Rede Globo is the largest Brazilian and Latin American television network, which belongs to the media group Globo Organizações. With 80 million viewers daily, it is the third largest in the world.
Rede Globo is part of the private corporate conglomerate Organizações Globo, which has its origins in the founded by Irineu Marinho in Rio de Janeiro in 1911 newspaper A Noite. The name goes back to the 1925 by Marinho launched newspaper O Globo (Eng. The globe ). Rede Globo in 1965, erected by Roberto Marinho, son of the company founder. Its political influence was often strong criticism. Since the death of Roberto Marinho his sons Roberto and João Roberto Marinho Marinho Irineu are at the top of the group.
The station started broadcasting on April 26, 1965 in Rio de Janeiro. There are still in the " Central Globo de Produção " (Central Globo production or simply " PROJAC " of " Projeto Jacarepaguá " ) produced in Jacarepaguá west of the city, most programs. TV Globo dominated the news coverage and is known for its telenovelas and sports broadcasts. The transmitter had the Internet broadcast rights for the Football World Cup 2006 in Germany.
1991 was started by the family TV Globo, the cable television company Net Servicos de Comunicação. In March 2005, the company Embratel, a subsidiary of the Mexican company Telmex, the majority control of Net Serviços de Comunicação took over.
The current logo and brand design by Rede Globo was designed by the designer Hans Donner österreichischstämmigen.