Advanced Television


Brazil: MediaKind powers Oi’s live IPTV events

MediaKind, a global specialist in media technology and services, has been selected by the Brazilian telco Oi to enhance the live events experience on its pay-TV subscription service. Oi has deployed MediaKind’s Cygnus Contribution solution to deliver live events across its IPTV service in high quality with low latency. Cygnus Contribution will allow Oi to […]

September 8, 2021

RSCC enters Brazil’s TV market

The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) and service provider Romantis Brazil have started broadcasting the TV Difusora channel in the state of Maranhao in northeastern Brazil. In the urban and rural areas of the state with a population of over three million, television broadcasting is delivered via the Express-AM8 satellite, which is located at 14 […]

August 26, 2021

Embratel launches Star One D2

Embratel has announced the launch of Star One D2, a satellite that will expand satellite capacity in Brazil and Latin America. Star One D2 is equipped with C-, Ku-, Ka-, and X-band transponders. The Ku-band shall be used to expand capacities oriented to the Brazilian park of parabolic antennas, demands for pay-TV, and companies’ connectivity. […]

August 2, 2021

HughesNet tops 5000 municipalities in Brazil

HughesNet’s Brazil subsidiary Hughes do Brazil is celebrating its fifth birthday in Brazil and says it is now serving 5000 municipalities in Brazil with its broadband-by-satellite service. The operator says that for approximately 67 per cent of these subscribers – including those in the most remote and rural parts of the country – HughesNet is […]

July 26, 2021By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat’s Quantum countdown starts

Arianespace is finalising the pre-launch checks on Eutelsat’s latest satellite, its Quantum craft, which is scheduled to launch from Kourou in French Guiana on July 30th. Eutelsat’s Quantum is one of a pair of satellites being prepared for launch on the same Ariane-5 rocket. The other is Star OneD2 for Embratel of Brazil. Arianespace has […]

July 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

SKY Connect 4K Android TV DVR for SKY Brasil is powered by Wyplay

Wyplay – a global TV Professional Services and Video Platform Solutions provider – is powering SKY Connect, the latest 4K Android TV DVR, which has just been launched by SKY Brasil. It provides a wide set of features: live satellite TV, pay-per-view, push and broadband VOD. Its 4K Ultra HD resolution provides an unmatched viewing […]

July 22, 2021

Globo, WSC Sports bring AI highlights to football in Brazil

Globo, the mass media group in Latin America, and WSC Sports, the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven sports video technology, have announced a partnership to bring automated real-time video highlights and sports content to soccer fans in Brazil across Globo’s digital properties, streaming and social media. Globo will be using WSC Sports’ full suite […]

July 21, 2021

Brazil: WildEarth launches on Samsung TV Plus

WildEarth has landed in Brazil via Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free ad-supported streaming service. The live and interactive nature and wildlife channel makes its debut in South America on the platform and is available across all 2017 to 2021 Samsung Smart TVs. Brazilian wildlife and safari fans will be able to live their passion for […]

July 6, 2021

NAGRA joins SBTVD Forum

NAGRA, the digital TV division of the Kudelski Group, which provides security and user experience solutions on multiple screens for the monetisation of digital media, is the newest member of the Brazilian Digital TV System Forum (SBTVD Forum). Aiming to provide technical advice to the Brazilian government in the implementation of the digital TV service […]

June 16, 2021

Italy: Eleven scores Copa America rights

Eleven has secured comprehensive live rights to the 2021 Copa America in Italy. The 47th edition of the iconic South American tournament is currently taking place in Brazil and runs until July 11th. Eleven Italy subscribers will have the chance to watch all 28 Copa America matches live and on-demand on Eleven’s OTT platform. Fixtures […]

June 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare