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Vodafone España steps up battle to retain subscribers

Vodafone España has stepped up its fight against Telefónica’s assault on its subscriber base by offering its TV Total package free of charge to converged customers for one year. TV Total is Vodafone’s most complete TV offering, with 120 channels and multiple on-demand services including HBO España and AXN Now exclusively. The offer will be […]

Vodafone files complaint as Telefónica targets its TV base

Vodafone has filed a complaint with Spanish markets regulator the CNMC alleging that, by offering free football for the 2018-19 season, Telefónica’s Movistar+ service is taking advantage of its dominant position in the TV sector to reinforce its position in the fibre access market. According to business news title Expansión, citing unnamed sources, Vodafone Spain […]

Orange España targets Vodafone subs with football offer

Orange España is to directly target rival Vodafone’s base of potentially disgruntled football fans with a low-cost football offer following Vodafone’s decision not to strike a deal with Telefónica for premium Spanish rights. Orange will offer coverage its Orange TV Fútbol service, including coverage of La Liga Santander and La Liga 1|2|3 – the Spanish […]

Orange stays committed to football in Spain following Vodafone withdrawal

Orange does not expect an expected rise in football-related costs in Spain to be particularly significant or damaging, and retaining a strong football offering remains “the right strategy” for the operator, according to Laurent Paillassot, deputy CEO of Orange Group. Speaking to analysts following Orange’s Q2 results this week, Paillasot said that Orange expected to […]

Vodafone sees TV base shrink as competition bites in Spain

Vodafone saw its European TV customer base shrink in the quarter to June, with the international operator being particularly hard hit by losses in Spain. Vodafone lost 32,000 TV customers in the Spanish market in the three months to June 30, compared with a loss of 24,000 for the comparable quarter last year. This followed […]

Vodafone Spain cuts football and pivots to movies and series

Vodafone España is cutting its football offering in favour of moves and series as the central focus of its TV service. The Spanish service provider said it had become unsustainable to offer the El Partizado and Champions League channels at a reasonable price for customers. It said it had declined to accept conditions laid down […]

Vodafone Greece takes control of CYTA Hellas

Vodafone’s Greek unit has completed the acquisition of CYTA Hellas, the Greek subsidiary of Cypriot telecom operator the Cypus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) for an enterprise value of €118 million, following approval by telecom and post regulator the Ethniki Epitropi Tilepikoinonion kai Tachydromeion (EETT). Vodafone had been in competition with Wind Hellas – the alternative Greek […]

Vodafone Portugal kicks off with consumer IoT services

Vodafone Portugal has launched a set of Internet of Things services for residential customers, including applications covering mobility, security and location, stealing a march on rival multi-play service providers in the country. Vodafone said it would follow up the initial launch with a series of smart home applications before the end of the year. The […]

Vodafone Romania to launch fixed internet and TV on Telekom network

Vodafone Romania has struck a wholesale agreement with Telekom Romania that will see Vodafone launch fixed internet and TV services using Telekom Romania’s fibre network in urban areas. Vodafone Romania currently offers voice and data services, as will as its 4GTV video and music streaming service. The two companies will continue to operate independently in […]

Vodafone to offer Amazon Prime Video with mobile plans

Vodafone UK has teamed up with Amazon to become the first UK mobile company to offer Amazon Prime Video as part of its mobile plans. The agreement means that Vodafone UK customers will be able to enjoy Amazon prime Video series such as The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and The Grand Tour, and forthcoming series Cloak […]

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