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Globosat is a multichannel cable and satellite TV service in Brazil, created in 1991, after the creation of cable and satellite TV services. It has also operated a channel in Portugal, TV Globo Portugal, having earlier operated a similar channel, GNT Portugal, until 2006. Globosat belongs to Organiza√ß√Ķes Globo.

In 1993, Globosat split its content generation and distribution businesses. Cable TV sales and distribution were assigned to Net Brasil, which was also responsible for installing cable networks in selected cities. Nowadays Net Brasil is responsible for the cable network in those cities. Content production and programming remained with Globosat, renamed to Globosat Canais.

Today, with 29 channels and over 1,000 employees, Globosat leads the Brazilian Pay-TV market. Its audience comprises 16.5 million viewers distributed among more than 4.8 million households in the country. Globosat programmer is the largest pay TV in Latin America and market leader in Brazil.

Current Globosat networks

The 29 channels:

  • Canal Futura
  • Globosat HD
  • Globo News
  • SporTV
  • SporTV2
  • SporTV HD
  • Telecine HD 1
  • Telecine Premium 1
  • Telecine Action 1
  • Telecine Light 1
  • Telecine Pipoca 1
  • Telecine Cult 1
  • Megapix
  • GNT
  • Multishow
  • Multishow HD
  • Universal Channel2
  • Canal Brasil
  • PFC
  • PFC Internacional
  • Premiere Shows
  • Combate
  • Sexy Hot 3
  • For Man 3
  • Playboy TV 3
  • Venus 3
  • Private 3
  • Playboy TV Movies 3
  • Playboy do Brasil 3

1 - It is a joint-venture with 20th Century Fox, Universal Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Paramount Pictures.

2 - It is a joint-venture with NBC Universal. Half of the shares belongs to Organiza√ß√Ķes Globo.

3 - Playboy do Brasil is a joint-venture created from the association between Globosat and Playboy TV Latin America.

Former Globosat networks

  • (currently owned by : home shopping
  • Premiere Filmes (pay-per-view) : new film releases
  • Canal Rural : agrochannel, formerly a joint venture with RBS
  • Premiere Rural (pay-per-view) : rodeos and agrochannel

External links

Template:Organiza√ß√Ķes Globo



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