Tag Archives: Globo

Globo launches new eSports platform in 2020

Brazilian Grupo Globo announced the launch of Player1, its new eSports platform, scheduled for next year. The announcement was made this week during the GG eSports Summit, in San Pablo. The platform will feature daily tournaments, monthly rankings and special local and international competitions. Users can even win prizes by playing their favorite games. Some [...]

Globo plans to invest in Globoplay and new technologies next year

Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, announced in an interview with the Brazilian Valor Economico newspaper that the company plans to make a R$ 1 billion (USD 237.7 million) investment in Globoplay and new technologies during 2020. There are different opportunities for Globoplay compared to competitors such as Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, which, although [...]

Alberto Pecegueiro leaves Globosat after 25 years

Roberto Irineu Marinho, President at Globos Administrative Boards, and Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, reported that Alberto Pecegueiro will leave Globosat after 25 years. Pecegueiro will continue in that position until January 2020, and then he will be positioned on the companys Administrative Boards. It will be a real loss for us to no [...]

Globo Group unifies its brands in one from 2020

As of January 2020, TV Globo, Globosat, Som Livre, Globo.com, Globoplay and DGCorp will come together to form a single new company which will bear the name Globo. Announced today by Executive Director Jorge Nóbrega, the new integrated organizational structure is the result of Globos digital transformation strategy, initiated in 2018 with a unification program [...]

moTV.eu develops full pay TV system for Globo

The Brazilian company Globo ran an agreement with European provider moTV.eu to create a full pay TV system, developed together with Youcast, the providers local partner. The systems commercial launch was made earlier this year.  Through the use of the moTV platform, Globo is able to offer its customers live channels and on demand content, [...]

Sky Brazil announces new prepaid plan with news in programming

Brazilian pay-TV operator Sky announced a new prepaid plan for its subscribers, called Comforto. In it, clients have the possibility of acquiring a set of antennas and a STB to access 24 months of basic programming. As with other prepaid plans of the company, customers can also access additional content through top-ups. The offer is [...]

New Globo studios starts its operations with new original series filming process

Recording Module 4, which includes the three new studios inaugurated by Globo in August, began operating this week with the  Amor de mãe recordings, its new telenovela, which will premiere in November, during prime time. The plot, created and written by Manuela Dias, with the artistic direction of Jose Luiz Villamarim, will be starred by [...]

Alianza restructures itself and creates executive board to advance in combating content piracy

In an effort to more closely align with priorities for future consolidated strategies against piracy, the organization Alianza (Contra Pirateria de Television Paga) announced its restructuring with the creation of an executive board of officers. The executive board will be comprised of members from DirecTV, Discovery, ESPN, FOX and Turner, a group of content providers, [...]

DirecTV broadcasts the FIFA Women’s Football Cup in 4K for Latin America

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is being played in France until July 7th through DirecTV Sports, whose coverage includes live and 4K broadcasts and 4K through channel 4000 of its programming grid. Argentine, Brazilian and Chilean National Teams are the ones from Latin America taking part of the competition, which is having 52 National Teams [...]