Movistar Plus+ adds FlixOlé; MásMóvil adds LaLiga Smartbank

Spanish pay TV operator Movistar Plus+, owned by Telefónica, has integrated Spanish home-grown movie streamer FlixOlé into its TV offering. The move means that Movistar Plus+ customers will be able to access FlixOlé’s catalogue of over 4,000 movie titles, including both re-mastered classics and recent releases. The subscription service includes movies from directors including José […]

Movistar+ secures FIFA World Cup pay TV package in Spain

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup just a few weeks away, the rush of last-minute rights deals continues. The latest deal sees Telefonica-owned Movistar+ secure rights to all 64 games in Spain from rights holder Mediapro. Movistar will air the event in its entirety via a dedicated PayTV channel, which will also include highlights and […]

Spain’s second-tier league to launch standalone channel with distribution across 10 platforms

LaLiga Segunda, the second tier of Spanish domestic football, has agreed non-exclusive broadcast deals with ten different platforms. Telefonica’s Movistar, the incumbent rights holder which previously paid around US$40 million per season for the rights, will carry the league’s new dedicated channel. LaLiga SmartBank TV will also be carried by Orange, Amazon Prime Video, Euskaltel, […]

Movistar Plus+ launching TV-commerce app as part of AWS partnership

Telefónica is launching a TV-commerce app on its Movistar Plus+ service as part of a wide-ranging partnership with Amazon Web Services. The new app will allow Movistar Plus+ users to browse over 20,000 home products a wide selection of products available on through a new addition to its Living App collection, Selección Hogar de […]

Movistar Plus+ adds Twitter to Living Apps collection

Spanish telco Telefónica’s pay TV service Movistar Plus+ has added Twitter to its Living Apps offering, bringing a variety of music, sports, travel, technology, culture, comedy and movies and series content to TV screens.   The move means that over 1.5 million Movistar Plus+ subscribers will be able to view Twitter’s Living App content on […]

Movistar+ reportedly in talks with DAZN over LaLiga, Euskaltel strikes partnership

Spanish pay TV operator Movistar+ is reportedly in talks with sports streamer DAZN to gain the right to show all matches of LaLiga. In news first reported by, the Telefónica-owned operator is seeking to secure the right to show the 45% of LaLiga matches to which it currently does not have access. According to […]

Movistar+ renews Netflix agreement for five years

Telefónica-owned pay TV operator Movistar+ has renewed its carriage agreement with Netflix for a further five years. The deal, which follows one originally signed in 2018, will see the pair extend their partnership until 2026, enabling Movistar Fusión customers to sign up for and view Netflix. Shows airing on Netflix in Spain over the coming […]

Movistar+ and LaLiga secure means to force ISPs to block pirate sites

Telefónica’s streaming service Movistar+ and LaLiga have secured a Spanish court ruling that they say will oblige internet service providers to take immediate action to block pirate streaming sites. A Barcelona commercial court ruled that the country’s main ISPs – Vodafone, Orange, MásMóvil, Digimóbil and Telefónica España – should take measures to block pirate websites […]

DAZN and Movistar+ divide LaLiga rights

Spain’s LaLiga has sold domestic broadcast rights for the next five seasons of the league to sports streamer DAZN and Telefónica’s Movistar+ for a total of €4.95 billion. Movistar+ will broadcast a total of five matches per matchday plus three full matchdays, while DAZN will broadcast five matches per matchday. LaLiga said that the total […]

Movistar+ integrates Amazon Prime Video

Telefónica’s pay TV service Movistar+ and Amazon have consolidated their partnership to include Amazon Prime Video in the user experience of the Movistar+ platform. The integrated offering is being launched in a progressive implementation to be completed on November 24. Movistar+ customers with a Prime subscription will be able to access Prime Video easily without leaving the service, with both […]

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