Spanish consumer groups slam Mediapro’s TotalChannel

A range of Spanish consumer groups have filed a complaint with the country’s industry ministry over interruptions and poor service on Catalan broadcaster Mediapro’s TotalChannel OTT service, which provides coverage of Champions League football. The Asociación de Internautas (AI), the Unión de Consumidores de Cataluña (UCC), the Asociación pro Derechos Civiles, Económicos y Sociales (ADECES), […]

Mediapro says no deal in sight with Telefónica

Catalan broadcaster Mediapro has said there is no deal in sight with Telefónica for carriage of its BeIN Sports channel, which holds the rights to Champions League and Europa League football in Spain, on the Movistar TV platform. Mediapro said that there had been no developments in talks with Telefónica for the past four weeks, […]

Mediapro and Movistar fail to come to agreement on BeIN Sports

Spanish broadcaster Mediapro and Telefónica have failed to strike a deal that would allow Telefónica’s Movistar TV subscribers to see Champions League and Europa League football on the platform via Mediapro’s BeIN Sports channel. Mediapro issued a communiqué to the effect that it not signed a deal with Movistar and that the latter’s subscribers would […]

Vodafone Spain targets bars and restaurants with converged offering

Vodafone Spain has launched a converged offering including sports TV channels aimed at hotels, restaurants and bars. The TV package includes coverage of La Liga top-tier domestic football via its deal with Telefonica, as well as Champions and Europa League European football via its deal with Mediapro. The Vodafone One offering for the hospitality market […]

Telefónica unveils La Liga offering, no deal yet on BeIN Sports

Spanish telco Telefónica has unveiled its Spanish football programming line-up but has yet to strike a deal with Catalan broadcaster Mediapro to carry its BeIN Sports channel, giving it access to European Champions League and Europa League matches as well as coverage of European and international leagues. The Liga Adelante offering on Telefónica’s Movistar+ service […]

Mediapro strikes BeIN Sports deal with Telecable

Following similar deals with Vodafone and Orange, Catalan broadcaster Mediapro has struck a deal with Asturias region cable operator Telecable for the carriage of its new BeIN Sports channel, a joint venture with Qatar’s BeIN Sports group for the Spanish market. The deal will enable Telecable to make a broad range of football content, including […]

Orange secures Champions League with BeIN Sports deal

Catalan media outfit Mediapro is to distribute BeIN Sports, its new joint venture sports channel which will carry coverage of Champions League and Europa League football, to Orange’s TV customers. Mediapro’s deal with Orange follows an agreement with Vodafone to make the channel available to its TV customers. IN addition to the European football league competitions, […]

Vodafone Spain to carry BeIN Sport with Champions League football

Vodafone España has struck a deal with Catalan broadcaster Mediapro to include the latter’s forthcoming joint venture BeIN Sports HD channel on Vodafone TV. The agreement will enable Vodafone to provide coverage of UEFA Champions League football to its subscribers. BeIN Sports will offer HD overage of 120 UEFA Champions League and 205 UEFA Europa […]

Spanish football league strikes international deal with Mediapro

Spain’s football league has named Mediapro as its agent for the international rights to matches of the country’s first and second division teams, following a change in rules that meant all rights are now negotiated centrally rather than by individual teams. Mediapro previously held rights to 38 of the 42 teams in the first and […]

Atresmedia to launch male-focused channel as BeIN Sport comes to Spain

Spanish broadcast group Atresmedia is to launch a new male-focused channel, Mega, on the country’s digital-terrestrial platform on July 1.  The launch is possible thanks an agreement between Atresmedia and Barcelona-based group Mediapro. Mega will occupy the slot on the DTT platform previously taken by Mediapro’s Gol TV, which occupied the slot under a licence […]