Euskaltel


Euskaltel names former Jazztel exec as strategy chief

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has named Alfonso Enríquez as group manager for strategy and investor relations. Enríquez will take charge of strategic projects as well as conveying relevant information to Euskaltel Group investors, analysts and shareholders. He previously worked as head of strategy and investor relations at Jazztel for five years, where Euskaltel’s new […]

Zegona secures appointment of García as Euskaltel CEO

Cable and telecom investor Zegona Communications has realised one of its key goals for Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel by securing the appointment of former Jazztel chief executive José Miguel García as the company’s CEO. García will replace Francisco Arteche as Euskaltel chief, while Zegona chairman and CEO Eamonn O’Hare will b3come Zegona’s proprietary director […]

Euskaltel hits back after movie outfit targets P2P IP addresses

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has issued a complaint against film production outfit Venice PI LLC for an alleged breaching data protection legislation after fighting a Bilbao court’s order to hand over IP addresses of people who allegedly shared the content of a movie produced by Venice. Euskaltel filed a complaint with the Agencia Española […]

Euskaltel sets out expansion targets

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has said it expects to add 30,000 subscribers this year through its expansion into neighbouring regions of the country using Orange’s network, and to add €10 million to income. Euskaltel is expanding its service offering into five markets in regions outside its core markets of the Basque Country, Asturias and […]

Zegona secures place for ex-Jazztel chief on Euskaltel board

Former Jazztel CEO Miguel García has replaced Robert Samuelson as investor Zegona Communications’ proprietary director on the board of regional Spanish cable operator Euskaltel. García replaced Samuelson, Zegona’s chief operating officer, effective as of yesterday. Zegona Communications, which recently displaced Basque Country bank Kutxabank as the northers Spanish cable operator’s biggest shareholder after acquiring shares […]

Euskaltel teams up with MediaMarkt for national expansion

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has struck a five-year agreement with electronics retailer MediaMarkt to market its products in MediaMarkt shops across the country as part of its strategy of expanding outside its core northern Spanish markets. Euskaltel has signed an exclusive agreement with MediaMarkt to market its products in the 87 MediaMarkt shops all […]

Zegona looks to up presence on Euskaltel board

Cable and telecom investor Zegona Communications will continue to focus on “placing ourselves in the best position to generate additional value from our investment in Euskaltel following purchases of shares that recently saw it emerge as the Spanish cable operator biggest shareholder. Posting its full-year annual report for 2018, Zegona’s chairman Eamonn O’Hare said that […]

Zegona displaces Basque Country bank as leading Euskaltel investor

UK-based cable and telecom investor Zegona Communications has displaced Basque Country bank Kutxabank as regional cable operator Euskaltel’s biggest shareholder. Zegona notified the operator and regulator the the Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores that the 20 per cent. threshold for disclosure of its increased ownership position in Euskaltel was crossed on April 3 and […]

La Rioja consumers ‘prefer Netflix to TV’

A study of consumers in the La Rioja region of Spain carried out by regional cable operator Euskaltel has revealed that 50% of people prefer Netflix to regular TV and that two thirds of consumers never use a fixed phone. The study of 32,500 people in the northern Spanish region found that half say they […]

Euskaltel begins offering services in León and La Rioja

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has begun commercialising its services in the northern Spanish regions of León and La Rioja as part of its plan to progressively expand to additional regions outside its home markets of the Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia. In León, Euskaltel is using the R brand used by its Galician subsidiary […]