Portugal


Vodafone Portugal launches new TV UX

Vodafone Portugal has launched a new advanced TV service featuring intelligent voice search, something they claim as a first for the Portuguese market, and a dedicated kids portal. The company said that the new interface includes an intelligent voice-driven search engine that uses natural language recognition and combines a number of search criteria including the […]

AMC and Atresmedia’s EspañaTV to debut in Portugal

AMC Networks International Southern Europe (AMC and Atresmedia Internacional’s Spanish-language JV EspañaTV will launch on DTH and IPTV in Portugal on July 22 on Altice Portugal’s Meo platform. The seven-channel bouquet provides channels specialised in the country’s cuisine, cinema, music, current events, series and entertainment. While Portugal marks the service’s international debut, the offering will soon be launched in the […]

Vodafone Portugal debuts public services on TV

Vodafone Portugal has launched a set of public services offerings on its TV service. Vodafone said it was responding to a call by the country’s Agência para a Modernidade Administrativa(AMA) to help improve public services over digital network as part of the country’s Simplex state administration modernisation project. Vodafone customers will be able to access […]

NOS launches multiscreen picture-in-picture

Portuguese pay TV provider NOS has launched multiscreen picture-in-picture mode, allowing users to view content while simultaneously accessing other applications and services. NOS has staked its claim to be the first operator in the market to offer picture-in-picture, with a second pop-up screen enabling users to access content from another app. NOS said that the […]

Fibroglobal agrees to lower prices but resists multicast and more bitstream offers

Portuguese fibre operator Fibroglobal has reduced its wholesale high-speed prices in the central part of the country and the Azores after regulator ANACOM intervened. Fibroglobal reduced its prices by between 30% and 66%, depending on the type of access, depending on the type of access involved. ANACOM intervened to encourage more use of the wholesale […]

Sundance TV On Demand launches in Portugal with Altice

Sundance TV On Demand is launching in Portugal as a premium service exclusive to Altice Portugal’s TV platform. The service, with a range movies and series on-demand from AMC Networks International Southern Europe, will be available on Altice’s Meo service for €2.99 a month. Sundance TV On Demand will offer Portuguese viewers access to content […]

Altice Europe bounces back with solid Q1

Multinational quad-play provider Altice Europe bounced back in the first quarter, with the company’s consumer fixed base growing by 88,000, including 63,000 fibre customers. Altice France, the group’s key operating unit, achieved a good level of customer acquisition in the first quarter in a market with fewer promotions. Altice France also grew its mobile base […]

Meo launches Disney pop-up channel

Altice-owned Portuguese pay TV and telecom operator Meo has launched a new pop-up channel from Disney, Disney WOW! The channel, aimed at the 6-11 year-old audience segment, includes action, adventure and comedy series. Shows on the channel include Mech-X4, Lab Rats and Wasabi Warriors. The channel’s launch is timed to coincide with the Portuguese school […]

Altice sees strong subscriber recovery but revenues dip

Altice Europe has seen a strong recovery in subscriber numbers in France and growth in Portugal, but its revenues for 2018 dipped. Altice France/SFR attracted 1.3 million customers in the course of the year, more than the number of customers lost over the three years since Altice’s acquisition of SFR. The French unit saw churn […]

Vivid extends reach in Croatia and Portugal

Adult channel provider Vivid Entertainment has extended its reach in Europe with carriage deals in Croatia and Portugal Vivid has secured carriage for its services with T-Hrvatski Telekom’s two services in Croatia – Iskon and MAXtv, the country’s largest IPTV and DTH platform. Vivid Touch, which launched on Iskon at the beginning of the year, […]

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