ESPN has assumed full control of ESPN Brasil, buying out the 50% stake in the sports channel owned by Tevecap (TVA).
United Cinemas Intl. (UCI) will open Brazil's largest multiplex Thursday. The 18-screen plex in Rio de Janeiro features 4,600 seats and cost around $14 million.
HBO Latin America has inked a five-year agreement with Galaxy Latin America under which the operator will have exclusive satellite pay TV rights in Brazil for the premium film channels HBO, HBO2 and…
A dispute between cable operators and utility companies is delaying the launching of new pay TV operations in Brazil.
Brazil's second-largest multisystem cable operator, TVA, is interested in merging with a telephone company or with another MSO.
The number of pay TV subscribers in Brazil rose 1.5% to 2.73 million in the first quarter, from 2.69 million in the latest quarter of 1998, according to local institute PTS.
Brazil's two largest multi-system operators have announced the launch of Internet access services through their cable networks.
Brazil's media giant Globo has announced a series of new investments in soccer as part of a strategy to strengthen its TV leadership.
Galaxy Latin America (GLA), the DirecTV service provider in Latin America, has agreed to purchase 100% of Galaxy Brasil, the exclusive distributor of DirecTV in Brazil, from Brazilian operator TVA.
A court injunction forcing exhibitors to pay music rights amounting to 2.5% of their grosses has prompted theater closures and generated widespread concern in Brazil's film sector.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line