Tag Archives: Globo

Netflix, YouTube, Globo, Facebook and Instagram decrease their video quality in Latin America

With the worldwide expansion of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), in recent days Netflix and YouTube announced that they have decreased their quality in Europe, in order to improve connectivity during compulsory social reclusion in countries affected by the epidemic. The move recently moved to Latin America, where Netflix, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Globo applied the same measure. [...]

Globo does not have TV rights of almost 30% Brasileirão 2020 matches guaranteed

Almost three months before the beginning of the Brazilian Professional Football League (Brasileirão), the Globo Group failed to run an agreement to broadcast the Bragantino and Coritiba clubs football matches, which recently managed to ascend to the professional football category and are part of the Brazilian championship. These teams are added to Athletico Paranaense,  which, [...]

Globo and Sony Pictures begin new production filmed in Argentina and Brazil

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Globo started to produce The Angel of Hamburg, the first English-language Globo production, filmed in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, which was first announced in May 2019. This is a historic miniseries that focuses on Aracy de Carvalho, an official at the Brazilian consulate in Germany, who saved hundreds [...]

Conmebol names Stats Perform as official data partner

Conmebol has ran a new partnership agreement with Stats Perform, the revolutionary leader in sports AI and data, as its official data provider. The four-year deal will see Stats Perform exclusively collect and manage data from the most important competitions in Latin America, including Copa Conmebol America, Conmebol Libertadores, Conmebol Sudamericana and Conmebol Recopa. Through [...]

Globoplay starts its international expansion and is already available in the US

Globoplay is already available in the US, since last Sunday, January 19th. This way, audience in the country is able to access the vast Globo programming, with over 500 titles available on demand and the content of the international Globo channel. The app is available to download it  via App Store, Google Play, on Samsung [...]

DAZN and Globo negotiate Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights

Grupo Globo (Brazil) and the sports OTT DAZN would be going through an advanced negotiations process which, this time, involves the Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights from 2020, as reported by Observatório da Televisão ( UOL). According to the website, Globo would give DAZN some of the Copa do Brasil matches, and [...]

Globo launches new eSports platform in 2020

Brazilian Grupo Globo announced the launch of Player1, its new eSports platform, scheduled for next year. The announcement was made this week during the GG eSports Summit, in San Pablo. The platform will feature daily tournaments, monthly rankings and special local and international competitions. Users can even win prizes by playing their favorite games. Some [...]

Globo plans to invest in Globoplay and new technologies next year

Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, announced in an interview with the Brazilian Valor Economico newspaper that the company plans to make a R$ 1 billion (USD 237.7 million) investment in Globoplay and new technologies during 2020. There are different opportunities for Globoplay compared to competitors such as Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, which, although [...]

Alberto Pecegueiro leaves Globosat after 25 years

Roberto Irineu Marinho, President at Globos Administrative Boards, and Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, reported that Alberto Pecegueiro will leave Globosat after 25 years. Pecegueiro will continue in that position until January 2020, and then he will be positioned on the companys Administrative Boards. It will be a real loss for us to no [...]

Globo Group unifies its brands in one from 2020

As of January 2020, TV Globo, Globosat, Som Livre, Globo.com, Globoplay and DGCorp will come together to form a single new company which will bear the name Globo. Announced today by Executive Director Jorge Nóbrega, the new integrated organizational structure is the result of Globos digital transformation strategy, initiated in 2018 with a unification program [...]