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Disney channels launch on Record’s OTT service PlayPlus

PlayPlus, the streaming service that Grupo Record launched in August, has signed an agreement with Disney to add Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD into its platform. Subscribers of PlayPlus will have access to Disney Junior content in the package for R$ 12.90 (USD 3.2) and to Disney XD and Disney Channel in the [...]

FTA channels oppose AT&T-Time Warner deal in Brazil

During a public hearing held this week in the Commission of Science and Technology, Communication and Information Technology of the Chamber of Deputies, executives of Abert and Abratel, entities representing main free-to-air channels, presented their arguments against AT&T- Time Warner merger. According to Abert, which represents Globo, SBT and Band, the acquisition is a “clear [...]

Brazil’s Record partners with Vantec to renew its virtual set

The Brazilian FTA TV channel Record signed a contract with the Portuguese technology company Vantec to renew and expand the services of virtual set, tracking and augmented reality for its studios, located in the city of Sao Paulo. Record’s virtual studio now features Stype’s RedSpy infrared tracking system that has cameras with mechanical tracking. The [...]

Keshet signs multi-format deal with Brazil’s Record TV

Keshet International (KI) has signed a multi-format deal with free-to-air commercial TV channel, Record TV in Brazil, which will see its inventive quiz show format Contacts and the fourth season of its hit hidden camera game show Deal with it adapted for local audiences. Both will be produced in house at Record TV. The deal [...]

SKY Brasil closes deal with SBT, Record TV and RedeTV

Brazilian free-to-air TV channels represented by Simba -SBT, Record TV and RedeTV – reached an agreement with SKY Brasil, the country’s largest DTH system, to return to the operators lineup. The three channels stopped being transmitted in March with the switch-off in Sao Paulo, after failing to finalize a distribution agreement for their HD signals. [...]

Brazil’s Simba signs distribution deal with Vivo

Simba, joint venture between Brazilian free-to-air TV channels Record TV, SBT and RedeTV, reached an agreement with Vivo (Telefonica) to offer the digital version of the three channels in the lineup of the pay TV operator. The stations were removed from the lineup of the main operators of the country after the analogue switch off [...]

Net ordered to compensate client with discount

Sao Paulo court ordered Brazil’s main pay TV operator, Net, to compensate a client with a R$ 7.50 (US $ 2.3) monthly discount because it no longer offers free-to-air channels Record, SBT and RedeTV on its lineup. The operator is also obligated to reimburse the client for the money already paid since March 30, once [...]

Simba cuts TV channels price by 90%

Brazilian company Simba, which is in charge of negotiating with operators the sale of the digital TV channels of Record, SBT and RedeTV, changed its commercial strategy last week offering a 90% “discount” in the price the company demanded two months ago, reported the journalist Daniel Castro in his Noticias da TV column. Former Sky [...]

Simba to resume negotiations with pay TV operators

Brazilian company Simba, which represents the free-to-air channels SBT, Record and RedeTV, hired former SKY Brasil president Ricardo Miranda to resume negotiations with pay TV operators. The expectation is that negotiations will be resumed given Miranda’s experience in the pay TV business. Previously, the dialogue with the operators was in charge of Marco Gonçalves, who [...]

Anatel receives complaint on exit of free-to-air channels from pay TV

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported in a press release that it has received a complaint from the National Consumer Defense Institute (Inadec) about the interruption of the free-to-air TV channels Record TV, SBT and RedeTV! from the main pay TV operations. Anatel said it has already notified the pay TV companies about this complaint [...]