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Unifique acquires broadband provider with 15 thousand customers in Santa Catarina

Brazilian broadband provider Unifique announced this week is has acquired WBT Internet, an operator serving the cities of Sao Bento do Sul, Campo Alegre, Rio Negrinho (all three in Santa Catarina) and Pien (in Parana), with fiber and wireless connections, as reported by the specialized media Teletime. The value of the deal, which will allow [...]

Oi has almost 3 million FTTH homes in 2019

In its Q2 2019 results report, the Brazilian company Oi recorded 2.8 million homes passed with FTTH in 68 municipalities in Brazil. This way, coverage increased by 381% compared to Q2 2018. Ois strategic plan expects to reach 4.6 million homes passed by the end of 2019 and 16 million in 2021. Oi reported 291 [...]

UOL offers standalone package with the main sports content in Brazil

Esporte Clube, UOL sports content platform, announced a new standalone offer in which its subscribers will have unlimited access to all Fox Sports and ESPN channels, Esporte Interativo and UOL de Primeira, with exclusive sports content for UOL subscribers . The offer includes a free seven-day period that, after being completed, a USD 12 monthly [...]

Globo inaugurates new content production studios in Rio de Janeiro

This Thursday, Brazilian Globo Group opened its new production studios in Rio de Janeiro. Named Recording Module 4 (MG4), it is a Globo Studios expansion, with 26 thousand square meters added. The new module has three new studios and production and storage areas, with the latest technology available. The companys total investment for the project [...]

Anatel proves 5G interferences on C band satellite TV in Brazil

Testings developed by  Brazilian regulator Anatel during last months with equipment from different companies and operators proved that 5G network in the 3.5 GHz band causes interferences on C band satellite TV. According to Everton Souza, Engineer at Valvi Solutions -one of the companies that took part of testings developed by Anatel- the interference impact [...]

Turner develops its new original productions in Brazil and Mexico

Turner Latin America started filming the Os Ausentes series in Brazil, its new original production in the country, scheduled to be launched next year. At the same time, the company announced it has finished filming Bronco, the bioserie based on the Mexican band, which will be released in September. Os Ausentes will be a 10 [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses more than one million subscribers in one year

Brazil recorded 16,709,668 households with access to pay TV in June. The already mentioned figure means a 1.23 million subscribers fall during last 12 month-period, according to what the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially informed.  According to the entity, in June almost half of Brazilians households had access to pay TV through the Claro [...]

Brazilian Record TV series Apocalipsis to be broadcast in the US through UniMas

Presented as one of its programming grids news for the 2019-2020 period, the Brazilian soap opera Apocalipsis will premiere on the UniMas (Univision) screen on Sunday, August 12th. The series has 170 episodes and was produced by Casablanca Estudios for Record TV, under Edson Spinellos direction. According to what Univision officially reported when giving details [...]

Tim adds Looke to its content catalog in Brazil

After the agreement to include Netflix, the Brazilian company Tim announced that its customers already have the Looke platform contents available, which includes a more that eight thousand titles with movies, series, music shows, documentaries, childrens programming, and others.   The Tim Black plan customers, in their Tim Postpaid D Plus, Tim Postpaid E Plus and [...]