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Globo inaugurates new content production studios in Rio de Janeiro

This Thursday, Brazilian Globo Group opened its new production studios in Rio de Janeiro. Named Recording Module 4 (MG4), it is a Globo Studios expansion, with 26 thousand square meters added. The new module has three new studios and production and storage areas, with the latest technology available. The companys total investment for the project [...]

Sky Brazil takes Sky Play to the next Rock in Rio edition

The pay TV company Sky Brazil confirmed that it will take part of the next Rock in Rio edition, one of the largest music festivals worldwide, which will celebrate its ninth edition during September and October in the Olympic Park of Rio de Janeiro. The company will have its own stand, called Sly Play Rock, [...]

Amazon to open new office for streaming business in Brazil

Amazon will open its first office focused on the streaming business outside the US. As reported by Globo Group on its news website, the new headquarters will be located in Rio de Janeiro, where the delivery of all outsourced productions for the company in Brazil will be managed. The new Amazon office in Brazil will [...]

Sabbatical Entertainment starts its operations in Brazil

Sabbatical Entertainment, a company that creates, produces and distributes audiovisual content, announced it has started operating in Brazil with the opening of new offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and will produce local and in Portuguese content with Brazilian partners. The company has already been operating in its Miamis offices for two years. [...]

Netflix to develop 30 new productions in Brazil in the next two years

Netflix announced that it will develop 30 productions in Brazil in the next two years, including original series, films and documentaries. Contents range to be included covers thrillers, romance, comedy and family and children issues. The company will record  its projects in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Cimbres and Tocantins. ‘Brazil has [...]

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 [...]

Telefónica, Huawei to deploy 4.5G in three cities in Latin America

Telefónica and Huawei have closed a deal to deploy 4.5G technology in Bogotá (Colombia), Monterrey (Mexico) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). This way, the telecommunications company looks to meet the growing demand for mobile video, as well as online games. In this evolution to 4.5G, Telefónica is introducing 4×4 MIMO, 3x Carrier Aggregation (CA), 256-QAM [...]

Rio de Janeiro readies for digital TV

The president of Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Juarez Quadros, delivered in Rio de Janeiro the 700,000th TDT kit, which are being distributed to beneficiaries of the governments social plans. Quadros confirmed that Rio de Janeiro and 17 other municipalities will switch off analogue TV on October 27. In total, 1.25 million kits will be distributed [...]