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MásMóvil denies contact with Vodafone over possible Spanish merger

Spanish alternative telecom operator MásMóvil has said it has had no contact with Vodafone following press reports that Vodafone was looking potentially to acquire it. El Economista reported yesterday that the pair had been in contact in recent days over a possible combination, citing unnamed sources. An acquisition of MásMóvil, the country’s number four operator, […]

KKR and Cinven bid for MásMóvil could pave way for Spanish shake-up

Private equity groups KKR and Cinven have teamed up to make a friendly takeover bid for Spain’s fourth-ranked telecom operator MásMóvil for up to €2.963 billion, which could pave the way for a long-awaited shake up of the Spanish telecom market.   The funds are offering €22.50 a share for the operator, which has been […]

MasMovil denies it is planning to acquire Vodafone Espana

Spanish alternative telco MasMovil has swiftly moved to deny press speculation that it is involved in a potential move to acquire cable and mobile operator Vodafone Espana. The telco moved swiftly to inform markets regulator the CMNV that it was “not involved in any process of acquisition, merger or any other type of corporate transaction […]

FTTH passes nine million mark in Spain

The number of FTTH lines in Spain passed the nine million mark in May, according to figures released by regulator the CNMC. According to the watchdog, 148,000 new lines were added in May, contributing to year-on-year growth of 1.8 million. Over the same period, DSL lines declined by 1.3 million. Telefónica/Movistar has a 44.4% share […]

Euskaltel teams up with MásMóvil for mobile equipment procurement

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has teamed up with alternative telco MásMóvil and mobile phone retailer Phone House to create a JV to procure equipment including terminals, routers and accessories. The new outfit, Mediabuying Technologies Group, has the goal of centralising purchase of mobile terminals, routers and other accessories in order to realise scale economies. […]

Orange rules out any interest in Euskaltel

Orange has ruled out acquiring regional Spanish cable operator Euskaltel in whole or in part, leading to an immediate fall in the share price of the latter. Orange told Bloomberg that it had ruled out any type of transaction with Euskaltel, ending speculation that the company was looking to consolidate the regional player to extend […]

MásMóvil chief rules out Euskaltel acquisition

Spanish alternative telco MásMóvil’s CEO Meinrad Spenger has definitively ruled out acquiring regional cable operator Euskaltel, following speculation that the pair could combine. During a presentation on the creation of anew startup accelerator by the company, MASventures, Spenger said that he did not believe the acquisition of Euskaltel would create value for shareholders, according to […]

MásMóvil and Euskaltel team up for Spanish 5G pilot network

Spain’s fourth and fifth largest telecom operators, mobile player MásMóvil and regional cable operator Euskaltel, have teamed up to build a pilot 5G network that will enable the pair to experiment over a shared network and limit the cost of investing in the technology. Other participants in the experiment include technology giant Ericsson and Promotora […]

Vodafone Spain offering Google Home assistant

Vodafone Espana is incorporating the Google Home personal assistant as part of its connected home offering. All Vodafone One customers will be able to use the voice-controlled assistant to manage connected home applications. New and existing Vodafone One customers will be able to use the Google Home Mini without additional cost, while subscribers to other […]

Vodafone Spain strikes deal with  MásMóvil for fibre rollout

Vodafone España  has struck an agreement with alternative telco MásMóvil to share fibre infrastructure across up to 1.9 million homes over the next four years. Vodafone said the deal would enhance the optimisation and efficiency of the use of fibre infrastructure in Spain. It said that the deal would enable to increase its cable and […]