BUSINESS / OTT
Globoplay doubled its production of Originals from 2020, reaching almost 40 in 2021, including the first Brazilian soap opera for streaming.
ZEASN, the world’s leading provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, today announced the partnership with Latin American media powerhouse Globo. As part of the deal, the biggest Brazilian streaming service Globoplay which is owned by Globo now is made available, with a native solution, 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 access to the diverse and popular programs hosted on the platform.
Globoplay is the largest Brazilian streaming platform, offering free and exclusive content to subscribers, such as original productions, as well as internationally renowned movies and series, among exclusive titles that will only be shown online. Between series, documentaries and realities, produced by Estúdios Globo and by the Group’s Journalism and Sport areas, in addition to partnerships with the independent markets, Globoplay doubled its production of Originals from 2020, reaching almost 40 in 2021, including the first Brazilian soap opera for streaming.
Through this association, Globoplay’s native app was launched on the latest smart TVs from Philips & AOC. After this successful integration, ZEASN’s Whale OS-powered TV models will have the Globoplay Native App integrated and pre-installed on the TV home screen, including a hotkey on the remote control, as agreed with Globo.
Fernando Ramos, Executive Director of Strategic Distribution Partnerships (PED) at Globo, said: “This partnership with Zeasn is another very important step in Globo’s strategy to expand the offer of its streaming platform, Globoplay, natively integrated in the new generation of Philips and AOC televisions and with Globoplay hotkey on the remote control, ensuring the delivery of the best experience for the users.”
“ZEASN’s Whale Eco strategy since its release in 2018 has been committed to uniting the world’s top smart device brands and content providers to provide users with high-quality home entertainment services through Whale OS,” said Jason He, Chief Executive Officer of ZEASN. “The cooperation between ZEASN and Grupo Globo, Philips, and AOC is an important development of the Whale Eco strategy in Latin America. ZEASN will uphold the mission of ‘Bring The World Home’, unite our Whale Eco partners, and continue to provide users with remarkable service.”
“We are extremely proud to offer Globoplay in our Philips and AOC Smart TVs.” said Eduardo Brunoro, Executive Director of TPV Brazil. “Globo is an iconic Brazilian brand and a key player in delivering entertainment and news content to Brazilian homes. I’m sure that our consumers will be thrilled to be one button push away from all these contents, and that this will be a successful partnership.”