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F1 TV now on CTV devices

F1 TV will be launching on connected TV devices, including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Google TV set-top-boxes, ahead of the Sao Paulo Grand Prix in Brazil on November 14th. Fans will now be able to watch the conclusion to the championship battle on their large-screen devices. F1 TV, which was revamped with new […]

November 12, 2021By Colin Mann

Telefónica to invest €2.5bn globally in 5G

Spanish operator Telefónica will invest a total of €2.56 billion in its four largest markets – Spain, Germany, UK and Brazil – to develop 5G and optic fibre networks once the main 5G auctions and awarding have been completed this year. The company has taken three years to complete the award process since the first […]

November 10, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Telefónica, Telecom Italia, Claro invest in Brazil 5G

Spanish operator Telefónica was one of the big winners in the 5G auction in Brazil, being granted with six lots of spectrum to operate across the country. The company will pay €150 million for the spectrum, and will operate several lots of 80MHz in the 350GHz band, keys in the development of 5G, in direct […]

November 5, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Telefónica targets Brazilian 5G

Spanish telco Telefónica is set to take part in this week’s 5G auction in Brazil, in direct competition with other 14 companies. Telefónica, through Vivo, will bid for national and regional 5G lots in four frequency bands -700 MHz, 2.3 GHz, 3.5GHz and 26Ghz- with an estimated value of over €7.5 billion. Telefónica’s main  rivals […]

November 2, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Globoplay on Philips, AOC TVs via ZEASN partnership

ZEASN has announced a partnership with Latin American media company Globo. As part of the deal, the Brazilian streaming service Globoplay, which is owned by Globo, is now available on the latest Philips and AOC smart TV models. The agreement also includes the addition of a Globoplay hotkey button to the TV remote, providing immediate […]

November 2, 2021

Brazil: MultTV partners with MwareTV

MwareTV, a cloud-based multi-tenant TV platform, has announced the formation of a new partnership with shared services provider MultTV. Based in Brazil, MultTV will offer MwareTV’s IPTV/OTT platform to its Brazilian ISPs as well as other service providers. MwareTV’s new platform will enable ISPs to launch their own TV service with a fully customised interface. […]

October 18, 2021

Tech4home’s PALI Android TV remote in partnership with SKY Brasil

t4h. (Tech4home) has launched its modernistic PALI Android TV remote control for SKY Brasil, the biggest Pay-TV operator by satellite in the country. PALI remote control will be one of the first Android TV RCUs to enter Brazil’s Pay-TV market. This innovative remote control will certainly revamp the TV experience in the market with its […]

October 13, 2021

Telefónica to partly sell-off FTTH

Spanish telco Telefónica is planning to sell a small part of its FTTH network next year to bring in cash for its future investments. Several possible investors would be interested in its FTTH network, reports Bloomberg, that currently covers 25 million homes and is valued at €15 billion. Telefónica could also seek an investment partner […]

October 6, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Globoplay launching in Europe, Canada

Brazilian broadcaster Globo will launch its SVoD platform Globoplay in over 20 European countries on October 14th. The service has already been available in Brazil and the US since 2020. New markets that will have access to the largest Brazilian streaming platform include the UK, Portugal, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland and Canada. Globoplay will […]

September 24, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Brazil: Città Telecom chooses SmartLabs

SmartLabs, a provider of multi-screen, multi-network solutions for video streaming, has been chosen by Brazilian ISP Città Telecom for OTT provision and mobile applications. The solution will be used by the company’s set top box customers and mobile users. Città Telecom has chosen SmartLabs after extensive technical testing and the installation is set to be […]

September 10, 2021