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MwareTV partners with Irdeto

MwareTV , the cloud-based multi-tenant TV platform provider, has announced a partnership with Irdeto, the speciaist in digital platform cybersecurity. The partnership allows Irdeto Control to be seamlessly integrated into MwareTV’s IPTV/OTT distribution platform. The first implementation of Irdeto with MwareTV will be rolled out at shared services provider MultTV in Brazil. MultTV will offer […]

February 22, 2022

Hughes pilots Community LTE service in Brazil

Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies, has announced the successful three-month pilot of a new Community LTE service at five villages in Brazil. Designed to serve people who live outside the reach of cable, fibre and cellular networks, Community LTE creates a mobile hotspot across several kilometres that connects to the […]

February 16, 2022

Kantar introduces Video Streaming Report

Audience measurement services specialist Kantar has launched Video Streaming Report. Starting in Brazil, the tool enables subscribers to obtain a full picture of the viewing landscape. Through a single dashboard, data will be published daily, reporting viewing across all broadcast TV and VoD platforms including Globoplay, Netflix and YouTube. According to Kantar, the new service […]

February 9, 2022

ESPN extends Premier League rights in South America

Disney-owned ESPN has retained the Premier League TV rights in South America after agreeing a new three-year deal, from 2022 to 2025. The value of the deal is reportedly £250 million (€219.4m) across the three years, representing a 35 per cent increase, and covers Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. […]

January 18, 2022

Hispasat takes 100% of Hispamar

Hispasat, the Spanish satellite operator, has acquired 19.04 per cent of the shareholding of its Brazilian subsidiary Hispamar Satélites from Telemar, after obtaining the necessary permits and authorisations from the Brazilian government. Consequently, Hispasat will hold 100 per cent of its subsidiary’s share capital. At present the Hispamar fleet is made up of the Amazonas […]

January 14, 2022

Xilam Animation hits digital content milestones

Academy Award-nominated French animation studio Xilam Animation has reached significant milestones in its global digital content strategy, including debuting on Samsung TV Plus and securing a second YouTube Diamond Play Button. After launching on Samsung TV Plus in Brazil – the free, ad-supported streaming service pre-installed on all 2017-2021 Samsung Smart TVs – Xilam’s unique […]

January 10, 2022

Watch Brazil expands reach with Kaltura

Kaltura, the video experience cloud, has announced that internet services and technology provider Watch Brazil launched its next-generation streaming TV service, Watch, powered by Kaltura and hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Demonstrating the appeal of the new service, in its first six months of operation, Watch’s user base has grown by over 25 per […]

December 22, 2021

Extreme E Season 2 calendar unveiled

As the series celebrates the end of its inaugural season, Extreme E has its attention firmly fixed on 2022 as it unveils its Season 2 calendar.The sport for purpose championship takes place in off-road locations as part of its mission to drive awareness of climate change issues, such as global warming, melting ice caps, rising […]

December 22, 2021

Globo to stop linear broadcasting in Europe

Brazilian media group Globo has decided to stop distribution of its Globo Internacional TV channel on European pay-TV platforms on December 31st. As of January 1st 2022, with the exception of Portugal, viewers will have to subscribe to SVoD platform Globoplay Internacional to continue watching Globo content. Launched in October, Globoplay Internacional is available throughout […]

November 26, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Pebble continues strong growth in Brazil with RBS TV

Pebble, the automation, content management, and integrated channel specialist, has announced that RBS TV, one of the oldest Rede Globo affiliates and Group RBS’ main network presence in Southern Brazil, has chosen Pebble solutions to deliver bespoke automation, playout and management solutions to help it restructure and centralise its operations. RBS plans to unlock efficiencies […]

November 23, 2021