Euskaltel


Euskaltel is underperforming, says shareholder Zegona

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has failed to take sufficient action to improve its performance since acquiring Asturias operator Telecable from UK-based owner Zegona Communications, according to the latter’s assessment of the company. Publishing its annual report, Zegona said that it was “disappointed” by the decline in Euskaltel’s share price since the closing of the […]

Euskaltel begins marketing services in Navarre

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has made its first entry into the Navarre region through its partnership with Orange, opening its first sales outlet in the town of Ansoain. Euskaltel said it would begin marketing its services in the regional capital of Pamplona next. The cable operator has also struck a three-year sponsorship deal with […]

Euskaltel taps Nagra for 4K Android STB content security

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has partnered with Nagra to secure content on its 2017-launched, Android TV-based 4K set-top boxes. Euskaltel has deployed the Nagra Connect content protection offering in its Technicolor-provided set-top box. The deal marks Nagra’s first operator-tier Android TV rollout. “By working with Nagra and Technicolor, we were able to introduce a […]

Euskaltel strikes 4K deal with Netflix, expands into new regions

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has signed a deal to provide Netflix via its new 4K UHD TV boxes from next year and has separately unveiled plans to expand to other areas of Spain outside its existing markets of the Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia. The deal with Netflix will see Euskaltel become the first […]

Euskaltel sees strong take-up of Android TV box

Two months on from its acquisition of Asturias operator Telecable from UK-based Zegona Communications, Spanish Basque Country-based cable operator Euskaltel has seen its pay TV base grow by 127,000 year-on-year to 394,000 in the year to September, and has seen strong take-up of its new Android TV-based box. The company said that its on-going TV […]

Euskaltel launches flexible multi-play package for students

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has launched a new offering targeted specifically at students living in shared accommodation away from home. Students living in shared accommodation during their course term can sign up for a combination of broadband access at speeds of up to 350Mbps and Euskaltel’s TV Premium Extra+ package, including a 4K decoder. […]

Telecable closes OTT TV service

Spanish regional cable operator Telecable, now owned by Bilbao-based Euskaltel, is closing its online TV football service Tedi.tv. Tedi.tv users were able to access BeIN Sports’ three La Liga channels and the main BeIN Sports channel, but the service did not include the Movistar Partizado football offering. Telecable has now said that it is unable […]

Euskaltel turns in solid subscriber gains

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel, which last week completed the acquisition of Zegona Communications-owned Asturias operator Telecable, has posted solid subscriber gains for the first half and reduced revenues in what it described as a highly competitive market. Euskaltel saw particularly strong growth in the mobile segment, adding 35,000 new mobile lines in the first […]

Euskaltel completes Telecable acquisition

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has completed the acquisition of Zegona Communications-owned Asturias region operator Telecable. Completion of the deal follows approval by the Bilbao-based operator’s shareholders and a green light by the country’s competition watchdog, the CNMC. The acquisition of Telecable creates a single cable operator covering the Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia, where […]

Euskaltel launches 4K Android box and signs up for Google Play

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has launched the 4K Android set-top promised by CEO Francisco Arteche at the company’s first quarter results presentation in May. Euskaltel has signed up to make Google Play available to its customers, enabling them to take Google services from their set-tops. The company said it was hopeful that this would […]