Brazilian authorities seize 40,000 pirate TV boxes

Monday 28 June 2021 | 14:26 CET | News
Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and Brazil's Federal Revenue Service seized 40,000 adulterated TV boxes at Santos Port, worth BRL 16 million. These were to be used for clandestine reception of pay-TV channels.

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Companies: Anatel
Countries: Brazil
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