Euskaltel strikes Catalonia deal as plans for national expansion ramp up

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has confirmed that it plans to offer its services nationally and has announced a partnership with automotive club the Reial Automòbil Club de Catalunya (RACC) to market its telecom and TV offerings in Catalonia under a new RACCtel+ brand. Euskaltel and RACC have struck an agreement to market broadband, digital […]

RTVE appoints new TV chief

Spain’s pubcaster, RTVE, has named the head of its Catalonia division has its overall television director. Eladio Jareño (pictured) will succeed José Ramón Díez, who resigned from the post on February 25. Jareño has twice led RTVE Catalonia, once between 2003 and 2004, and then again starting 2014. He has also ran RTVE’s children’s and […]

Mediaset acquires stake in Catalan broadcaster

Broadcaster Mediaset España has struck an agreement with media group Godó to acquire a 40% stake in Catalan regional channel provider Emissions Digitals de Catalunya, operator of the 8tv general entertainment channel.  According to local reports, the deal has already secured the approval of local media regulator the Conseil de l’Audiovisual de Catalunya and Spanish […]