Euskaltel adds support for Chromecast to TV app

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel, now owned by MásMóvil, has launched a new version of its Edonon TV app that incorporates support for Chromecast, enabling users to send content direct from their mobile or tablet to the TV. The reversioned app includes access to 30 live channels and more content available on the Replayteka video-on-demand […]

MásMóvil passes fixed-line milestone

Spanish service provider MásMóvil has passed the milestone of three million fixed-line broadband customers following its acquisition of northern Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel and continued organic growth. The group now counts over 26.5 million homes passed by its fibre network. Via its MásMóvil, Yoigo, Pepephone, Llamaya, Euskaltel, R, Telecable and Virgin telco brands it […]

Agile Content to provide Euskaltel TV service as MásMóvil makes changes

Spain-based technology outfit and B2B2C service provider Agile Content has acquired the TV business of northern Spanish cable operator Euskaltel from the company’s new-owner, MásMóvil for a reported €32 million. Agile Content already supplies TV services to MásMóvil’s Yoigo customers under the AgileTV brand. The company will now move its headquarters to Bizkaia in the […]

MásMóvil secures preliminary approval for Euskaltel takeover

Spanish service provider MásMóvil has secured preliminary approval from markets regulator the CNMC for its planned takeover of northern regional cable operator Euskaltel, which operates nationally via the Virgin telco brand. The regulator has approved the first phase of the takeover, which will see the consolidation of the fourth and fifth largest operators in the […]

Euskaltel and EITB launch Basque streaming platform

Regional Spanish cable operator Euskaltel has teamed up with Basque Country broadcast group Euskal Irrati Telebista (EITB) to create a Basque regional streaming platform, Euskalteka, that will provide over 300 hours of EITB programming at launch. The service, which debuted on Sunday, was presented at the end of last week at an event presented by […]

Zegona gives itself two years for next investment after Euskaltel sale

Zegona Communications, the UK-based telecom investment outfit that owns a significant stake in Spanish cable operator Euskaltel, soon to be acquired by MásMóvil, has given itself two years to re-invest in another European TMT sector operation before consulting on returning its remaining assets to shareholders. On completing the sale of Euskaltel, Zegona has committed to […]

MásMóvil in bid to take over Euskaltel

Spanish number four operator MásMóvil has launched a tender offer to acquire 100% control of Euskaltel in a friendly bid that has secured the acceptance of the northern regional cable operator’s main shareholders. Euskaltel’s leading shareholder, UK-based investment outfit Zegona Communications, along with the group’s other main shareholders Kutxaband and Alba, which together own 52% […]

Spain’s Virgin telco running ‘well ahead’ of target

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel Group’s recently launched Virgin telco brand, which it uses to market services in Spain outside its home turf of the Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia, has now signed up over 58,000 customers after six months of operation. The total subscriber base includes 43,000 fixed and 15,000 mobile customers, with the […]

Euskaltel launches Netflix Fan, Virgin telco passes 50k milestone

Spanish Basque Country cable operator Euskaltel has launched a new package, Netflix Fan, that includes access to Netflix and 10GB that the customer can use on any of his or her mobile lines. Broadband customers will be able to access the range of entertainment content offered by Netflix from any device and location, alongside 10GB […]

Euskaltel hails strong start for Virgin telco as COVID-19 takes its toll

Growth from Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel’s national launch under the Virgin telco brand has exceeded the company’s initial expectations, with 38,000 additions from this brand contributing to an overall net growth in the operator’s customer base of 20,000 for the quarter to September. The new operation added 21,000 fixed line customers, taking its total […]

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