Advanced Television


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

Fabrika implements advanced asset management with EditShare

EditShare, the technology player that enables storytellers to create and manage collaborative media workflows, has supplied a FLOW asset management system to Brazilian production company Fabrika. The powerful new facilities are central to Fabrika’s bold plans to move into major productions and its own OTT streaming channel.As well as producing its own content, Fabrika also […]

September 21, 2022

Stock Car Pro Series, WSC Sports bring AI highlights to fans in Brazil

Stock Car Pro Series, the Brazilian motorsport company, and WSC Sports, a specialist in AI sports video technology, have announced a partnership bringing AI and machine learning video highlights to stock car fans across Brazil and Latin America via social media and digital properties. Since the checkered flag was waved during the recent race in […]

September 13, 2022

Intelsat expands channel selection in Brazil

Intelsat, the satellite and terrestrial network operator, has signed a contract with Box Brazil, a Brazilian independent group of pay-TV channels and streaming platforms, to distribute six channels on Intelsat 14 (IS-14) at 45°WL. Channels they are bringing to the neighbourhood include Prime Box Brazil, Music Box Brazil, Travel Box Brazil, Fashion TV, Box, and […]

August 25, 2022

Jovem Pan expands digital footprint with Amagi and AD Digital

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced a partnership with one of the leading Brazilian content providers, Jovem Pan, to set up and grow their presence on Free Ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) platforms. Using Amagi’s FAST distribution services, the communication group will deliver its content to Brazilian […]

August 19, 2022

Viasat hits Brazil milestone

Satellite operator Viasat reports it has reached the 50,000 sites mark in Brazil, which it says is helping to close the country’s digital gap through the provision of high-speed satellite Internet across the country. It suggests the achievement, combined with the introduction of its Brazil brand, further fuels the operator’s in-market commitment and investment. The […]

July 27, 2022

OneWeb granted landing rights licence in Brazil

OneWeb has received unanimous approval from Brazil’s telecommunications regulator for a satellite Landing Rights license in the country. Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel) has granted a 15-year licence for OneWeb’s cutting-edge satellite technology to address the connectivity needs of thousands of Brazilian and international businesses. This licence will also enable OneWeb to support the Brazilian […]

July 4, 2022

Kantar launches Brazil cross-media planning initiative

Kantar has announced the launch of an industry-wide consultation in Brazil as the company works towards the design and delivery of a cross-media planning solution, planned to be in the market by late 2022. The process will involve representatives across Brazil’s burgeoning media groups and platforms with the objective of jointly redefining and expanding Kantar’s […]

June 9, 2022