loredo, met last week with Juarez Martinho Quadros, president of Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) in order to analyze possibilities to provide satellite services in that country using Arsat-2 satellite. At the meeting, De Loredo expressed the intention of Arsat to enter the Brazilian market [...]

Viacom acquires majority stake in Brazilian comedy producer Porta dos Fundos

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced an agreement to buy a majority stake in Porta dos Fundos, the Brazilian short-form comedy content producer, with great popularity and success, especially on YouTube. Porta dos Fundos was founded in 2012 by Antonio Tabet, Fábio Porchat, Gregório Duvivier, João Vicente de Castro and Ian SBF. It is known [...]

New series “Carcereiros” to premiere first on Globo Play

Globo’s original series “Carcereiros” (Jailers), which had its world premiere during MIPDrama Screenings in Cannes, will debut first in the streaming service Globo Play, on June 5. The series will be available on free-to-air TV in 2018, reported GShow website. Carcereiros was co-produced by the Brazilian independent producer Gullane Films and addresses the dilemmas and [...]

Turner confirms key role of Esporte Interativo within sports strategy

Turner International President Gerhard Zeiler and Turner Latin America President Whit Richardson confirmed the company´s commitment to the Brazilian market and denied rumors about closing Esporte Interativo operations. The channel, which has a strategic value for Tuner in the country, will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Brazil 2017. According to local media [...]

Imagen Television to premiere Brazilian soap opera “Moses and the Ten Commandments”

New Mexican broadcast network, Imagen Television, will premiere on December 12 “Moses and the Ten Commandments”, the hit Brazilian soap opera, produced by Record TV. Imagen Television will broadcast this production from Monday to Friday at 19 (Mexico time), through its DTT signal 3.1.  Moses and the Ten Commandments was produced 70% in Rio de [...]

Kantar Ibope extends its minute to minute audience measurement to 15 cities in Brazil

Audience measurement company Kantar Ibope has added 7 new cities to its real time audience measurement service. With this the company is reaching 15 cities for this study, matching its traditional audience measurement analysis. The new cities are the metropolitan regions of Belem, Campinas, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Goiania, Vitoria and Manaus; adding to Sao Paulo, Rio [...]