Rede Brasileira de Televisão Internacional

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RBTI Network
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Launched28 April 2006 (2006-04-28)
Owned byMarcelo do Espirito Santo
SloganA TV do imigrante brasileiro
CountryBrazil
LanguageBrazilian Portuguese
Broadcast areaCanada
United States
Caribbean
Latin America
Europe
Middle East
Africa
Asia
Australia
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
WebsiteRBTI
Availability
Cable
Rogers Cable (Canada)Channel 669
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV (Canada)Channel 885
NEXTV (Canada)N/A

Rede Brasileira de Televisão Internacional (Portuguese: Brazilian Network of International Television), better known as RBTI, is an international Brazilian television network. It airs programming from SBT network in Brazil as well as original content aimed at the Brazilian diaspora in Canada and the United States.

History[edit]

Rede Brasileira de Televisão Internacional, better known as RBTI, began its TV transmission on April 28, 2006 in São Paulo worldwide. The network is owned by Marcelo do Espirito Santo and the Espirito Santo family. RBTI is watched more 1 million people daily worldwide.

Since its launch in 2006 the RBTI channel has become one of the local Brazilian-Portuguese community television in North America. First of the international television channels to bring the World Cup in Portuguese to the Community. RBTI programming lineup includes American movies in Portuguese, soap operas, talk shows, news, women shows, music, community, sports, science and family entertainment.

It is also the first Brazilian channel in the United States and Canada to produce a daily community related show called Comunidade em Foco interviews with interesting Brazilians in the U.S. as well as a daily news segment, presented by Ana Maria. which keeps the community updated on the happenings of the Brazilian community thought the United States and Canada.

It is currently available only in Canada via Bell Fibe TV, Rogers Cable and NEXTV.

RBT International was available in the United States on Dish Network and cable in Miami, Boston and New York City. It was subsequently dropped by Dish Network on October 3, 2012.

Slogans[edit]

  • 2006 – A TV feita para você ("TV made for you")
  • 2007 – Onde a estrela é você ("Where you are the star")
  • 2008 – Orgulho de ser brasileiro ("Proud to be Brazilian")

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