Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has partnered with Såo Paulo, Brazil-based Guigo TV to provide 12 channels in Brazil for Guigo TV’s new OTT platform. The channels cover various genres including sports, lifestyle and children’s programming.
The channels include Bloomberg, Combat Go, Freckle, Global Fashion Channel, HallyPOP, Hard Knocks Fighting, Kartoon Circus, Kid Central, Mens7, Sky News Arabia, and WWXTREME. Viewers can access Guigo’s TV content at www.guigo.tv. Guigo TV is also available via iOS, Android and PC.
Renato Baer Svirsky, Director of Guigo TV, commented, “Globecast is Guigo’s main partner in providing high-quality content for its customers, allowing the Brazilian public to have worldwide premium channels they didn’t have access to before, at affordable prices.”
Natalie Rouse, Vice President of Content Acquisition, Aggregation and Distribution (CAAD) at Globecast, commented, “This project with Guigo TV is of huge importance to us as we continue to expand our content portfolio and cement our position as a leading source for international content for operators in the South American region. We’re delighted that Guigo TV came to us to assist them in their new channel launch so they can bring valuable content to millions of viewers. It further affirms our global approach to our very successful CAAD business line.”
Guigo is an OTT platform focused on linear channels and live events, providing premium content from all around the world for the Brazilian market. Guigo TV is disrupting the market while unbundling the channels, offering the service through a menu of niche small packages, lowering the price and enabling viewers without access to Pay-TV to watch their favourite content anywhere, anytime on PC and mobile phones. Guigo TV offers multiple packages to fit the tastes of any viewer, including news, fashion, sports and also foreign language packages in Arabic, Chinese and Spanish to attend the huge immigrant population in Brazil. For more information about Guigo, access www.guigo.tv.
Globecast helps customers to manage content and to deliver it wherever, however and whenever required. The company provides agile and seamless content acquisition, management and distribution services globally, constantly innovating and investing in new technologies to create customer-centric new services. Globecast has created the number one global hybrid fiber and satellite network for video contribution and distribution. It delivers any type of video service including: TV Everywhere OTT, satellite, cable, video-on-demand, using CDNs and cloud-enabled media solutions. It supplies Content Acquisition, Aggregation and Distribution (CAAD) services to over 130 networks| LinkedIn | Twitter
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