Tag Archives: São Paulo

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. [...]

Brazilian women’s football championship to be broadcast on FTA with Band

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and the TV channel Rede Bandeirantes (Band) agreed that, after its first seven fixture dates, the Brazilian women’s football championship will be broadcast on FTA. According to the agreement ran by both entities, First and Second Division matches will be aired on Sundays. Until then, it was only possible to [...]

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 [...]

Vivo expands FTTH network in Brazil

Telefonica Brasil, which operates under the Vivo brand, has launched its FTTH network in three new cities in the interior of Sao Paulo and Pernambuco, where it will serve 87,000 households. Vivo offers speeds up to 300 mbps. Vivo said it launched its fiber network in Cosmópolis and Hortolândia, in the interior of São Paulo, [...]

Vivo expands FTTH network in Sao Paulo

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefónica) announced that it has invested R$ 11 million (USD 3.3 million) to launch its FTTH service in Lençóis Paulista and Campo Limpo Paulista, in the interior of the state of Sao Paulo, where it now offers speeds up to 300 Mbps. The company’s network in these municipalities will serve 106 [...]

Sao Paulo switches off analogue TV

Sao Paulo and 38 municipalities in the metropolitan region will switch off analogue television today. In a meeting held at the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Group for the Implementation of Digital TV (Gired) confirmed that the conditions for carrying out the planned process in the area have been met. According to a survey carried [...]

Record, RedeTV, SBT to withdraw from pay TV services in Brazil

Brazilian free-to-air TV networks Record, RedeTV and SBT announced that on March 29, after the analogue switch-off in Sao Paulo, they will abandon the lineups of pay TV operators Net, Claro HDTV, Sky, Vivo and Oi. In a statement, the broadcasters said that the operators “refuse to negotiate transmission rights with Record TV, SBT and [...]

Nearly two million free DTT kits to be distributed in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is preparing to complete the analogue switch off on March 29. In the Metropolitan Region, 1.8 million free DTT kits will be distributed among low-income families benefiting from social plans of the Brazilian government. According to teletime, Seja Digital (EAD, entity in charge of the process) expects that at least one million receivers will [...]