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Altice Portugal launches millennials-focused Meo By

Altice Portugal has launched a new à la carte TV service aimed at millennials, Meo By. The launch, which follows Altice’s revamp of its TV user interface a month ago, will provide customers with the ability to cancel or change their package after 30 days. According to Altice, the service is customisable, with subscribers able […]

Altice Portugal adds Globo to line-up

Altice Portugal has added leading Brazilian channel Globo to its Meo TV offering. The HD version of Globo will appear on Meo’s EPG in 10th position on the grid, and the channel will also be available in SD, free to all Meo customers on fibre, ADSL, satellite and via the Meo Go app. The addition […]

Altice Portugal launches new Sofia TV UI and WiFi-enabled box

Altice Portugal is launching a new TV interface that will be made available to all Meo fibre and ADSL customers along with a new portable 4K WiFi-enabled box. The new UI, Sofia, will be available to all Meo customers with a MEOBox decoder. According to Altice, the interface will incorporate new content discovery features, more […]

Portuguese watchdog: zero-rated offers break net neutrality rules

Portuguese regulator ANACOM has ordered the country’s main telecom operators to change their broadband offerings after ruling that a number of packages that ‘zero rate’ some applications break net neutrality rules. While the practice of zero rating – exempting applications such as video streaming services from broadband tariffs for example – is not illegal in […]

Portuguese watchdog opens in-depth investigation into Altice

Portuguese competition regulator the Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) has opened an in-depth investigation into Altice’s planned acquisition of the country’s leading broadcaster and media group Media Capital. The AdC said that, based on the evidence gathered so far, there were strong indications that the deal will give rise “significant impediments” to competition in “several markets”, […]

Portuguese pay TV base grows, boosted by fibre

The number of pay TV subscribers in Portugal grew by 33,000 in the third quarter to take the country’s total to 3.8 million, according to the latest statistics released by regulator ANACOM. NOS has the biggest share of subscribers, with 43% of the total, followed by Meo with 38.1%, Vodafone with 14% and Nowo with […]

Altice Portugal names CFO

New Altice Portugal president Alexandre Fonseca has named Alexandre Matos as the company’s new chief financial officer with immediate effect. Matos previously worked as financial advisor to MSF Group and Maló Group, as COO of Top Atlântica Group, CFO of Pâginas Americas and in management roles at RAR Group and for PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He replaces Gustavo […]

Portuguese watchdog given green light to act on fibre pricing

Portuguese regulator ANACOM has secured a mandate from the country’s government to regulate the wholesale prices charged by Fibroglobal. ANACOM is to reduce the prices charged by the fibre operator by between 24% and 55%, based on a recommendation that followed its analysis of the prices charged for wholesale offers for rural high-speed networks. ANACOM […]

New chief for Portugal Telecom

Alexandre Fonseca (pictured) has been named as executive president of Portugal Telecom by the operator’s owner, Altice. Fonseca was previously CTO at Portugal Telecom. Claudia Goya, who was appointed to take over management at the operator earlier this year, will transition to the role of chairwoman of PT Portugal, while Paulo Neves is to leave […]

Altice Portugal backs new eSports event

Altice Portugal is to create what it claims to be the biggest eSports event yet held in the country, to take place at the Altice Arena next year. The Moche XL eSports event builds on the Moche Legend brand supported by Altice. The brand encompasses two national eSports leagues: Moche LPLOL, focusing on League of […]