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MásMóvil’s Yoigo gets LaLiga Smartbank

Spanish service provider MásMóvil has added Spain’s second division football competition, LaLiga Smartbank, to the TV line-up of its Yoigo service. Yoigo customers can now view LaLiga Smartbank via the new TV Premium Extra package from its TV service provider Agile TV together with new sport and movie channels. TV Premium Extra is available for […]

Virgin telco adds LaLiga Smartbank and movie channels to TV offering

Virgin telco, the rest-of-Spain service provider brand launched by northern Spanish cable group Euskaltel but now owned by MásMóvil, has added second-tier Spanish football LaLiga Smartbank to its TV line-up. The LaLiga Smartbank tournament will be available on channel 72 of the Virgin telco TV line-up as part of a new TV Premium Extra package. […]

Spain’s second-tier league to launch standalone channel with distribution across 10 platforms

LaLiga Segunda, the second tier of Spanish domestic football, has agreed non-exclusive broadcast deals with ten different platforms. Telefonica’s Movistar, the incumbent rights holder which previously paid around US$40 million per season for the rights, will carry the league’s new dedicated channel. LaLiga SmartBank TV will also be carried by Orange, Amazon Prime Video, Euskaltel, […]

Spain’s Virgin telco running ‘well ahead’ of target

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel Group’s recently launched Virgin telco brand, which it uses to market services in Spain outside its home turf of the Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia, has now signed up over 58,000 customers after six months of operation. The total subscriber base includes 43,000 fixed and 15,000 mobile customers, with the […]

Euskaltel launches Netflix Fan, Virgin telco passes 50k milestone

Spanish Basque Country cable operator Euskaltel has launched a new package, Netflix Fan, that includes access to Netflix and 10GB that the customer can use on any of his or her mobile lines. Broadband customers will be able to access the range of entertainment content offered by Netflix from any device and location, alongside 10GB […]

Euskaltel hails strong start for Virgin telco as COVID-19 takes its toll

Growth from Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel’s national launch under the Virgin telco brand has exceeded the company’s initial expectations, with 38,000 additions from this brand contributing to an overall net growth in the operator’s customer base of 20,000 for the quarter to September. The new operation added 21,000 fixed line customers, taking its total […]

Euskaltel sees strong take up of Virgin telco as it posts record profits

Spanish cable operator Euskaltel’s second quarter performance was boosted by what it said was record growth in profits and its customer base, with the latter boosted by the addition of the first 6,500 customers to join under the Virgin telco brand it is using for its national expansion. In the three months to June, Euskaltel […]

Euskaltel outlines Virgin telco ambition to be national Spanish player

Spanish regional operator Euskaltel has taken the first steps towards its national launch, which will see the operator provide services to the 85% of the country in which it does not yet operate under the Virgin telco brand. The operator plans to use the Virgin brand to target some 18.4 million homes across the country […]