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Vodafone Spain launching dedicated kids app

Vodafone España has teamed up with OnMobile to launch a dedicated kids app, Kids Planet, with over 3,000 episodes of content aimed at children aged three to 12. Content channels on the app include Sanrio, Planeta Junior, Highlights for Children, Lingo Kids and Motion Pictures. The app will give Vodafone customers access via a range […]

Starzplay joins revamped Vodafone TV following Spanish debut on Orange

Subscription video-on-demand streaming service Starzplay is making its content available on a revamped Vodafone España TV platform following its debut in Spain last week on Orange’s platform. All Starzplay original series and movies will be available on the Vodafone TV service as part of the Serielovers package. The Starzplay line-up will include series available on-demand […]

Vodafone confident on ultimate approval for Liberty Global deal

Vodafone has told Bloomberg that its proposed US$20.6 billion (€18.4 billion) takeover of Liberty Global’s cable assets in Germany and Eastern Europe is still on track for completion in mid-2019, despite regulatory scrutiny of the deal. The update followed news that the European Commission has sent both companies a statement of objections setting out why […]

Vodafone Qatar taps MediaKind for cloud-based multiscreen TV

Vodafone Qatar has tapped technology company MediaKind for its MediaFirst cloud-based multiscreen TV platform service. The MediaFirst deployment will enable Vodafone Qatar to launch new content over existing IPTV or OTT devices. The operator plans to deploy its new TV platform before the end of the year. According to MediaKind, Vodafone Qatar’s customers will be […]

Vodafone Deutschland completes digital switchover

Vodafone Deutschland has completed the digitisation of its cable network, following the shutting down of the last analogue TV and radio signals in Saxony-Anhalt. Vodafone said that the closure of the last analogue services in the town of Stendal meant that the operator had now freed up capacity formerly used to transmit analogue TV channels […]

EC reportedly set to warn Vodafone on Liberty Global deal

The EC is about the issue a warning to Vodafone about potentially anti-competitive effects of its acquisition of Liberty Global’s German and central European assets, according to a Reuters report. Citing unnamed sources, Reuters reports that the EC will issue a statement of objectives including a warning about its concerns ahead of the June 3 […]

Vodafone Spain takes TV service to Samsung smart TVs

Vodafone España has made its TV service available via Samsung smart TVs, enabling users of Samsung 2017 and later models to access all the Vodafone TV services they subscribe to on the TV without the need for a set-top box. Vodafone said that Samsung smart TV users would be able to access full seasons of […]

Vodafone Spain sponsors all-female eSports team

Vodafone España has taken forward its involvement in eSports by sponsoring the creation of a new all-female eSports team that will compete in Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) competitions. The five-woman team will compete in mixed and all-female events. Vodafone said that the initiative was designed to contribute to the development and growth of eSports […]

Vodafone Deutschland upgrades more homes to Gigabit speed

Vodafone Deutschland has upgraded 134,000 cable homes in the city of Lübeck in northern Germany to receive Gigabit broadband. The upgrade means that residents of the city can surf the web with download speeds of 1Gbps. Vodafone has teamed up with housing associations Neue Lübecker Norddeutsche Baugenossenschaft eG and Lübecker Buaverein eG for the launch […]

VodafoneZiggo to launch advanced TV platform, 5G amid mixed results

VodafoneZiggo, the Liberty Global-Vodafone joint venture for the Dutch market, is to launch a new advanced TV patorm and trial 5G mobile next year, according to CEO Jeroen Hoencamp. The new TV offering will include 4K UHD capability and will involve the deployment of Liberty’s new advanced set-top box during the first quarter. Hoencamp said […]

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