Tag Archives: Turner

Claro requests regulatory changes between pay TV and OTTs again in Brazil

Claro Brazil requested to make regulatory changes on the Conditional Access Service Law (SeAC Law), available in the country since 2011, in order to correct regulatory asymmetries between pay TV and OTTs. Fábio Andrade, Institutional Affairs VP at Claro Brazil, has recently took part of The future of pay TV regulation, conference developed by Brazilian [...]

Brazilian Government changes football TV broadcasting rules

Brazilian Government announced changes in the rules to apply the rights to broadcast sports events. Through the Provisional Measure (PM) N ° 984 (2020), Jair Bolsonaros Government will make changes on Law N° 9.615 (1998), known as the Pele Law, which establishes that, in football events, both clubs should have agreements with the same company [...]

Turner bets on eSports on CDF again to replace professional football broadcasts in the country

As a way of replacing professional football broadcasts due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) announced that it will broadcast the second Entel eSports 2020 edition, an eSports competition that will bring together football and entertainment icons from the country through the FIFA 2020 video game. The tournament will be developed from [...]

Cartoon Network renews its OTT strategy with Cartoon Network App

Children’s TV channel Cartoon Network (Turner) announced the launch of a new OTT, which it called the Cartoon Network App, and brings together the brand’s best content in one place. As reported by the company through a promotional video, the platform brings together contents from CN GO and CN Ya (which operates in Brazil as [...]

Turner wants to negotiate TV broadcasting rights with football clubs in Brazil again

Turner sent a notification to the Palmeiras, Internacional, Bahia, Ceara, Coritiba, Fortaleza, Athletico Paranaense and Santos clubs on April 3rd, with which it has ran an agreement to broadcast its matches in the Brazilian professional championship (Brasileirão), for this year, in order to renegotiate the deal. As officially reported in the local newspaper Estadão, Turner [...]

Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Colombia not to charge football premium pack

The premium local football pack, available in several Latin American countries to access local football leagues – temporarily cancelled by the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic – will not be charged in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay. Pay TV operators that offer the premium pack charge it in advance and, for this reason, customers will get the [...]

Turner to analyze broadcasting professional football matches in Argentina for free during March

TNT Sports issued an official statement in response to the request of Argentine President, Alberto Fernandez, who, during the announcement of preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus, asked the companies providers of the Argentine football TV rights to broadcast it for free until next March 31st. In the statement, Turner Argentina committed itself [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Guigo TV adds Esporte Interativo Plus contents to its catalog

Guigo TV and Turner ran an agreement by which, from this month, Turners digital products contents will be part of Guigo TV packages available for its subscribers, who will have Esporte Interativo Plus (EI Plus) contents available on the OTT platform. Some of them will be the Champions League, eight clubs from the Serie A [...]