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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 [...]

Judge approves AT&T-Time Warner deal

A U.S. court ruled that AT&T can continue with its acquisition of Time Warner. District Judge Richard Leon announced its decision on Tuesday in the framework of one of the largest antitrust cases in years. Leon ruled that the Justice Department could not prove that the deal harms pay TV competition. The Judge approved the [...]

Facebook partners with CNN, Fox News and Univision to launch original news shows

Facebook announced the launch of new original news shows, which will be part of a dedicated section within its Watch video platform. For this initiative, the social network partnered with ABC, Fox News, CNN and Univision – which will offer content in Spanish- among others companies. They will debut later this summer (in the Northern [...]