Vodafone Spain reports Movistar-Disney deal to competition authority

Vodafone Spain has complained to the country’s competition authority about Telefónica’s deal with Disney. According to El Espanyol, Vodafone has sent a letter to the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC) which claims that the deal for Movistar to be the ‘strategic distributor’ of Disney+ violates conditions imposed upon Telefónica when it […]

DAZN steps up challenge for Champions League in Spain claims report

Sports streamer DAZN is considering a bid for the rights to the Champions League in Spain claims a new report. According to Palco23, sales agency Team Marketing is preparing to receive bids from DAZN and incumbent rights holder Telefónica. The outlet reports that the rights could be split between DAZN and Telefónica’s Movistar+, with the […]

Telefónica ties up deal for Disney+

Disney has signed an exclusive deal with Telefónica for Movistar to be the strategic distributor of Disney+ in Spain.  The announcement is not a surprise, given Telefónica’s long-standing relationship with Disney. During this relationship, Disney has launched a dedicated Movistar channel along with pop-ups for Disney-Pixar and VOD content – though the latter will now […]

Telefónica ‘working actively’ on Latin American consolidation plans

Telefónica is “working actively” on plans that could see consolidation and a change in the ownership structure of its struggling Latin American business. Speaking to analysts after the company posted its year-end numbers last week, chief financial and control officer Laura Abasolo said that the telco was “analysing all inorganic alternatives” in the region and […]

Telefónica takes hit amidst restructure

Telefónica shares took a dive in early trading after the company posted a fall profits as a result of expensive layoffs in Argentina and Mexico. Overall, the Spanish telco saw revenues drop by 4% to €12.4 billion. Concerningly for the company, it saw Q4 net loss of €202 million, significantly far away from analyst expectations […]

Telefónica launches new Movistar+ voice remote

Spanish pay TV operator Telefónica has announced the launch of a new voice remote control for Movistar+. The new remote, launching on February 24, will allow users to interact with the service through their voice and connects to the UHD and UHD Smart WiFi decoders via infra-red and Bluetooth. The remote will lean on Telefónica’s […]

DAZN close to Spanish NBA deal, claims report

Sports streamer DAZN is reportedly close to usurping Telefónica as the rights holder to the NBA in Spain. According to Palco23, DAZN is in advanced talks with the basketball league to become its principle rights holder. The outlet estimates the value of DAZN’s offer at approximately €9 million per season, an increase from Telefónica’s €7.8 […]

Business consortium looking to acquire majority in Telefónica LatAm

A group of Latin American businessmen from multiple countries have banded together to present a plan to acquire a majority stake in Telefónica’s Latin American operation outside Brazil, according to a report in Spanish daily El Mundo. According to the report, the consortium of businessmen has made a tentative offer to acquire a 51% stake […]

Euskaltel launches new mobile TV app, strikes wholesale deal with Telefónica

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel Group has launched a new mobile app that allows customers to view TV content from iOS and Android mobile devices. The new app is the first to allow all customers of the group’s three operating companies, the Basque Country-based Euskaltel, R in Galicia and Telecable in Asturias, to access on-demand […]

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