Tag Archives: UOL

Disney agrees with Lionsgate and will pay almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Brazil

Brazilian website UOL has reported this last Monday, August 9th, that The Walt Disney Company and Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay and the premium TV network Starz, have finally run an agreement so that Disney can use the Star and Star+ brands in Brazil. Up to now, neither company has officially expressed itself [...]

UOL launches new TV channel

Brazilian company Universo Online (UOL – Grupo Folha), owner of the UOL website, one of the most importants in the country, announced last May 12th the launch of Canal UOL, its new TV channel, whose catalog is focused on news, entertainment, documentaries, and other content. According to the information officially reported on the website, the [...]

WarnerMedia could negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights from 2023

According to the information reported by the Brazilian website UOL, WarnerMedia (AT&T), owner of the TNT Sports channel, intends to negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights in Latin America, for the 2023-2026 period. The news has not been confirmed by any company executive yet. Also, according to UOL, WanerMedia would start negotiations for the [...]

UOL Play adds 20 pay TV channels to its catalog in Brazil

According to specialized websites in Brazil, UOL Play, the new streaming platform owned by the Folha de Brasil Group, officially launched last year with Watch Brazil as a technological partner and platform to support the new product, is strengthening its catalog with 20 new pay TV channels.  According to the information reported, the new channels [...]

History joins UOL and strengthens itself as a multiplatform brand

History, an A + E Networks group brand that offers a catalog of series, documentaries and original productions from Brazil and the rest of Latin America, announced a partnership agreement with UOL, so that its users have exclusive access to all the content of the History and History 2 websites. ‘The History brand is experiencing [...]

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 [...]