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Altice expects to ‘remain resilient’ after exceeding 2019 expectations

Service provider Altice Europe expects its cash-flow to “remain resilient” in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic after it ended 2019 on a high with revenue for the full year growing by 11.2% to €4.042 billion, an improvement on the 6.9% growth recorded in 2018. The company said its performance exceeded guidance it had given. […]

Over half of Portuguese broadband now fibre

Over half of Portuguese fixed broadband connections were via fibre by the end of 2019, according to data released by telecom regulator ANACOM. According to the watchdog’s statistics, 50.6% of fixed broadband connections were fibre at the end of last year, compared with 45.2% a year earlier. The number of connected lines increased by 297,000 […]

Portuguese regulator suspends 700MHz clearance on Coronavirus fears

Portuguese telecom regulator ANACOM has suspended the migration of the country’s digital-terrestrial network to make way for 5G telecom service over the Coronavirus threat. The move comes after consultation between the regulator and telecom operator Meo, which is responsible for the technical implementation of the migration of the service, clearing the 700MHz band to make […]

Altice Europe sells Portuguese tower stake to Cellnex for €200m

Cable and telecom giant Altice Europe’s Portuguese unit Meo has sold its 25% stake in cellular tower company Omtel to Cellnex for €200 million as the first step in the independent Spanish tower company taking complete control of Omtel. Altice sold a majority stake in Omtel to a consortium led by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners […]

Altice Europe creates continent’s first nationwide fibre wholesaler in Portugal

Altice Europe’s Portugese subsidiary MEO has signed a deal with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners to create what it says will be the first nationwide fibre wholesaler in Europe. To facilitate the deal, MEO will sell a minority equity stake of 49.99% in Altice Portugal FTTH, based on a value of €4.63 billion.  Altice Portugal FTTH […]

Altice Europe turns in better-than-expected Q3

Altice Europe has turned in better than expected results for the third quarter, with revenue up by 6.9% and adjusted EBITDA rising by 8.8% on the back of an improved performance at Altice France.  Altice France grew its residential base by 41,000 customers, with its fibre customer base increasing by 59,000 taking fibre penetration to […]

Meo debuts full-series on-demand with ‘The Terror’

Portuguese service provider Altice Portugal/Meo has teamed up with AMC to make the full series of the latter’s show The Terror: Infamy, available to users of its VideoClube on-demand offering. The move marks the first time that Meo has launched a complete series – in this case, 10 episodes – available, with a 30-day window available […]

ANACOM unveils revised 700MHz clearance plan

Portuguese media regulator ANACOM has given some ground to telco Altice Portugal/Meo on the timetable for the clearance of the 700MHz spectrum for mobile applications in the country following a spat between the pair over the phasing of the project, but the outline of the change will remain the same. ANACOM said it had made […]

Altice Portugal signs new deal with SIC

Altice Portugal/Meo has signed a new distribution deal with Portuguese commercial broadcaster SIC. Altice Portugal said that the renewal of its agreement with SIC was an important step in the relationship between the companies, once again consolidating the quality of the offer of the best television content to customers of its Meo offering. SIC has experienced […]

Meo bundles sport and movies in promotional drive

Altice Portugal/Meo has announced detals of a new offering that will bundle sports, movies and series, and has added a set of new advanced TV features to its sports offering. The new bundle will combine Eleven Sports and Meo Filmes e Séries and is available for a promotional price of €9.99 to existing customers in […]

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