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Claro Brasil declares against Disney for removing content from its linear channels

Claro Brasil, the largest pay TV operator in the region, criticized The Walt Disney Company’s decision to have removed content from its linear channels to strengthen the exclusivity of the offer of its Disney + and Star + OTTs. “This measure makes the service more expensive for the subscriber and makes everything more expensive“, the [...]

Brazilian Economic Defense Institution recommends approving purchase of Oi mobile assets

While the wait continues for the ruling of the Brazilian court regarding the purchase of mobile assets of Oi by Claro, Telefónica and TIM, valued at USD 2.9 billion; the Superintendency of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense of Brazil announced that it recommends approving the operation with conditions.  In December 2020, the association made [...]

OTT Discovery + arrives in Brazil on November 9th

Discovery finally confirmed the launch of its OTT Discovery + in Brazil for November 9th, after having postponed the premiere that was originally scheduled for September. To the agreement that had already been announced with Globoplay, a contract with Claro was now incorporated to include the platform in its Claro box tv service, in addition [...]

Claro offers an exclusive Amazon Prime Video platform for cell phones in Argentina

Claro integrated the exclusive edition for cell phones of the Amazon Prime Video platform into its mobile phone service in Argentina. In this way, subscribers of the prepaid plan will be able to access a specific version of the OTT, in standard quality and without the possibility of multiscreen. Last year, the operator Tigo (Milicom) [...]

Claro’s CEO denounces STB piracy increase

Paulo Cesar Texeira, Claros CEO, denounced a fast increasing spread of piracy of its STBs and demanded the Brazilian Association of Subscription Television (ABTA) to be more rigorous in its work to stop these types of crimes. We expect the market to move towards a usage correction, so there is no harmful interference from pirated [...]