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|Sky logo 1996.svg|1996-1997
 
|Sky logo 1996.svg|1996-1997
 
|Sky logo 1997.svg|1997-2003
 
|Sky logo 1997.svg|1997-2003
|Logo sky 220x200.png|2003-2006
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|Sky_logo_2003.png|2003-2006
|DirecTV 1993.svg|1996-2004
 
|DirecTV logo.svg|2004-2006
 
 
|SKY+DIRECTV logo.svg|2006-2007
 
|SKY+DIRECTV logo.svg|2006-2007
 
|Sky logo 2007.svg|2007-present}}
 
|Sky logo 2007.svg|2007-present}}
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=== 1996-2003 ===
 
=== 1996-2003 ===
 
====1996-1997====
 
====1996-1997====
[[Image:Sky logo 1996.svg|200px|center]]
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[[Image:Sky logo 1996.svg|250px|center]]
The [[Grupo Globo]], in association with [[British Sky Broadcasting]], a subsidiary of [[News Corporation (original)|News Corporation]], and [[Liberty Global|Liberty Media International]], launched Sky Brasil to compete with the newly launched satellite television service [[DirecTV Brasil]].
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The [[Grupo Globo|Organizações Globo]], in association with [[British Sky Broadcasting]], a subsidiary of [[News Corporation (original)|News Corporation]], and [[Liberty Media|Liberty Media International]], launched Sky Brasil to compete with the newly launched satellite television service [[DirecTV Brasil]].
 
====1997-2003====
 
====1997-2003====
[[Image:Sky logo 1997.svg|200px|center]]
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[[Image:Sky logo 1997.svg|230px|center]]
 
=== 2003-2006 ===
 
=== 2003-2006 ===
[[Image:Logo sky 220x200.png|200px|center]]
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[[File:Sky_logo_2003.png|250px|center]]
 
==DirecTV Brasil==
 
===1996-2004===
 
[[Image:DirecTV 1993.svg|200px|center]]
 
The satellite pay-TV system [[DirecTV]], the market leader in the United States, opened in Brazil through a joint venture between DirecTV (Hughes Electronics), [[Grupo Abril]] (which already had other pay-TV company, [[TVA (Brazil)|TVA]]), the Mexican group MVS and the Venezuelan [[Organización Cisneros|Cisneros]].
 
===2004-2006===
 
[[Image:DirecTV logo.svg|200px|center]]
 
In 2006, DirecTV Brasil merged with its largest competitor, [[Sky Brasil]]. After the merger of the two companies, the company was renamed "Sky+DirecTV" thus clearing operations as DirecTV in the country. The Sky removed the DirecTV name in 2007, changing its name to "Sky Brasil".
 
   
 
== Sky+DirecTV ==
 
== Sky+DirecTV ==
 
=== 2006-2007 ===
 
=== 2006-2007 ===
[[Image:SKY+DIRECTV logo.svg|250px|center]]
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[[Image:SKY+DIRECTV logo.svg|300px|center]]
 
The Sky Brasil, then being a leader in the satellite pay TV market, merged with its largest competitor, [[DirecTV Brasil]], the market deputy leader. After the merger, the company was renamed as Sky+DirecTV.
 
The Sky Brasil, then being a leader in the satellite pay TV market, merged with its largest competitor, [[DirecTV Brasil]], the market deputy leader. After the merger, the company was renamed as Sky+DirecTV.
   
 
== Sky Brasil (second era) ==
 
== Sky Brasil (second era) ==
 
=== 2007-present ===
 
=== 2007-present ===
[[Image:Sky logo 2007.svg|200px|center]]
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[[Image:Sky logo 2007.svg|250px|center]]
 
Sky dropped the DirecTV logo in 2007 and came to be called only as "Sky Brasil". [[News Corporation]] sold its participation in the company to [[DirecTV]] in the same year.
 
Sky dropped the DirecTV logo in 2007 and came to be called only as "Sky Brasil". [[News Corporation]] sold its participation in the company to [[DirecTV]] in the same year.
   
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[[Category:News Corporation]]
 
[[Category:News Corporation]]
 
[[Category:News Corporation former subsidiaries]]
 
[[Category:News Corporation former subsidiaries]]
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[[Category:Sky Limited]]

Latest revision as of 19:34, February 21, 2020

Contents

Sky logo 1996 Sky logo 1997 Sky logo 2003 SKY+DIRECTV logo Sky logo 2007
1996-1997 1997-2003 2003-2006 2006-2007 2007-present

Sky Brasil (first era) Edit

1996-2003 Edit

1996-1997Edit

Sky logo 1996

The Organizações Globo, in association with British Sky Broadcasting, a subsidiary of News Corporation, and Liberty Media International, launched Sky Brasil to compete with the newly launched satellite television service DirecTV Brasil.

1997-2003Edit

Sky logo 1997

2003-2006 Edit

Sky logo 2003

Sky+DirecTV Edit

2006-2007 Edit

SKY+DIRECTV logo

The Sky Brasil, then being a leader in the satellite pay TV market, merged with its largest competitor, DirecTV Brasil, the market deputy leader. After the merger, the company was renamed as Sky+DirecTV.

Sky Brasil (second era) Edit

2007-present Edit

Sky logo 2007

Sky dropped the DirecTV logo in 2007 and came to be called only as "Sky Brasil". News Corporation sold its participation in the company to DirecTV in the same year.


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