Euskaltel


Euskaltel sees strong take up of Virgin telco as it posts record profits

Spanish cable operator Euskaltel’s second quarter performance was boosted by what it said was record growth in profits and its customer base, with the latter boosted by the addition of the first 6,500 customers to join under the Virgin telco brand it is using for its national expansion. In the three months to June, Euskaltel […]

Euskaltel strikes deal to use new Orange fibre nets

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel Group has signed a new agreement with Orange to use bitstream to access at least 1.8 million of the three million homes that Orange plans to reach with a new fibre deployment plans scheduled to run to the end of 2023. This deal is a step forward from the agreements signed […]

Euskaltel outlines Virgin telco ambition to be national Spanish player

Spanish regional operator Euskaltel has taken the first steps towards its national launch, which will see the operator provide services to the 85% of the country in which it does not yet operate under the Virgin telco brand. The operator plans to use the Virgin brand to target some 18.4 million homes across the country […]

Euskaltel ‘ready to kick-off’ Virgin-branded national campaign

Northern Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has said it is ready to kick-off its national expansion plan under the Virgin brand and has claimed already to be have a technical reach of over 13 million homes in Spain. Euskaltel, which has licensed the Virgin brand to help drive expansion across Spain outside of its core […]

Euskaltel ‘returns to growth’ as national expansion plans take shape

Spanish regional operator Euskaltel posted a return to revenue growth in the fourth quarter, despite a small decline for the full year, and reported improved operating results, with an increase in products under contract of 81,172, taking its revenue-generating unit total to 2.85 million. While full-year revenues were down 0.9%, the company posted an increase […]

Euskaltel brings Virgin brand to Spain for national quad-play service

Zegona, the largest shareholder in Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel, has succeeded in its aim of bringing the Virgin brand to Spain to serve as a vehicle for the group’s national expansion. Zegona was established in 2015 by former Virgin Media executives Eamonn O’Hare and Robert Samuelson. Zegona’s long-standing relationship with the Virgin Group facilitated […]

Euskaltel names new technology chief

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has named Ángel Olabuenaga Burón as its new chief financial officer, replacing Jon Ander de las Fuentes Inchausti. Olabuenaga has previously worked for companies including Deloitte, Telefónica Data España and Electrolux. Most recently he was CFO, Latin America for wind turbine group Vestas. Ander de las Fuentes has served as […]

Euskaltel launches new mobile TV app, strikes wholesale deal with Telefónica

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel Group has launched a new mobile app that allows customers to view TV content from iOS and Android mobile devices. The new app is the first to allow all customers of the group’s three operating companies, the Basque Country-based Euskaltel, R in Galicia and Telecable in Asturias, to access on-demand […]

Euskaltel strikes ‘improved’ deal with Orange and opens way to joint fibre investments

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has struck a new wholesale agreement with Orange to enable it to offer services nationally that it says offers “better terms and longer agreements” than the previous deal. Euskaltel has relied heavily on Orange’s network to realise its plans to offer services outside its home markets of the Basque Country, […]

Euskaltel names new chairman, reports stronger growth

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has named a new chairman and reported growth in profitability following a series of changes put in place by its new management. Euskaltel has named Xabier Iturbe Otaegi, vice-president of Basque regional bank Kutxabank, one of the company’s shareholders, as its chairman, replacing Alberto García Erauzkin. Iturbe has also held […]

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