Portugal’s Nos launches AR app as Microsoft HoloLens comes to Europe

Portuguese pay TV provider Nos has launched an augmented reality online TV app using the Microsoft HoloLens device that has just launched in Europe. HoloLens, which is launching this week in four European countries – France, Germany, Ireland and the UK – with deliveries expected in November, provides a view of the real world overlaid with […]

Nos strikes strategic partnership with Huawei

Portuguese cable and pay TV operator Nos has struck a strategic partnership with Chinese equipment supplier Huawei under which the pair will work on joint projects in the areas of networks and technology, including the video solutions business. Nos CEO Miguel Almeida and Huawei’s Portuguese country director, Chris Lu, signed memorandum of understanding to mark […]

Meo to take stake in Sport TV following Vodafone deal

Following the deal between Vodafone Portugal, Nos and Olivedesportos earlier this week, Portugal Telecom/Meo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to take a stake in sports channel Sport TV as well. Portugal Telecom/Meo said any definitive agreement would be subject to a process of due diligence. It did not give details of the size of […]

Vodafone takes stake in sport channel following reciprocity deal

Vodafone Portugal has taken a stake in sports channel Sport TV following the recent series of agreements in the country covering reciprocity of sports rights between its major pay TV operators. Sport TV, previously owned by pay TV operator Nos and Portuguese businessman Joaquin Oliveira via his Olivedesportos vehicle, is the current home of coverage […]

New UMA TV interface boosts Nos pay TV

Portuguese cable and pay TV operator Nos saw a resurgence in its pay TV business in the second quarter, with 12,900 net additions contributing to growth subscribers of 4.8% year-on-year to 1.574 million. The TV business was boosted by the June launch of Nos’s new TV user interface, UMA TV. The new service includes 4K […]

Portugal’s Meo signs up for sports reciprocity deal

Portugal’s leading operator Portugal Telecom/Meo has joined the country’s other ISPs to agree a new deal designed to ensure reciprocity of sports rights across their various platforms. Altice-owned Portugal Telecom/Meo, Nos, Vodafone and Cabovisão have all agreed a deal whereby rights to broadcasts of sporting events and rights to channels covering sporting events, including football […]

Nos launches channel, strikes sports deal with Cabovisão

Portuguese cable and pay TV operator Nos has launched its own TV channel, which will house a mix of music, movies, sport, kids and special events content. Nos said that the channel, Canal Nos, would serve as a platform to showcase its innovation in new products and services. The channel will serve as the official […]

Crime + Investigation to launch in Portugal

A+E Networks and AMC Networks have launched their Crime + Investigation channel in Portugal exclusively via operator NOS. The network is a joint venture between AMC Networks International-Iberia and A+E Networks and will be available on NOS channel 113. “Thanks to NOS, we are proud to offer widely recognised programming on an international level to […]

NOS launches next generation Uma TV service

Portuguese cable operator NOS has launched a next-generation hybrid IP video service, promising more personalisation, voice interaction and 4K content. Uma TV is designed to seamlessly integrate live, on-demand, OTT, catch-up and cloud DVR content and new Uma TV-branded apps will offer the same UI and content line-up across different screens. The new service will […]

Nos and Vodafone Portugal to share sports rights

Portuguese service providers Nos and Vodafone have struck a deal to share their national and international sports content. The deal is designed to ensure that football matches based on rights held by each player, as well as distribution rights to sports channels and football club channels. The agreement will take effect from next season, ensuring […]