Advanced Television


Gilat, Intelsat expand IFC partnership

Gilat Satellite Networks, a global player in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, has announced that the company and Intelsat are expanding their strategic partnership with multimillion-dollar agreements to increase in-flight connectivity (IFC) in the Americas. Gilat hubs deployed in the US and Brazil will be expanded to support increased network capacity to address growing […]

December 20, 2022

Oi exits bankruptcy protection

Brazilian telco operator Oi has announced the ending of its local version of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A court in Rio de Janeiro announced the reconstruction proceedings on December 14th and said that Oi had met the key terms regarding debt payments. Its bankruptcy was Brazil’s biggest-ever (some 65 Brazilian Reals, about €11.2m) and 55,000 […]

December 19, 2022By Chris Forrester

System1: Brazil’s brands lift the world cup

Brazil and England have something unwanted in common this week: both nations mourn a frustrating exit from the FIFA World Cup at the Quarter-Final stage. Similar fates on the pitch, but the two countries couldn’t be more different when it comes to World Cup advertising. Brazil accounted for 8 out of the Top 10 World […]

December 15, 2022

Brazil: Netflix signs up to Kantar

Kantar has announced that Netflix has signed-up as a subscriber to the audience measurement data service in Brazil. From January 2023, Netflix will have access to a cross-platform view of its performance alongside linear and on-demand networks and platforms.    “It has never been more important for media companies to seek a single view of their […]

December 13, 2022

Brazil: Globo, Ateme provide immersive audio

Globo, the Brazilian mediatech company, is pushing the boundaries of audio distribution for over-the-air broadcasting in Brazil as the country moves toward TV 3.0, the country’s next-generation Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) system. Ateme’s KYRION encoder platform is playing a key role in this push by providing low-latency immersive audio codecs. Furthermore, Ateme is also providing […]

December 13, 2022

Clear-Com enhances ‘Smart City’ initiative in Brazil

For nearly four decades as a Clear-Com partner, Savana Comunicacoes has provided Clear-Com technology for a wide variety of applications, including Broadcast, live events, corporate, house of worship, and industrial projects. Now, in partnership with Painal Multiservicos, Savana has extended its reach into public and government sectors with a unique application in five Brazilian cities […]

November 29, 2022

OneFootball launches TV app

OneFootball, the football media platform, has announced the launch of a connected TV app that will bring its library of video content to TV screens for the first time. OneFootball TV will allow the platform’s +100 million Monthly Active Users (MAUs) to watch OneFootball’s full suite of video content from the a number of top […]

November 4, 2022

SES extends links with Claro Brazil for 4G/5G

SES says there is “unprecedented demand” for high-powered mobile connectivity in isolated communities in the Amazon. It is helping bridge the problem by signing a multi-year capacity renewal agreement with Brazilian telco Claro and its Embratel division. The extension of its existing relationship with Claro Brazil/Embratel will include coverage of the region by the new […]

October 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

ONE Championship signs content deal with Globo’s Combate

ONE Championship, one of the largest martial arts organisations in the world, has announced a broadcast partnership with Globo’s Combate, making them the exclusive distributor of ONE martial arts events in Brazil. The multi-year agreement, which is set to begin in January 2023, will see 12 live events to be broadcast annually.   Combate, Globo’s provider of premium combat sports content and pay-per-views in Brazil, will deliver relevant […]

October 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Velocix selected by Oi

Video streaming and ad tech supplier Velocix announced that Oi, Brazil’s third largest broadband operator, has selected Velocix’s content delivery network (CDN) software to transform its streaming platform architecture and expand its Oi Play OTT service. Oi Play is an application that has become the central focus of the operator’s video growth strategy. The multi-screen […]

October 18, 2022