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Sky Brazil makes it difficult for CNN to enter its programming grid

Before entering the Brazilian market, CNN ran an agreement with Claro Brazil, in order to distribute its contents in the country. Now, CNN is trying to negotiate with Sky to add its contents to an intermediate package from the pay TV operator, but  Sky rejected the news TV network proposal. According to specialized Brazilian media [...]

CNN deals with Claro for its distribution in Brazil

Before its official launch in Brazil, CNN ran an agreement with Claro in that country to distribute its contents through the operator. Through this partnership, Claro customers in Brazil will be able to access CNN programming through the operator’s Basic HD package, and on the Now platform, with live and on demand programming. Although its [...]

CNN starts its Brazilian operations with provisional headquarters in San Pablo

CNN Brazils headquarters, located in Alameda Santos street, in parallel to the Paulista Avenue in San Pablo, are already opened. The team, which has 65 hired workers, will remain there on a temporary basis, while directors set up the final location. The company plans its Brazilian launch for the second half of the year and, [...]

AT&T and Time Warner evaluate to remove pay TV channels in Brazil

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) will have to decide in the second half of the year on the acquisition of Time Warner (today Warner Media) by AT&T. If the decision is that AT & T can not own HBO, Turner (TNT and CNN) and Sky at the same time, one [...]

CNN launches its brand in Brazil and defines its new studios location

CNN Brazil, which is expected to start operating in the country during this years second half, launched its brand in the country and reported that it will establish its offices and studios on Paulistas Avenue, in San Pablo. The logo includes the traditional CNNs design, with the word “Brazil” under, created by the designers team [...]

Record TV launches news channel to face CNN Brazil

Brazilian FTA Record TV Journalism Department is working to launch a new news channel, scheduled for 2020. It could replace Record News, current 24-hour news network from Record Group , or develop a new project, competing with Record News. Central point for the new channel is to be available for pay TV formats and OTT [...]

MRV construction company’s owner will launch CNN Brazil

Billionaire Rubens Menin, founder, main shareholder and president of MRV Engenharia -which is the biggest Brazilian homebuilder and real estate company-, based in Belo Horizonte, will launch CNN news Brazilian version channel this year. According to Forbes. Menin is ranked 1372 among billionaires worldwide, and 40th among the richest men in Brazil. In 2018 he [...]

CNN Brazil will be launched through licenses

CNN Brazil will be launched this year as a multi platform news TV channel, but it will not be programmed by Turner. TV network will be available for Pay TV subscribers as a 24 hour news channel, and also on digital platforms. Journalist Douglas Tavolaro will be the CEO of the company, while manager Rubens [...]

CNN ranks as #1 global news brand

CNN announced that it ranked as the #1 global news brand in June 2018, in desktop and mobile audience size across the US and 24 key international markets, including some countries in Latin America. According to data from ComScore, CNN reached 166 million multiplatform unique visitors. Right behind are BBC (161 million unique visitors), HuffPost [...]

AT&T completes acquisition of Time Warner

AT&T has completed its acquisition of Time Warner. The announcement was made just two days after a federal judge approved the USD 85.4 billion deal. Following the acquisition, AT&T rebranded Time Warner as WarnerMedia. In this way, the telecommunications company complements its video, mobile and broadband portfolio with the entertainment offer of Warner Bros., HBO [...]