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Net unveils 4K packages and new Wi-Fi devices

Brazilian operator Net (América Móvil) has launched two packages with 4K UHD content. With this new initiative, Nets programming in this technology reached 290 titles. In addition, the company announced new solutions to expand the Wi-Fi network in the home. 4K packages are available in Mix HD and Top HD versions, with prices starting at [...]

Telefónica integrates Netflix in Brazil

Telefónica, which operates in Brazil under the Vivo brand, is integrating Netflix into its IPTV platform. The process will be carried out gradually and automatically, starting this month. The operator’s customers who also have a Netflix subscription can now directly access the streaming video service through Vivo TV set-top box and remote control. The integration [...]

Brazilian operators demonstrate 8k video streaming over 5G technology

Brazilian operators Claro and Net (both part of the América Móvil group), together with the Chinese company Huawei, are conducting the first live demonstration in the country of Ultra HD 8K video streaming over a 5G experimental network. Contents are provided by TV Globo. For this initiative, work began in July this year, reaching a [...]

Algar expands FTTH network

Brazilian telecommunication company Algar is expanding its FTTH network. By the end of 2019, the plan is to cover close to 70% of the homes of the 87 municipalities in its concession area. In some cities, coverage will reach 98% in the urban area. “The technology allows us to offer plans with speeds of up [...]

Brazilian pay TV market falls again in August

According to data from Brazilian regulator Anatel, the pay TV market registered 17.79 million in August, representing a decrease of 536,000 (-2.9%) contracts compared to the same period of 2017, and 37,000 (0, 2%) compared to July this year. When compared to August 2017, Oi increased its subscriber base by adding 126,000 new contracts (+8.7%). [...]

Disney channels launch on Record’s OTT service PlayPlus

PlayPlus, the streaming service that Grupo Record launched in August, has signed an agreement with Disney to add Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD into its platform. Subscribers of PlayPlus will have access to Disney Junior content in the package for R$ 12.90 (USD 3.2) and to Disney XD and Disney Channel in the [...]

NBCUniversal invests in YouTube channel about series

NBCUniversal developed in partnership with ViU Hub, Globosats digital business unit, the YouTube channel “Amo Séries”, with the aim of meeting the demand of Brazilians for this type of content. The channel presents two new videos per week, on Thursdays and Saturdays, hosted by Foquinha and Mikannn, two local influencers, who receive guests each season. [...]

Esporte Interativo channels replaced by pay TV operators

Esporte Interativo channels abandoned, on Tuesday, September 25, the lineup of pay TV systems in Brazil, as Turner had already announced in August. Now, the main operators of the country announced their replacements. Net (América Móvil) replaced Esporte Interativo with ESPN Brasil (in basic package). In the packages with Esporte Interativo 2 (also known as [...]

TIM expands FTTH network in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company TIM has launched FTTH services under the brand TIM Live – in Goiânia, in the state of Goiás. This is the second capital city (outside Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), where it launches this product (the first one was Salvador in Bahia). The deployment in Goiânia includes 83 neighborhoods, which [...]