Orange Spain

Vodafone and Orange set for Amazon Prime Video in Spain

Vodafone and Orange’s Spanish units are both set to incorporate Amazon Prime Video into their offerings. Vodafone today announced a deal that will see it become the first Spanish operator to commercialise Amazon’s voice assistants Echo and Echo Dot as part of its smart home portfolio. Vodafone director of products and innovation Blanca Echániz also […]

Orange launches new Spanish SVOD service and Android TV box

FlixOlé, the first homegrown Spanish subscription video-on-demand service, focusing on Spanish movies, has officially launched and struck its first distribution partnership with Orange. The operator, which is engaged in a battle for TV subscribers with struggling Vodafone as well as market leader Telefónica in the Spanish market, has also launched its new Android-based set-top and […]

SPI/FilmBox extends reach of Fast&FunBox HD in Spain

Channel provider SPI/FilmBox has extended the reach of its channel distribution in Spain with the launch of Fast&FunBox HD on Orange TV. From November 1, the channel will bring its mix of sports and entertainment in HD to Orange subscribers in Spain. The channel channel offers 400 new hours a year of sports including car […]

Optiva and ATEME collaborate on Orange Spain VOD

Video delivery solutions provider ATEME has joined forces with Optiva Media to provide Orange Spain with a new video platform for its on-demand content. Through the use of ATEME’s Titan solution, Orange Spain will be able to use the company’s video encoding to deliver premium quality of experience to their customers, while gaining the flexibility […]

Orange España targets Vodafone subs with football offer

Orange España is to directly target rival Vodafone’s base of potentially disgruntled football fans with a low-cost football offer following Vodafone’s decision not to strike a deal with Telefónica for premium Spanish rights. Orange will offer coverage its Orange TV Fútbol service, including coverage of La Liga Santander and La Liga 1|2|3 – the Spanish […]

Orange stays committed to football in Spain following Vodafone withdrawal

Orange does not expect an expected rise in football-related costs in Spain to be particularly significant or damaging, and retaining a strong football offering remains “the right strategy” for the operator, according to Laurent Paillassot, deputy CEO of Orange Group. Speaking to analysts following Orange’s Q2 results this week, Paillasot said that Orange expected to […]

Vodafone Spain cuts football and pivots to movies and series

Vodafone España is cutting its football offering in favour of moves and series as the central focus of its TV service. The Spanish service provider said it had become unsustainable to offer the El Partizado and Champions League channels at a reasonable price for customers. It said it had declined to accept conditions laid down […]

Orange Spain launches cloud DVR and new packages

Orange España has unveiled a series of improvements to its TV offering. The Spanish operator is launching a new cloud DVR service enabling subscribers to record up to 350 hours of content for a duration of up to six months. Orange has also launched an improved app for smart TVs that it says is more […]

Orange teams up with AirTies for Spanish set-top deal

Orange Spain has partnered with set-top box firm AirTies Wireless Networks to deploy an advanced STB platform offering. AirTies said the hybrid product development will combine traditional broadcast technologies with the advanced features of IP and OTT technology, using Microsoft Smooth Streaming and PlayReady DRM. “Orange TV customers now have a seamless interface for both […]

Orange Spain taps Viaccess-Orca for TV everywhere

Orange Spain is using Viaccess-Orca’s TV everywhere platform to deliver OTT content as part of its recently re-launched TV service. Viaccess-Orca’s system is built around a unified service platform incorporating its RiGHTv service delivery platform, Connected Sentinel DRM system and Compass content discovery and recommendation system. Orange Spain’s selection of Viaccess-Orca follows a number of […]