Canal+ Spain

Telefónica offering beIN Sport at no extra cost to subscribers

Following its recent deal with Catalan broadcaster Mediapro, Spanish telco Telefónica has added the beIN Sport service to its Movistar TV offering at no extra charge to subscribers, giving them access to a full complement of Spanish La Liga and European Champions League football. Both Movistar+ customers and legacy Canal+ subscribers will be able to […]

Canal+ Spain secures Copa América rights

Pay TV operator Canal+ España has secured the exclusive Spanish rights to air coverage of football’s Copa América 2015. Canal+ will air matches from the competition, which takes place in Chile from June 11 to July 4, on the Canal+ Liga channel, with the final also to be aired on Canal+ 1. Canal+ has also […]

Spanish regulator takes Canal+ investigation to next stage

Spanish regulator the CNMC has opened a second phase of its investigation of Telefónica’s proposed €750 million takeover of Canal+ Spain from Prisa on the grounds that it could restrict competition in pay TV. The acquisition, taking Telefónica’s stake in Canal+ from 44% to 100%, will give Telefónica an additional 1.6 million pay TV customers […]

Telefónica seals deal to take control of Canal+ Spain

Prisa and Telefónica have definitively agreed the sale of Prisa’s 56% stake in pay TV platform Canal+’s holding company to the Spanish telecom giant for €750 million. The agreement follows Prisa’s acceptance in principal of Telefónica’s offer to buy the majority stake in the platform on May 7. The deal will give Teleféonica, which already […]

Canal+ Spain launches new iPhone app for Yomvi

Canal+ Spain is launching a new version of the iPhone app for its Yomvi over-the-top TV service.  Yomvi on the iPhone will now include access to a growing number of live channels and an extended video-on-demand catalogue. Canal+ customers will be able to watch 22 live channels and a selection of VOD titles via the […]