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CNN deals to enter the FTA TV market in Brazil

As reported days ago by the specialized website Notícias da TV (UOL), CNN Brazil, officially launched in the country in mid-March, began negotiations to enter the country’s FTA TV market, in order to increase its income and get greater audience. According to the information reported the website, the company’s first negotiations are with SBT, RedeTV! [...]

UOL enters the OTT market with UOL Play

The Brazilian company UOL (Grupo Folha) announced its debut into the OTT market through the launch of UOL Play, its new SVOD platform. The company selected Watch Brazil as a technology partner and platform to support its new product. Access to UOL Play content can be done through its web version, apart from devices available [...]

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, [...]

Samsung plans to launch its OTT in Brazil

Samsung plans to launch its Samsung TV Plus platform in Brazil, exclusively for smart TVs. The initiative was announced by Erico Traldi, Samsung’s TV and Audio division Director in Brazil, during the latest edition of CES, which took place recently in Las Vegas. The launch date in Brazil has not been announced yet. As reported [...]

Mediapro makes an offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil

As reported by UOL through the journalist Ricardo Feltrin, the Spanish company Mediapro made a formal offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil, which belongs to The Walt Disney Company. The transactions value has not been reported up to now, but, according to the journalist, the market estimates that Fox Sports channels (in Brazil) are [...]

UOL offers standalone package with the main sports content in Brazil

Esporte Clube, UOL sports content platform, announced a new standalone offer in which its subscribers will have unlimited access to all Fox Sports and ESPN channels, Esporte Interativo and UOL de Primeira, with exclusive sports content for UOL subscribers . The offer includes a free seven-day period that, after being completed, a USD 12 monthly [...]

Globo is launching Globoplay in the US next year

From 2020, Brazilians living in the US will have the option of accessing the Globo Group’s TV programming through Globoplay. The Group informed that, from next year, it will be focused on expanding its strategy with its audience outside Brazil, and will make its platform available in the North American country. The information was released [...]

UOL offers ESPN full catalog at UOL Esporte Clube

ESPN will launch all of its linear channels -ESPN Brasil, ESPN, ESPN 2 and ESPN Extra -this week in UOL Esporte Clube, the Universe OInlines  (UOL) sports content platform The measure extends the agreement between ESPN and UOL with effect from April 10th, 2018, which already includes ESPN Play in UOLs sports OTT. The agreement [...]