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Globo broadcasts the Women’s Football World Cup on FTA for the first time

The Brazilian TV channel Globo is announcing throughout its programming that it will broadcast the Womens Football World Cup on FTA for the first time. The competition, created in 1991, will take place in France, and, apart from Globo, it will also be aired on SporTV for pay TV customers. The championship will have 24 [...]

Procon notifies Brazilian pay TV operators about football broadcasts in PPV

Consumer Protection and Defense Foundation (Procon), based in San Pablo, Brazil, notified Pay TV operators Claro, Sky, Vivo, Oi and Tim to clarify their subscribers modalities under which they will offer Brazilian Football Championship  broadcastings packages on pay-per-view (PPV). These content generated a USD 27 billion profit in 2018. Procon questioned Brazilian operators about the [...]

Oi launches 4K service in Brazil

The Brazilian telecommunications company Oi announced the launch of its 4K service. The operator is offering the World Cup matches through the SporTV channel. In this way, Oi joins Net, the country’s main operator, which is also offering this technology in the country. The contents are available to subscribers of the Oi Total Solução Completa [...]

Brazil’s Net to broadcast the World Cup in 4K

Net (América Móvil), Brazil’s largest pay TV operator, announced the commercial launch of the 4K service for the 2018 World Cup, which will be available through SporTV (Globosat). Net will offer 56 matches in 4K in 10 cities, including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and the capital Brasilia. Content will be available to customers of [...]

Globo acquired the rights to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Brazil

The Brazilian media group Globo acquired the rights to broadcast in Brazil the UEFA Euro 2020 exclusively. This is the most important European football championship for national teams.  The licenses obtained by the group include the live broadcast of the matches on FTA TV, pay TV and Internet. Therefore, the tournament will be available through [...]

SKY Brasil to launch more than 100 channels this year

Brazilian DTH operator SKY (AT&T) has announced that it will expand its programming offering with the launch of more than 100 channels before the end of the year. This initiative comes after SKY launched its new SKY-B1 satellite in February and its state-of-the-art transmission center in April. According to the operator, the launches will include [...]

SporTV, Fox Sports expand soccer TV rights agreements in Brazil

SporTV (Globosat) and Fox Sports announced agreements to expand the TV rights of tournaments Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana and Copa Do Brasil until 2021. The contracts include all platforms. For both SporTV and Fox Sports, the agreements will allow them to air up to 50% of the matches exclusively, until the semifinal. SporTV expanded its [...]

SporTV acquires rights to broadcast Brazilian League of Legends Championship 2017

Pay TV channel SporTV (Globosat) announced that it will broadcast the Brazilian League of Legends Championship (CBLoL), one of the main competitions of e-sports, after signing an agreement with Riot Games, the company that organizes the event. SporTV will broadcast live 18 dates of the tournament between January and August 2017. The rights acquired by [...]

Globosat releases online channel to celebrate its 25th anniversary

Brazilian TV programmer Globosat (Globo) celebrated its 25th anniversary on November 11 with the launch of a new internet channel, called Globosat 25 Years, offering special programming open to all users through the TV Everywhere platform Globosat Play. The new initiative brings a series of historic shows from GNT, Multishow and SporTV. The channel may [...]

SporTV channels reached 38 million viewers during the Olympics

SporTV channels (Globosat) reached 38 million viewers during Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This number represents an increase of 29% more viewers compared to the London Olympics 2012, Globosat reported through a press release.   To cover all competitions in Rio, SporTV offered 16 pay TV channels and 56 others channels available via streaming through SporTV [...]