BBC Worldwide strikes deals in Spain

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British public broadcaster, has struck a raft of digital programming deals in Spain. The distributor has closed deals with Spanish digital platforms Telefónica, Youzee and Cameo. Telefónica is launching its new video-on-demand service with over 260 hours of BBC Worldwide content including Doctor Who, Sherlock, Misfits, Charlie & […]

Telefónica Czech Republic offers all channels for free

Telefónica is offering all of its pay TV channels on its O2TV service in the Czech Republic for free until the end of the year. The O2 Big Christmas Giveaway will offer all 80 channels to subscribers of any package until January 1. Telefónica is also doubling the recording capacity to 20 hours during the […]

Telefónica sees TV growth

Spanish telco Telefónica had 3.2 million TV customers at the end of September, up 18% year-on-year, boosted by repositioning in Brazil and Spain. In Spain, the operator had 804,000 TV customers at the end of the quarter, up 4%, with 20,000 additions in the third quarter.

Microsoft names European content partners for XBox Live TV

  The BBC, Lovefilm, Telefónica and Mediaset will be amongst the European content providers offering services on Microsoft’s Xbox Live TV service when it launches this autumn. Microsoft has announced over 40 global content partners for the service that will be available on XBox 360 games consoles connected to the internet. Other partners announced today […]

Telefónica selects JDSU for IPTV monitoring

Telefónica has deployed test and measurement specialist JDSU’s Home Performance Management solution to monitor and troubleshoot service issues for its IPTV content and on-demand services. Telefónica operates Spanish IPTV service Imagenio, which provides standard and high-definition programming to nearly 800,000 customers. JDSU’s centralised solution offers remote visibility into Imagenio’s home networks, using non-intrusive software to […]

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