Advanced Television


Netflix: 78m views for Tudum livestream

On June 16th to 18th, Netflix hosted Tudum: A Global Fan Event in São Paulo, Brazil. The celebration kicked off with a fan convention experience in the Bienal of Ibirapuera Park spread over three days. Over 25,000 fans attended and engaged with 21 interactive activations for 29 shows and films. The weekend of fandom culminated […]

June 23, 2023

Netflix’s Tudum returns as in-person event

After two years as a virtual event, Netflix has announced that Tudum – its annual fan event that covers news and announcements pertaining to Netflix content – will be broadcast live in front of thousands of attendees in São Paulo, Brazil on June 17th.  Netflix fans around the globe are invited to tune in live […]

June 2, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Eutelsat wins new contract from RecordTV

RecordTV has signed a multi-year agreement for carriage with Eutelsat on its 65 WestA satellite. RecordTV is a Brazilian media company focused on the content production and its distribution in Brazil and internationally. RecordTV is one of the largest TV networks in Brazil. The partnership enables RecordTV to migrate 15 HD channels to the Eutelsat […]

April 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

Ateme, Fraunhofer audio partnership

Fraunhofer, a primary developer of the MPEG-H Audio system, and Ateme, a specialist in video compression and delivery solutions, havey facilitated the delivery of personalised and immersive sound experiences with the integration of Fraunhofer’s MPEG-H Audio into Ateme’s KYRION encoders. Thanks to this integration, broadcasters can now provide immersive sound that can be personalised via […]

April 13, 2023

Brazil to define DTT standard in 2024

The Brazilian government has presented a series of guidelines for the upgrading of the existing DTT standard, also known as ISDB-T, by December 31st 2024. TV 3.0 will represent the evolution of TV 2.5, promising a significant improvement of sound and image quality, upscaling from Full HD to 4K or 8K, in addition to increased […]

April 11, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Gilat enables TIM Brasil to cover 100% of Brazilian cities

Gilat Satellite Networks, a player in satellite networking technology, has announced that the company has enabled TIM Brasil, a Tier-1 Mobile Network Operator (MNO), to be the first MNO to provide mobile coverage to all 5,570 cities in Brazil. TIM Brasil’s coverage of 12 million hectares for the agrobusiness is largely possible due to Gilat’s […]

February 21, 2023

Globo, TelevisaUnivision extend Brazil deal

Globo and TelevisaUnivision have announced the closing of a three-year agreement that expands Globoplay’s distribution of content from the Spanish-language media and content company. The agreement allows Globoplay to premiere in Brazil both the productions of Mexican free-to-air channel las estrellas and ViX+, TelevisaUnivision’s streaming service aimed at the Hispanic market, as well as access […]

February 13, 2023

ABS, Telespazio sign offshore distribution deal

ABS, a global satellite operator and Telespazio Brasil, a subsidiary of Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67 per cent) and Thales (33 per cent), have signed a 5 year capacity contract for the satellite ABS-3A, West Hemi C-band beam. Under the multi-year agreement, Telespazio will use the C-band beam for its offshore services for […]

February 3, 2023

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