Tag Archives: Record TV

SBT, Record and Rede TV to invest in Brazilian films realizations

Simba Content, a joint venture that brings together Brazilian pay TV channels Rede TV, Record and SBT, together with the Paris Entertainment production company and Paris Films distributor, ran an agreement to develop film productions, and they promise to make at least 11 this year. According to Renata Rezende, Paris Entertainments Executive Director, the aim [...]

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 [...]

SBT to cancel its DTH by conflict with parabolics

Brazilian Television System (SBT), a FTA channel in that country, cancelled its DTH without warning subscribers who tune it there. The reasons for the decision could be because of  a conflict between the channel and the equipment manufacturing companies to get an extra money to load the network programming grid in them. Currently, only those [...]

Record News will be available in Youtube and Facebook

Record Group Brazilian news channel Record News  will be available on Youtube and Facebook Live, as well as its pay TV channel and PlayPlus, VOD platform launched in August 2018. This way, FTA, streaming internet and social media content will be shared by all Record Groups platforms. Making Record TV content available in many platforms [...]

Record TV made the first live voting with digital TV middleware in Brazil

Brazilian free-to-air  TV network Record TV made the first live voting in Brazilian digital TV through remote control, with the middleware Ginga, in order to choose the best dressed in the Golden Globe 2019. Record TV is the first TV network in using this method to interact with its audience in Brazil. The novelty took [...]

Record launches new streaming service PlayPlus

Brazil’s Record TV today has launched PlayPlus, its new OTT platform, which includes live programming, exclusive shows and third-party content, such as the ESPN channels, FishTV and PlayKids app, among others. The service offers live streaming of the linear channel, for free, and different packages ranging from R$ 12.90 (USD 3.3) to R$ 32.80 (USD [...]

Record TV to launch streaming platform

Brazilian Grupo Record plans to launch a new streaming platform after the World Cup, called PlayPlus, which will include own and third-party content from companies such as ESPN and the SVOD service PlayKids, according to O Globo newspaper. The service will be available on PCs and apps for mobile devices and it will also include [...]

Comcast expands international channel offerings

The US’s largest cable operator, Comcast, announced that it has expanded the number of international channels that are available to Xfinity TV customers by including 42 networks, among them Brazils Globo and Record TV. Coupled with the recent addition of Sling International on X1 platform, the new international experience on X1 now includes over 415 [...]

Brazilian free-to-air networks looking to strike deal with Netflix

Brazilian TV broadcasters SBT, Record TV and RedeTV would be negotiating with Netflix – through its joint venture company Simba – to offer their content on the giant streaming service, according to Uol journalist Ricardo Feltrin. The intention is to counter pay TV operators, who refuse to pay for the distribution of the three channels in HD version. [...]