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DAZN adds new competition and reduces its monthly subscription in Brazil

The sports OTT DAZN announced this week that it will reduce its monthly subscription value by almost 50%. As detailed, it will go from R$ 37.90 (USD 9.35) to R $ 19.90 (USD 4.90). The platform, launched in Brazil this year, also announced that it will feature a new competition on its catalog, which is [...]

HBO to launch first suspense and fantasy series in Brazil

HBO Latin America announced a new original Brazilian series, called Os Esquecidos (The Forgotten), the company’s first suspense and fantasy production in Brazil. Created by Fábio Mendonça and Antônio Tibau, the series will begin its filming process in February 2020 in San Pablo. Over 10 one-hour episodes, the series will tell the story of eight [...]

Brazilian Justice allows 2DC OTT Fox+ direct marketing

Fox is able to redistribute linear channels directly to consumers through the internet in Brazil, after the Brazilian Justice granted the request for suspensive effect on the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) request to the court order obtained by Fox to market the Fox + service. This way, the company can offer the service again, although [...]

DAZN and Globo negotiate Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights

Grupo Globo (Brazil) and the sports OTT DAZN would be going through an advanced negotiations process which, this time, involves the Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights from 2020, as reported by Observatório da Televisão ( UOL). According to the website, Globo would give DAZN some of the Copa do Brasil matches, and [...]

Ateme powers first live 4K broadcast for TV Cultura in Brazil

Brazilian public broadcaster TV Cultura, part of Fundação Padre Anchieta and recognised for its educational and cultural content, has implemented the Ateme Titan delivery system to realise 4K Ultra HD for the first time. The landmark was reached during the live broadcast of the grand finale of Prelúdio 2019, a reality show dedicated to discovering [...]

Globosat channels led pay TV audience in Brazil during 2019

Globosat (Grupo Globo) had for the first time four of its TV channels into the most watched on Brazilian pay TV during 2019 during prime time. The most watched channels were SporTV, Viva, Discovery, Multishow and Megapix. Except from Discovery, the remaining four channels belong to Globosat. The  time range considered for the audience data [...]

Amazon Prime Video features Flamengo’s content at the FIFA Club World Cup 2019

Ancelmo Gois, a Globo Groups journalist, reported that the Brazilian football club Flamengo will have an exclusive documentary available on Amazon Prime Video, about its participation in this  FIFA Club World Cup edition. The content will feature behind the scenes images of the clubs participation in the competition, which is held in Qatar. Recently, Flamengo [...]

Sky Brazil enables PPV movie rental for prepaid customers

Sky Brazil announced the launch of the PPV movie rental service for its prepaid customers. Access is now available, and a films portfolio with rental values between R $ 14.90 (USD 3.6) and R $ 18.90 (USD 4.6) is offered. To make movie rentals, Sky subscribers must have an active Smart or higher recharge packages. [...]

Telecine Play reduces its monthly subscription and adds the Harry Potter saga

To commemorate the end of the year, the  Brazilian SVOD OTT Telecine Play, Telecine platform, the Globo Groups premium channels network, launched a new offer that allows the OTT subscribers to pay a 50% less of their monthly subscription. According to the measure, the platforms basic plan will cost R$ 11,90 (USD 2.88) per month [...]

Amazon launches new productions in Brazil next year

Amazon announced this week four new original productions for Brazil, some of which are already in the process of filming, and others whose production will start in 2020. Apart from the already announced ‘Tudo or Nada: Seleção Brasileira‘ and ‘Soltos em Floripa’, the platform will also produce the criminal action thriller ‘DOM’, the drama ‘September’ [...]