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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 […]

Euskaltel brings Virgin brand to Spain for national quad-play service

Zegona, the largest shareholder in Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel, has succeeded in its aim of bringing the Virgin brand to Spain to serve as a vehicle for the group’s national expansion. Zegona was established in 2015 by former Virgin Media executives Eamonn O’Hare and Robert Samuelson. Zegona’s long-standing relationship with the Virgin Group facilitated […]

Premier Sports to broadcast all of Arsenal’s pre-season matches

British pay television channel Premier Sports has secured the exclusive rights to Arsenal’s pre-season fixtures. The channel will air all of the club’s friendly matches building up to the 2019-20 season, starting with the match away to Boreham Wood on July 6 – a match which resulted in an 3-3 draw for a young Gunners […]

Sky and Virgin to broadcast MTV EMAs in Ultra HD

UK pay TV broadcasters Sky and Virgin TV have secured rights to air this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in ultra-high definition (UHD). Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced the deal, which will see Sky take the MTV EMAs UHD feed for the second year in a row, while Virgin TV will take the […]

Liberty Global, Virgin ranked among top UK employers

Liberty Global, Virgin and the BBC ranked among the UK’s top 10 employers, according to LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Companies list. The professional network said it had analysed “billions of actions” by its 23 million UK members to highlight the top companies professionals in the UK most want to work for. Liberty Global ranked as the […]

Unitymedia drops down Netflix’s ISP Speed Index

Unitymedia Kabel was among the major movers in Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index, with the Germany operator’s average web speed falling to 3.18 Mbps in January. Netflix noted that the internet service provider, which had ranked at the top since Netflix launched service in that country, dropped thee places in the month to eighth place. […]