Spain


La Rioja consumers ‘prefer Netflix to TV’

A study of consumers in the La Rioja region of Spain carried out by regional cable operator Euskaltel has revealed that 50% of people prefer Netflix to regular TV and that two thirds of consumers never use a fixed phone. The study of 32,500 people in the northern Spanish region found that half say they […]

Orange Spain tests 400Gbps broadband

Orange España has tested broadband speeds of 400Gbps on its network for the first time. The service provider said that its goal was to guarantee the Quality of Service that will be needed in the coming years with an expected exponential increase in data traffic. Orange’s Spanish unit is the first in the wider Orange […]

Euskaltel begins offering services in León and La Rioja

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has begun commercialising its services in the northern Spanish regions of León and La Rioja as part of its plan to progressively expand to additional regions outside its home markets of the Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia. In León, Euskaltel is using the R brand used by its Galician subsidiary […]

Euskaltel teams up with MásMóvil for mobile equipment procurement

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has teamed up with alternative telco MásMóvil and mobile phone retailer Phone House to create a JV to procure equipment including terminals, routers and accessories. The new outfit, Mediabuying Technologies Group, has the goal of centralising purchase of mobile terminals, routers and other accessories in order to realise scale economies. […]

Vodafone Spain takes TV service to Samsung smart TVs

Vodafone España has made its TV service available via Samsung smart TVs, enabling users of Samsung 2017 and later models to access all the Vodafone TV services they subscribe to on the TV without the need for a set-top box. Vodafone said that Samsung smart TV users would be able to access full seasons of […]

Orange Spain launches two more integrated Netflix options

Orange España has launched two new packages with Netflix integrated as part of the offering that include an additional data line. The two packages – part of Orange’s overall Love-branded service offering – are Intenso Max and Experto Max. Intenso Max includes 30GB of mobile data, a mobile line with unlimited calls and another with […]

Vodafone Spain sponsors all-female eSports team

Vodafone España has taken forward its involvement in eSports by sponsoring the creation of a new all-female eSports team that will compete in Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) competitions. The five-woman team will compete in mixed and all-female events. Vodafone said that the initiative was designed to contribute to the development and growth of eSports […]

Telefónica and Orange highlight 5G TV initiatives in Spain

Telefónica and Orange España have separately teamed up with Ericsson to highlight the TV broadcast and production capabilities of 5G mobile technology. Telefónica used this week’s Mobile World Congress to demonstrate the use of 5G connections to deliver signals from 5G-connected cameras over a 5G network, with production software installed at the edge, very close […]

Euskaltel posts record profits

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has posted record profits for the full-year, up 26.6% to €62.8 million on sales of €291.6 million, up 11.2%. Euskaltel said that it had achieved growth on the back of success in selling high-value bundled products, with the number of products per customer increasing to 3.6, up from 3.5 in […]

DAZN launches in Spain, targets Brazil next

Sports streaming service DAZN launches today in Spain, with a line-up of content including English Premier League football and MotoGP motorcycle racing introduced at a press conference in Madrid attended by brand ambassadors including football manager Jose Mourinho and Brazlilan footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. – the latter also named yesterday as a brand […]

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