Vodafone España

Acorn TV launches on Vodafone TV in Spain

Best-of-British streaming service Acorn TV is to launch on Vodafone España’s TV service in Spain. The AMC Networks-owned SVOD offering, which combines UK and international English-language content, will launch on Vodafone’s network on November 3. Vodafone customers will be able to try the service out for no extra charge during November, after which it will […]

Vodafone Spain launches new convergent packages

Vodafone España has launched One Hogar Ilimitable, a new set of convergent packages combining what the company describes as the best mobile and fixed connectivity on the market with an offering that encompasses movies and series and IoT services. Vodafone said it was launching the new packages – which will be available from October 13 […]

MásMóvil denies contact with Vodafone over possible Spanish merger

Spanish alternative telecom operator MásMóvil has said it has had no contact with Vodafone following press reports that Vodafone was looking potentially to acquire it. El Economista reported yesterday that the pair had been in contact in recent days over a possible combination, citing unnamed sources. An acquisition of MásMóvil, the country’s number four operator, […]

Vodafone Spain leans on celebrity choices for new recommendation service

Vodafone España is launching a new editorially led online recommendation service for movies and series on its TV offering, featuring well known personalities and their recommendations. Vodafone said the move was intended to help its users discover the movies and series available that best met their requirements. The offering, Tienes Que Verlo (You have to […]

Vodafone España first up with Eurosport Player.

Vodafone España has become the first Spanish service provider to integrate Discovery’s Eurosport Player streamer in its TV offering. The move will enable Vodafone TV customers to watch Eurosport’s coverage of the US Open and Roland Garros tennis, the major European cycling races – the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Vuela a España, the […]

Vodafone Spain sees big impact TV viewing patterns under COVID lockdown

Vodafone España saw the number of TV minutes viewed per day jump from 213 in February to 380 in April as Spain went into lockdown, with the jump in viewing time continuing even into June, when the operator recorded an average of 267 minutes’ viewing time. Vodafone found that use of TV tripled for the […]

Vodafone Spain adds AMC Selekt to line-up

Vodafone España has become the second operator in Spain to add AMC Networks’ on-demand offering AMC Selekt to its TV service, following the launch of the service on Orange in March. AMC Selekt provides a selection of more than 5,000 programmes throughout the year, including films, series, documentaries, lifestyle programs, children’s content and music. The service […]

Vodafone Spain extends smart TV availability of service

Vodafone Spain has become the latest operator to strike a deal to provide its TV service via smart TV, in this case with Xiaomi. The operator said that the agreement would allow its customers to view TV on new platforms and that the objective was to increase the range of devices that subscribers could use […]

Spanish pay TV numbers edge up as IPTV consolidates position as leading technology

The number of pay TV subscribers in Spain grew 2.1% in the year to June, taking the total number to 6.8 million, although this represented a slight decline on the first quarter of this year, according to data compiled by Spanish regulator the CNMC.  IPTV remains the dominant mode of distribution with 4.56 million subscribers, […]

MasMovil denies it is planning to acquire Vodafone Espana

Spanish alternative telco MasMovil has swiftly moved to deny press speculation that it is involved in a potential move to acquire cable and mobile operator Vodafone Espana. The telco moved swiftly to inform markets regulator the CMNV that it was “not involved in any process of acquisition, merger or any other type of corporate transaction […]