Zegona confirms in talks to buy Vodafone Spain

UK-based investor Zegona Communications, the former part-owner of Spanish cable operator Euskaltel, has confirmed it is in talks to buy Vodafone España. Zegona confirmed to the London Stock Exchange that it is in discussion with Vodafone about acquiring the Spanish operation, and with banks in relation to its filing. The confirmation followed reports about the […]

MásMóvil passes fibre milestone

Spanish service provider MásMóvil has passed 29 million addressable homes with its fibre network in Spain including 2.5 million homes across 1,000 towns and villages with fewer than 20,000 people. MásMóvil said it had added about 2.2 million commercialisable homes over the last two years, taking its overall total from 26.8 million in September 2021 […]

MásMovíl to create new R+D centre in Basque Country

Spanish operator MásMovíl is to create a new R+D and innovation centre in Bizkaia, expanding the existing activity of Basque Country cable operator Euskaltel, which it owns. The 2,600 square metre facility will be dedicated to R+D in the fields of AI cybersecurity, networks and connectivity, data analytics and IoT. MásMovíl said the centre had […]

Euskaltel launches 5G/WiFi 6-based broadband to extend reach of fibre net

MásMóvil-owned northern Spanish cable operator Euskaltel has launched a new broadband offering using a combination of 5G and WiFi 6 to deliver services to areas not covered by its fixed network. The new offering, Hegan, is said to deliver broadband speeds of up to 600Mbps and will enable Euskaltel to provide broadband coverage to 98% […]

AMC Networks International launches new travel channel in Spain

AMC Networks International Southern Europe has launched a new travel-themed channel in Spain. ¡Buenviaje! will be available on the Movistar Plus+, Vodafone TV, Orange TV and Jazztel TV platforms and on the platforms of the MásMóvil-owned Euskaltel Group – Euskaltel, R and Telecable, as well as CLICtv, the platform of Avatel Telecom. The channel will […]

Virgin telco adds LaLiga Smartbank and movie channels to TV offering

Virgin telco, the rest-of-Spain service provider brand launched by northern Spanish cable group Euskaltel but now owned by MásMóvil, has added second-tier Spanish football LaLiga Smartbank to its TV line-up. The LaLiga Smartbank tournament will be available on channel 72 of the Virgin telco TV line-up as part of a new TV Premium Extra package. […]

MásMóvil’s R adds Total TV with LaLiga Smartbank

MásMóvil-owned Galician cable operator R, part of the Euskaltel Group of northern Spanish service providers, has launched a new Total TV package that includes LaLiga Smartbank, Spain’s second division football league. The addition of the Total TV offering to R’s line-up of TV services will enable its subscribers to follow the fortunes of C.D.Lugo, the […]

Spain’s Agile Content posts strong growth figures

Video infrastructure provider Agile Content saw its revenue increase by 169% year-on-year in the first half of 2022, from more than €55 million in the entire 2021 to more than €46 million in the first half of this year. The figure includes organic growth of 41%. Agile Content has adopted a combined B2B2C and B2B […]

MásMóvil strikes deal to offer DAZN across its brands

Spanish service provider MásMóvil has struck a deal with sports streamer DAZN to distribute the service across multiple brands, bringing coverage of local top-tier football from LaLiga to its subscribers. MásMóvil will distribute DAZN to subscribers to its Yoigo, Virgin telco, Euskaltel, R and Telecable brands – the last four part of the Euskaltel Group […]

Spain’s second-tier league to launch standalone channel with distribution across 10 platforms

LaLiga Segunda, the second tier of Spanish domestic football, has agreed non-exclusive broadcast deals with ten different platforms. Telefonica’s Movistar, the incumbent rights holder which previously paid around US$40 million per season for the rights, will carry the league’s new dedicated channel. LaLiga SmartBank TV will also be carried by Orange, Amazon Prime Video, Euskaltel, […]

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