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Orange rules out any interest in Euskaltel

Orange has ruled out acquiring regional Spanish cable operator Euskaltel in whole or in part, leading to an immediate fall in the share price of the latter. Orange told Bloomberg that it had ruled out any type of transaction with Euskaltel, ending speculation that the company was looking to consolidate the regional player to extend […]

Orange Spain offering free Netflix for six months to push Love de su Vida

Orange España has introduced what it is pitching as a flexible convergent offering that enables consumers to take only the services that they really need, bundled with a free Netflix subscription for six months for customers that use its services more intensively. From January 21, the Love de su Vida offering will enable new and […]

Euskaltel adds Amazon Prime Video, Orange speculation mounts

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has become the first operator in the country to integrate the Amazon Prime Video service into its set-tops. The Amazon service will be available to Euskaltel subscribers equipped with Android TV boxes. The move will make Amazon Prime originals such as Six Dreams, The Grand Tour, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, […]

Orange Spain reportedly mulling Euskaltel move

Orange España is mulling a possible move to acquire northern Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel, according to local reports. According to El Economista, citing unnamed sources, Orange – Spain’s number three operator ­after Telefónica and Vodafone – is still at an early stage of a possible acquisition of the Basque Country-based player, but has been […]

France Télévisions reportedly in talks with Molotov

French linear OTT TV service Molotov has ended talks about a possible sale to Orange and has opened negotiations with public broadcaster France Télévisions, which could look to use the OTT provider’s platform to accelerate its digital transformation, according to a report by news magazine L’Express. According to L’Express, citing an unnamed source, France Télévisions […]

Orange sets out innovation strategy at Show Hello event

Orange set out its ‘inclusive innovation’ strategy at its Show Hello event in Paris yesterday, highlighting connected home innovations like its forthcoming Djingo smart speaker and detailing its 5G rollout plans. Orange said that 5G is gradually being deployed on existing 4G sites and will be installed in 17 European cities in 2019 and ready […]

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 […]

Orange capturing Vodafone customers in Spain as football strategy pays

Orange has estimated that it has captured 30% of Vodafone España customers who moved to other providers following the latter’s decision to forego key Spanish football rights, leaving the way open for Telefónica and Orange to target customers interested in premium sports. Speaking to analysts after the telecom giant reported solid Q3 results, deputy CEO […]

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