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CNN to be launched in Brazil on March 15th

Through a post on its official social networks, and one year after announcing its arrival at the country, CNN Brazil confirmed that its official launch date will take place on March 15th, both on TV and digital platforms. Although at first it was announced March 9th as the official one for the channels official launch, [...]

Oi adds CNN Brazil to its catalog and will continue broadcasting Turner channels

According to Brazilian specialized websites, the pay TV operator Oi ran two agreements in recent days, which will allow it to include CNN Brazil, which is about to launch in the country, in his programming grid, and continue broadcasting the Turner channel catalog, after several months of negotiations. With the agreement, Oi will be able [...]

Brazil loses almost 2 million pay TV subscribers at the end of 2019

According to official information reported by Anatel, Brazil’s pay-TV subscriber base recorded 15.78 customers in December 2019, the year in which it lost 1.78 million subscribers. With these results, Brazil ended the year with a number of subscribers similar to those in 2012. The most affected operator was Claro, with a drop of 834 thousand [...]

Oi TV could lose Turner’s channels from January

Turner’s channels could no longer be part of the Brazilian pay-TV operator Ois programming grid. The main reason is that the company is developing negotiations with the programmer to renew its channels distribution agreement without increasing the value of its customers subscriptions. According to what Oi reported, in case the negotiation with Turner does not [...]

Brazil records in September the largest pay TV subscribers loss in 2019

According to what the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported, Brazilian Pay-TV lost 266 thousand subscribers in September, and 1.7 million annually. This is the largest monthly subscribers loss so far this year. In addition, the agency reported that the pay-TV customer base in September was 16.08 million. The Brazilian pay-TV operator with the largest [...]

Globosat makes 4K broadcasts trial with StarOne D1

According to information from the satellite EDS website, the Globosat 4K programming package trial version is available on the StarOne D1 (84.0° W) satellite, in C band. As reported by EDS, the programming package includes premium pay TV networks, such as Telecine Premium HD; Telecine Action HD; Telecine Touch HD; Telecine Pipoca HD; and others. [...]

America Movil denies negotiations with Telefonica and TIM Italy to acquire Oi assets

America Movil denied yesterday to be part of a negotiation agreement with Telefonica and Telecom Italy (TIM) to jointly buy Brazilian Ois assets. According to the Spanish newspaper Expansion, the idea is to buy (Oi) together, and then share its assets. Nothing has been negotiated at all, Arturo Elias Ayub, Communications Director at America Movil, [...]

Brazil recorded 16.3 million pay TV accesses in August and continues to lose subscribers

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially reported that the country had 16,346,446 households with access to pay TV services in August. The regulator informed that there was a 1,505,120 subscribers decrease compared with the same month 2018. (-8,43%). Almost half of Brazilian households got their pay-TV service from Claro (Net), which recorded 8,071,921 subscribers and [...]

Brazil records 16.5 million pay TV clients in July and continues losing subscribers

Brazil recorded 16,538,988 households with pay TV accesses in July. The already mentioned figure means a 1,327,427 subscriptions less than July 2018, according to what was officially reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian telecommunications regulator.  In July, almost half of Brazilian households accessed to Pay TV services through Claro, whose operations in [...]

Brazil’s Oi rolls out Android TV STB

Brazilian company Oi launched a streaming STB based on Android TV, named Streaming Box, which includes the operators own OTT Oi Play, as well as others like Netflix, YouTube and ESPN. The STB is also available to consumers who are not customers of Oi services and costs about R$ 480 (USD 116). The STB was [...]