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Movistar+ and Dailymotion on Amazon Fire TV Stick

Telefónica’s Movistar+ TV service is now available on the Amazon Fire TV Stick following the integration of the Movistar+ app on the device. Users of Amazon Fire TV Sticks can now view the channels to which they subscribe, and all content that is available on-demand including movies, series, kids shows, documentaries and other programmes. Users […]

Vodafone España ups eSports commitment with Giants deal

Vodafone España has upped its engagement with the burgeoning world of eSports by striking a deal with Giants Gaming, one of the leading Spanish eSports teams. The agreement will see Vodafone become the principal sponsor of the outfit and reinforce the content on its eSports channels on YouTube and Twitch. The Vodafone Giants team includes […]

Telefonica: eSports has ‘exceeded our expectations’

Telefonica has said that its push into eSports has “exceeded our expectations”, one year after it launched a dedicated eSports offering as part of its Movistar+ service. The Spanish operator said that across digital its Movistar eSports service has now reached 2.7 million followers, 185 million hits, 15 million content views, and 250,000 monthly page visits. At […]

Telefonica unveils virtual reality TV project

Telefonica has unveiled a pilot scheme that will allow users to access TV content in virtual reality (VR). The TV Virtual Experience project was unveiled at Mobile World Congress and lets users watch Movistar+ content on a large 2D screen in either in a private virtual room or with others in a public virtual room. […]

Telefónica claims success for originals strategy as TV base grows

Telefónica has claimed success for its original content strategy in its full-year results, with strong growth of its TV platform in Spain and a ratings success for flagship drama series La Peste. Telefónica’s video revenues grew by 7% in the fourth quarter of 2017 and by 5.8% for the full year on the back of […]

Telefónica takes originals strategy to Latin America

Telefónica is to take its slate of Spanish originals to the Latin American market with the launch of the Movistar Series channel in 12 Latin American countries. Movistar Series will offer Telefónica’s 12 original series and a selection of Latin American productions through the group’s Movistar TV and Movistar Play platforms. The new channel will […]

Viacom strikes Movistar Play mobile streaming deal

Viacom will launch a range of TV channels and content in Latin America through a deal with mobile streaming provider Movistar Play. The deal marks the first time Movistar owner Telefónica has secured such an agreement for its mobile and broadband customers. It is also a milestone for Viacom, marking the first time it has […]

Report: Telefonica close to agreeing Spanish Netflix deal

Telefonica is reportedly close to agreeing a deal with Netflix that will see it integrate the SVOD service into its Movistar+ platform in Spain. El Español and Reuters both reported that the deal is still to being finalised, while El Confidencial reported that the agreement is due to be announced in mid-February. The deal will […]

Telefónica launches DTH service in Costa Rica

Telefónica is launching a Movistar satellite TV service in Costa Rica. The telco is differentiating its service in an already-competitive pay TV market by offering a pre-paid service, allowing users to sign up without a long-term commitment. Users can sign up for the service using their national ID cards on the movistar.cr website. Movistar then […]

Telefónica and Disney to launch new Movistar Disney channel

Spanish pay TV operator Movistar and Disney have struck a deal that will see a new channel – Movistar Disney – launch on the Movistar+ platform in December. Movistar – the brand name for Telefónica’s consumer service – and Disney will create what is the second international service co-branded between Disney and a TV platform […]

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