Vodafone Spain revamps converged offering

Vodafone España has revamped its Vodafone One converged offering, increasing the speeds available via its Ono fibre network and the mobile data volume available to customers, and making Vodafone TV available free of charge to subscribers of its Vodafone One L offering. Vodafone One will include four fixed broadband speed options – 300Mbps, 120Mbps, 50Mbps […]

Fibre drives Spanish broadband growth

Fixed broadband lines in Spain reached a total 12.83 million at the end of the first quarter, up 5.7% year-on-year, according to regulator the CNMC. According to the regulator, fibre led the growth, adding more than 100,000 lines each month for seven consecutive months to take its total to 1.933 million. March saw the addition […]

Vodafone recognises higher losses from Ono

Vodafone has estimated that cable unit Ono made losses of €642 million last year after cleaning up the company’s accounts, according to local press. Accounts filed with the companies register, the Registro Mercantil, Ono made a €642 million loss as a result of debt repurchases, impairment losses, bad debts. Senior members of Ono’s previous management […]

Carlyle reportedly looking at Telecable sale

Private equity outfit Carlyle could sell its controlling stake in Spanish regional cable operator Telecable, according to press reports. According to Reuters, citing two sources with knowledge of the matter, Carlyle has hired Goldman Sachs to advise on a possible sale of its 85% stake in the operator, which runs networks in the Asturias region […]

Vodafone Spain to launch 300Mbps

Vodafone España will launch a 300Mbps internet service both for converged fixed and mobile customers and for Fibra Ono cable customers in July, according to local reports.  Vodafone’s move follows rival Telefónica’s planned launch of a 300Mbps service as part of its Movistar Fusión offering at the beginning of June. Vodafone had earlier announced that […]

Vodafone Spain suing former Ono managers

Vodafone España is suing the former management of its cable operator arm Ono over alleged irregularities ahead of its acquisition of the company. The telco is suing former Ono president José María Castellanos, former CEO Rosalía Portela and former chief financial officer Carlos Sagasta over irregularities related to VAT payments between 2011-14. The news followed […]

Vodafone España launches Vodafone One, revamps TV services

Vodafone España has unveiled its new converged offering with the brand Vodafone One. The converged packages will be available across all outlets from April 20.  The operator is offering four high-speed internet options – 200Mbps, 120Mbps, 60Mbps and 30Mbps, including flat-rate calls to landline phones and 60 minutes of calls to mobiles, along with a […]

Vodafone tipped to adopt TiVo for Spanish TV service

Vodafone España is planning to adopt the TiVo platform used by cable unit Ono for its own TV service, according to local reports. According to local website ADSLZone.net, Vodafone plans to launch a cloud-based version of the TiVo platform currently available to Ono customers that will also be available to mobile customers, although no official […]

Ukraine Today to launch in Spain

Ukrainian news channel Ukraine Today has launched in Spain on the Ono cable network owned by Vodafone.  The deal gives the international channel access to two million homes in the country. Ukraine Today currently broadcasts via the Eutelsat Hotbird satellite position, which reaches 30-40 million households in Europe, Middle East and South Africa. Tetyana Pushnova, […]

Vodafone Spain to launch converged offering next month

Vodafone España will begin offering quad-play services in Spain from April 20 in direct competition with Telefónica, according to local reports. Vodafone and cable unit Ono will offer converged services, including 4G mobile access, at a discount for customer who sign up for one or more mobile connections, according to the reports. The move will […]