Prisa TV

Prisa refinancing plan ‘in final stages’

Spanish pay TV and media group Prisa TV is “in the final stages” of refinancing its debt, with 70% of lenders on board with the plan, according to Prisa CEO Juan Luis Cebrian. Speaking at the firm’s annual general meeting – in his first address to Prisa’s shareholders since his appointment as CEO last July […]

Prisa TV survives tough year

Spanish pay TV and media group Prisa TV reported a net loss of €451 million after provisions to cover investments in Portugal and tax risks for the 2011 financial year. Recurring revenues were €2.7 billion, down 1.3%. Reported EBITDA was €437 million, down 1.7%. The group registered a goodwill impairment charge of €252.94 million and […]

Jazztel launches Spanish OTT service with Nagra

Spanish ISP Jazztel is launching an OTT TV service with technology from Nagravision. The Jazzbox platform will offer on-demand content, including HD programming, and live TV streaming from pay TV operator Prisa TV. Nagravision is providing Jazztel with a platform based on the one it implemented for Prisa TV for its Canal Plus Yomvi service. […]

Prisa TV appoints corporate development chief

Spanish media group Prisa has named Juan Herrero Abelló as chief financial officer and head of corporate development for its TV arm. Abelló was previously chief operating officer of Media Capital, a Prisa company.

Prisa TV launches new football channel

Spanish pay TV provider Prisa TV has this week launched a new football channel, Canal Plus Liga 2, which will offer coverage of Spanish football including five La Liga games each weekend. The launch comes after Prisa TV and rival MediaPro reached an agreement over coverage whereby Canal Plus will be able to increase its […]