Tag Archives: San Pablo

America Movil starts removing the Net brand in Brazil

After announcing that the services of the ‘Net’ brand would become available under the ‘Claro’ brand in Brazil, now América Móvil renewed the navigation interface of several STBs of Net customers, which now began to visualize a a visual aesthetic more related to Claro. America Movil began the Claro/Net integration in 2015, although, in July [...]

HBO starts filming new original Brazilian series

HBO Latin America announced that it will begin the filming process of Os Esquecidos (Los Olvidados), next February 17th, a suspense and mystery series that will be recorded for four months with locations in San Pablo, Paranapiacaba and other cities in that State. Throughout 10 episodes, Os Esquecidos will tell the story of a group [...]

Netflix moves its Latin American regional headquarters to Mexico

After announcing the opening of offices in Mexico City (CDMX) in 2019, Netflix decided to move its headquarters for Latin America to the Mexican capital, where its programming, marketing and advertising executives for the region will be located. The company’s office in San Pablo will continue to command its operations in Brazil and the south [...]

Telefonica continues with its FTTH and IPTV development and covered more than 10 million HPs in Brazil

In its Q3 2019 results report, Telefonica Brazil – where it operates under the Vivo brand – added 33 new cities to its FTTH network between January and September, which, to date, amount to 154, taking into account the 121 where the company deployed FTTH in 2018. At Q3 2019, the company has also covered [...]

SBT Videos, Brazil’s SBT OTT, already has its web version

Brazilian Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) launched SBT Videos, its own OTT platform, a content aggregator that makes videos from SBT hosted on YouTube. At present, only the OTT web version is available for free, with no need to pay any subscription. The platforms offer also includes live SBT programming.  Some of the contents available [...]

Alexa to be integrated with Sky in Brazil

Brazilian pay TV operator Sky is starting to offer the integration of its services with Alexa, the intelligent virtual assistant developed by Amazon, which was recently launched in Brazil. Commands can be made through the voice-activated smart speakers of the Echo line. Currently, Amazon devices are available in three versions in the country (Amazon Echo, [...]

Oi has almost 3 million FTTH homes in 2019

In its Q2 2019 results report, the Brazilian company Oi recorded 2.8 million homes passed with FTTH in 68 municipalities in Brazil. This way, coverage increased by 381% compared to Q2 2018. Ois strategic plan expects to reach 4.6 million homes passed by the end of 2019 and 16 million in 2021. Oi reported 291 [...]

Brazilian pay TV loses more than one million subscribers in one year

Brazil recorded 16,709,668 households with access to pay TV in June. The already mentioned figure means a 1.23 million subscribers fall during last 12 month-period, according to what the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) officially informed.  According to the entity, in June almost half of Brazilians households had access to pay TV through the Claro [...]

Aruanas arrives at Brazil to generate environmental awareness

Aruanas, title of the new production between the Brazilian Globo Group and the company Maria Farinha Filmes, inspired by real events related to the global environmental crisis ant the work developed by activists to protect the planet, will be launched globally in more than 150 countries next July 2nd. Its first season will last 10 [...]