Tag Archives: brazil

HBO GO to expand presence in Brazil

HBO GO standalone service prepares its expansion in Brazil. In a statement sent to the local news site IDG Now!, the press area of the company stated that “HBO Latin America is working on a new way to offer HBO GO in the Brazilian market. We will soon reveal details of the service.” Meanwhile, the [...]

Claro Brasil to create business unit for its DTH service

Claro Brasil (América Móvil) group is reportedly creating a new specific business unit for its DTH Claro TV, which is now under the fixed residential businesses unit, also including the MSO Net, the country’s largest pay TV operator. According to a TelaViva report, the company decided to take this step because it believes that, to [...]

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in Brazil and Mexico

Amazon has launched its Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in Brazil, which turns the TV into a connected-TV and gives access to OTT applications such as Amazon Prime Video. The device will also arrive in Mexico on November 29. Last year, we made Amazon Prime Video available to customers globally, and were building on that momentum [...]

Keshet signs multi-format deal with Brazil’s Record TV

Keshet International (KI) has signed a multi-format deal with free-to-air commercial TV channel, Record TV in Brazil, which will see its inventive quiz show format Contacts and the fourth season of its hit hidden camera game show Deal with it adapted for local audiences. Both will be produced in house at Record TV. The deal [...]

TIM offers bonus data for using video services

Brazilian mobile operator TIM (Telecom Italia) updated its TIM Black postpaid plans, which now have more internet – up to 50 GB – and an additional bonus to watch videos on streaming platforms such as Netflix, Looke, Cartoon Network Já! and Esporte Interativo Plus. Through this update, TIM added more data – automatically and at [...]

AMC increases distribution in Brazil

AMC Networks International – Latin America announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Brazilian operators Net and Claro TV for its flagship channel AMC. This way, AMCNI adds more than six million new subscribers and triples the number of subscribers of the channel in the country. Net is Brazils largest pay TV operator, [...]

Foreign TV commercials ban declared unconstitutional in Brazil

Brazilian Supreme Federal Court declared unconstitutional the article 25 of the pay TV law (12.485/2011), which indicates that TV programmers cannot offer channels containing commercials of foreign agencies. The debate on this issue in the Justice had begun in 2013. To take the resolution, the Supreme Court considered the principles of equality and free competition. [...]

Twitter live-streamed its first match of Brazil’s basketball league

On November 10, Twitter started live streaming the NBB, Brazils most important national Basketball League. The first match offered was between França and Paulistano. Games are available to logged-in and logged-out user. The deal between the social network and the NBB includes 17 games of 2017-2018 season. The matches are available all Fridays.  Twitter’s commitment [...]