Spain


All Flamenco launches internationally with Orange France

All Flamenco, the first UHD TV channel dedicated to the Spanish Flamenco, has launched internationally with a distribution agreement  French operator Orange France.   The channel now forms part of the operator’s Spanish bouquet with a potential audience of almost seven million subscribers. The Spanish bouquet comprises eight channels for €6 a month, with Spanish Flamenco sitting alongside Antena 3, Star TVE, Atreseries, Canal 24 […]

Huawei launches OTT service in Spain and Italy

Huawei has launched its planned OTT TV service in Spain and Italy, focusing on users of its mobile devices in the two countries. Huawei Video, which has been available in Huawei’s home market of China for two years, comes in three variants – a subscription offering for €4.99 a month, a free-to-view variant and an […]

Telefónica: Netflix integration, a new kids app and 4K box rollout

Telefónica is to integrate Netflix in its TV service by the end of the year as part of a series of measures to boost its TV offering. The telco has also committed to revamp its service with the rollout of new set-tops and its Aura voice assistant, as well as the deployment of a new app […]

RTL Deutschland claims victory in hotel distribution legal battle

RTL Deutschland has claimed a victory in its battle against Spanish hotel chain NH for the illegal use of its broadcast signal in hotel rooms in the country. Following a year-long legal battle between the pair, the court of appeals in Alicante has ruled that the use of the TV channels in hotel rooms without […]

Vodafone Spain offering Google Home assistant

Vodafone Espana is incorporating the Google Home personal assistant as part of its connected home offering. All Vodafone One customers will be able to use the voice-controlled assistant to manage connected home applications. New and existing Vodafone One customers will be able to use the Google Home Mini without additional cost, while subscribers to other […]

Vodafone Spain strikes deal with  MásMóvil for fibre rollout

Vodafone España  has struck an agreement with alternative telco MásMóvil to share fibre infrastructure across up to 1.9 million homes over the next four years. Vodafone said the deal would enhance the optimisation and efficiency of the use of fibre infrastructure in Spain. It said that the deal would enable to increase its cable and […]

Vodafone España unveils offering for bars and clubs

Vodafone España has launched its offering for bars and clubs, including top-tier football league La Liga, second division La Liga 1|2|3, the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. In addition to top-tier football, the Vodafone TV Bares offering will include US Open, Roland Garros, Australian Open and ATP World Tour […]

Telefónica denies Champions League deal for OTT provider

Telefónica has denied doing any deal with online TV provider Opensport for Champions League football rights after the latter claimed that it had struck an agreement with the telco to transmit coverage of the tournament as part of its streaming sports offering. Telefónica told the El Español business newspaper that it had agreed to provide […]

Vodafone España bundles HBO with student fibre package

Vodafone in Spain has launched a broadband offering aimed at students with six months’ access to SVOD service HBO España included at no extra charge. The operator is providing a bundle including 120Mpbs of symmetrical broadband access via fibre for €34 a month under its youth brand Vodafone Yu. The new offering, Fibra Yuser, will […]

Mediapro strikes deal with operators for La Liga bar rights

Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro has struck a deal with Vodafone and Orange to acquire rights to La Liga for distribution in bars and clubs, according to local press. According to El País, citing unnamed sources, Mediapro is paying €120 million for the rights. Vodafone and Orange previously jointly acquired the rights to exploit La […]

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