Vrio Corp, AT&T unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, has officially announced that the SVOD OTT DirecTV GO is available in Brazil from this Tuesday, December 1st. The platform is available by signing up at www.directvgo.com.br, without a physical contract or service installation.
DirecTV GO offers more than 90 TV channels in Brazil, including live Brazilian TV programming from Rede Globo de Televisão, Record TV, SBT, Band and Rede TV. In addition, it includes sports and live championship content through SporTV, Fox Sports, ESPN BR, SporTV 2, SporTV 3, ESPN, Fox Sports 2, BandSports and ESPN 2; channels focused on films with movies and series, such as Megapix, TNT, Space, Cinemax, Studio Universal, Paramount Channel, AXN, Universal Channel and Warner Channel; and channels with children content, including Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, Gloob, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Boomerang, Disney Channel and NatGeo Kids. News (GloboNews, CNN Brasil and BandNews) and channels focused on music, science, documentaries and entertainment are also available.
The platform will be available in Brazil starting at R$ 59.90 (about USD 11) per month, including a seven-day trial period. During the first month of launch, DirecTV GO is offering its clients the opportunity to access HBO channels for a five-year period, while the service is active. Customers will also be able to add extra content according to their preferences, personalizing their service with content from HBO, Fox Premium, Telecine, ESPN Extra, Combate, Premiere and Conmebol TV.
‘The launch of DirecTV GO in Brazil brings millions of consumers access to a new entertainment option, mixing the best of TV content with the quality and technology of a streaming platform’ , reported Estanislau Bassols, President, Streamco Brasil and Sky Brasil. ‘We are bringing a new category for Brazilians, the only one that combines the best of live programming, sports, and streaming movies and recent series’, the executive added.