Advanced Television


Coop Troop goes global

Children’s television producer Sixteen South alongside co-production partner Mikros have announced a raft of new sales for their new animated series, Coop Troop, following its recent UK debut on ITVX. In addition to ITVX, the 52 x 11’  deluxe CGI animation, aimed at kids aged 6-9, has been acquired by ABC Australia, RTE Ireland, SVT […]

November 8, 2023

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

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

Brazil: Globo, Ateme provide immersive audio

Globo, the Brazilian mediatech company, is pushing the boundaries of audio distribution for over-the-air broadcasting in Brazil as the country moves toward TV 3.0, the country’s next-generation Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) system. Ateme’s KYRION encoder platform is playing a key role in this push by providing low-latency immersive audio codecs. Furthermore, Ateme is also providing […]

December 13, 2022

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

Globo selects Grass Valley platform

Brazilian Mediatech Company Globo has chosen Grass Valley’s GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to produce and stream over 50 live sports and entertainment events. In 2022, Globo expects to produce over 200 live sports, entertainment and news events using GV AMPP. AMPP is a cloud-based SaaS platform for producing live sports, entertainment, and news workflows, helping customers […]

April 20, 2022

Brazil: Extreme E extends Globo deal

Extreme E has confirmed the extension of its broadcast agreement with national Brazilian pay-TV channel sportv to televise the Championship’s second season. Sportv is a sports pay-TV channel that belongs to Globo, the Latin America’s largest media company. Globo already events including the Olympic Games, international football, NBA and UFC. Sportv will air the Extreme […]

March 30, 2022

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

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

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