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Disney agrees with Lionsgate and will pay almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Brazil

Brazilian website UOL has reported this last Monday, August 9th, that The Walt Disney Company and Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay and the premium TV network Starz, have finally run an agreement so that Disney can use the Star and Star+ brands in Brazil. Up to now, neither company has officially expressed itself [...]

Claro works on the launch of a new streaming product through an app in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) announced days ago that it is working on a new streaming offer, which will be marketed through an application. The news was reported on August 9th by Ricardo Falcão, TV Director at Claro Brazil, during the Pay TV Forum 2021 event. The announced news is added to the investments [...]

Globo develops 8K trials during the Olympic Games on Globoplay

Brazilian conglomerate Grupo Globo has officially reported days ago that it has begun to implement 8K trials on the 2020 Olympic Games broadcasts. According to the information reported, trials are taking place on Globoplay, the company’s SVOD OTT, through selected 8K TVs with the platforms app pre-installed. In addition to the trials that are being [...]

Jovem Pan gets ready to launch its new TV channel and premiers program on History Channel

Brazilian Group Jovem Pan, which owns several radio stations in Brazil, has announced a new partnership with A+E Networks, so that the journalistic program Jornal da Manhã, leader in terms of live radio streaming, is available on pay TV through History Channel. The agreement became effective on August 3rd, and allows History subscribers to access [...]

Disney offers almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star+’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, The Walt Disney Company has offered itself to pay R$ 50 million (about USD 9.6 million) to the premium TV network Starz (Lionsgate), with the aim of to solving the existing legal dispute between both companies for the use of the Star and Star+ [...]

Discovery hits 18 million OTT subscribers and gets ready to launch Discovery+ in Latin America

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Discovery Inc reported that, gathering  all its streaming platforms, it features 18 million subscribers. The figure includes the entire portfolio of the company, including the international D2C products, and also Discovery+, which is about to arrive in Latin America. The platform was officially launched last January [...]

Brazilian pay TV subscriber base continues to decline, but manages to slow its negative curve in June

The pay TV market in Brazil continues to record losses in terms of subscribers. Last May, the sector achieved less than 14 million subscribers for the first time since 2012 and, in June, according to the figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the [...]

Claro Brazil strengthens its pay-TV OTT offer in Now with Top Streaming

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has announced this week the launch of Top Streaming in Brazil,  its new OTT offer, which brings together more than 100 linear TV channels and on demand content. Access to the new offer can be made through the Now platform, and is available to the companys customers. The information was [...]

Starz manages to ban Disney to use the ‘Star’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, the US company Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay, available in several Latin American markets, and the premium TV network Starz, got a new favorable verdict by the Brazilian Justice , which prevents Disney from using the Star and Star+ brands in the [...]

Netflix continues slowing its subscribers growth in Latin America and confirms plans to add gaming content on its catalog

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Netflix reported a total of 38.6 million subscribers in Latin America. According to the information reported, the company achieved only 764 thousand net additions in relation to Q1, when it reported 37.8 million subscribers in the region; and 2.59 million new subscribers in relation to June [...]