Dealing a major blow to its closest rival, Brazilian broadcaster SBT has paid nearly $40 million to snatch the top star from TV Record.
Joining the ranks of broadcasters and satcasters rushing to exploit World Cup fever, DTH operator Galaxy Latin America will offer soccer from Spain and Italy this fall.
Four years after tax-shelter coin started pouring into Brazilian film, Latin America's biggest media player is finally making movies.
Hughes-backed satcaster Galaxy Latin America is adding dozens of channels to its DirecTV service, thanks to expanded satellite capacity.
The long-awaited bidding process for pay TV licenses in Brazil's booming market is back on track.
"Titanic" has become the most-seen film in Brazilian history and has helped drive a surge in overall B.O. revenues.
Several years in the works, a channel showcasing the best in Brazilian film will launch here in June.
Globocabo, Globo's cable TV arm, has named two executives to head its largest systems, NET Sao Paulo and NET Rio.
A fundamentalist, self-proclaimed bishop and a small mouse are together gnawing at the base of Latin America's largest broadcaster, Brazilian TV giant Globo.
Already served by two international satcasters, Brazil may see another three players launch direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services -- one of them in partnership with U.S. provider EchoStar.