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Flamengo fails in its first paid broadcast

The Brazilian football club Flamengo has broadcast the match it played against the Volta Redonda team, for which it charged a subscription for those who are not members of the club. The broadcast and collection were initially scheduled to take place through the streaming platform MyCujoo, but, due to the high demand and complaints from [...]

Funimation to launch in Mexico and Brazil this year

Funimation, OTT focused on anime content, plans to expand its streaming service to Latin America this year. The platform will be launched in Mexico and Brazil, and it already operates in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. For its launch in Latin America, the platform will offer select subtitled and dubbed anime [...]

Globo cancels Brazilian Carioca League broadcasts due to differences with Flamengo

The Brazilian company Globo, which owns the TV rights for various sports competitions in the country, announced it has decided to cancel the agreement to broadcast the Carioca League on FTA TV and Pay TV. The football competition brings Rio de Janeiro football clubs together. After his decision, Globo explained that, to its view, the [...]

Telefonica Brazil adds Amazon Prime Video on Vivo Play

The pay TV operator Vivo (brand under which Telefonica operates in Brazil) announced that, since this June 29th, it has integrated the Amazon Prime Video app on its Vivo Play platform, being the first Brazilian operator to offer this alternative. This way, Vivo TV subscribers in Brazil can access the Amazon Prime Video catalog from [...]

Globoplay plans to include Globosat live channels on its catalog

As officially reported by the specialized Brazilian website TudoCelular, Globo plans to add Globosat channels, with linear and live programming, on its OTT Globoplay catalog through a new package, which will require an additional payment to the platform’s monthly subscription. The channels that can be part of the new Globoplay offer are GNT, SporTV (three [...]

Globo could lose the next FIFA World Cup TV broadcasting rights

As reported by several Brazilian specialized websites, Globo will not pay the USD 90 million fee for the TV rights of the coming 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar. According to the agreement ran between Globo and FIFA, the payment must be made tomorrow. According to the information reported by UOL Esporte, [...]

Brazil approves protocol to resume audiovisual productions

The Brazilian Audiovisual Industry Interstate Union (Sicav) developed a protocol to resume audiovisual production recordings in the country, called Protocolo de Segurança e Saúde no Trabalho Audiovisual Para Retomada Audiovisual das Atividades no Âmbito da Pandemia de Covid-19.  The document was developed by Sicav, together with  the Rio de Janeiro State Federation of Industries (Firjan); [...]

Italian football league temporarily cancels its broadcasts in Brazil with DAZN

As reported by the Brazilian website Trivela, Serie A, the Italian football professional league, has temporarily cancelled the rights to air the competition through the OTT DAZN in Brazil, in order to renegotiate them. The OTT is the only one broadcasting all the Italian football league matches in the country, which resumed its activities recently [...]

Claro requests regulatory changes between pay TV and OTTs again in Brazil

Claro Brazil requested to make regulatory changes on the Conditional Access Service Law (SeAC Law), available in the country since 2011, in order to correct regulatory asymmetries between pay TV and OTTs. Fábio Andrade, Institutional Affairs VP at Claro Brazil, has recently took part of The future of pay TV regulation, conference developed by Brazilian [...]