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Brazilian Olympic Committee to launch new OTT with live events in December

The Brazilian Olympic Committee has officially announced on November 16th the creation of Canal Olímpico do Brasil, a new OTT platform that it plans to officially launch in December. Access to the platform will be free, and its catalog will include live broadcasts of competitions from all Olympic disciplines. In addition, the entity reported that [...]

JC Acosta: ‘Our aim with Pluto TV is to become the undisputed AVOD leaders in Latin America’

JC Acosta, President at ViacomCBS International Studios & ViacomCBS Networks Americas, was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America, and gave details about Pluto TV’s performance in the region; the goals set for the AVOD OTT in Latin America; its launch in Brazil, which will take place in December, and the boom of AVOD platforms that [...]

Funimation officially launches in Brazil and Mexico

According to several specialized websites, Funimation, new SVOD OTT focused on anime content, is now available in Brazil and Mexico, thus making its official arrival at Latin America. The platform was already available in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. As reported, the platform is initially available through its website, although it [...]

Discovery to represent Sony’s advertising sales in Brazil and Mexico

Discovery Latin America & US Hispanic (DLA / USH – Discovery Inc), has recently announced an agreement with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) through which DLA / USH will become SPTs advertising sales representative in Brazil and Mexico, and pan regional sales from Florida, US. Under the terms of the agreement, DLA / USH will represent [...]

Encripta relaunches NetMovies as AVOD OTT in Brazil

Since last October 30th, the NetMovies platform, belonging to the Encripta company, modified its business model and started offering all the contents of its catalog for free, based on the AVOD model, without charging a monthly subscription to those who wish to access the platform. With these news, Encripta already covers all possible models on [...]

Claro now offers its new STB in more Brazilian cities

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) launched Claro Box TV, its new STB, initially available for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in seven new Brazilian cities. With the expansion of the offer, the device is also available from now on in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Campinas, Curitiba, [...]

Fox Telecolombia and Estudios Teleméxico make their content available on Pluto TV for Latin America

As reported by several specialized websites, Pluto TV, ViacomCBSs AVOD OTT, already launched in Latin America, has recently announced a partnership agreement with Fox Telecolombia and Estudios Teleméxico, to enlarge its catalog with titles from both companies. According to the information that was reported, the first title to make its debut on the platform is [...]

ESPN to broadcast new NBB season in Brazil

ESPN and the Brazilian National Basket League (LNB) have announced the renewal of the agreement that allows the broadcaster to air the NBB (Novo Basquete Brasil) competition in the country, which is  organized by the LNB. According to its terms, ESPN will broadcast one match for each fixture date, always on Tuesdays, during the qualifying [...]

Viu Review launches app with personalized recommendations for films and series in Brazil

Viu Review, a personalized recommendation service for movies and series, has recently launched its app, VRW, for Android and iOS devices, available for free. Created by Andre Siqueira, the desktop version of the platform was launched in January 2019 with the aim of helping Brazilian subscribers to different streaming offers decide between the best series  [...]

Brazil loses pay TV subscribers again in September

According to the latest report from Anatel, as reported by  specialized websites, after having experienced a rise in subscribers in August, Brazilian pay TV market ended September with 57 thousand customers less in relation to the eighth month of the year, now recording 15.07 million subscribers. According to Anatel, Claro lost 71.7 thousand clients during [...]