Vodafone Qatar taps Babeleye for launch of GigaTV service

Vodafone Qatar has tapped TV and entertainment metadata Babeleye to deploy its solution for Vodafone’s GigaTV service in the country. GigaTV by Vodafone Qatar is a new smart home entertainment service with access to over 190 live channels, including premium OSN channels, and a selections of games and apps delivered via a set-top box. The […]

Vodafone Spain strikes deal to make DAZN available to TV subs

Vodafone España has struck a deal with sports streamer DAZN that will see it make all of DAZN’s packages available to its TV subscribers from tomorrow. Vodafone said that the agreement would strengthen its TV offering with content that its customers wanted and underscored its commitment to offer the broadest content offering of the highest […]

Vodafone sees ‘return to negative growth’ in Germany from MDU TV rule change

The change in German law to prevent housing associations from bundling TV with rental costs will have its “first significant impact” on cable TV leader Vodafone in the current quarter and “a return to negative growth” in the first half of its fiscal 2025 financial year, but all within the “guardrails” the company has previously […]

Vodafone rejects Iliad’s Italian offer

Vodafone has rejected Iliad Group’s upped offer to acquire its Italian operation, saying it would pursue other deals in the market, where it is struggling to turn its business around. French media and telecoms tycoon Xavier Niel’s Iliad had proposed a 50:50 merger with the creation of a NewCo that would see Vodafone receive €6.6 […]

Vodafone España to add OneToro TV to line-up

Vodafone España is to add premium subscription channel OneToro TV to its programming line-up in February. The bullfighting and all-things-bull-related channel will be available to Vodafone TV subscribers from February 8 on an à la carte basis for €14.99 a month. The operator is running a promotional offer whereby bullfighting fans who sign up before […]

Vodafone and CK Hutchison notify merger plan to CMA

Vodafone and CK Hutchison have formally notified the proposed merger of mobile operators Three UK and Vodafone UK to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) seeking approval of their planned merger. The pair are highlighting the benefits they argue a merger would bring, with Compass Lexecon producing a paper to itemize these in detail. Analyst José […]

NOS and Vodafone Portugal extend fibre sharing deal

Portuguese service providers NOS and Vodafone Portugal have expanded an existing partnership agreement to share fibre that will take their joint footprint to 3.9 million homes. The agreement builds on one concluded in 2017 and adds a further 1.1 million homes passed to the pair’s joint fibre footprint. The 2017 deal provided for the sharing […]

Vodafone 5G to give ‘referee’s eye-view’ of Baller League football

Vodafone Deutschland has struck a partnership with the Baller League, the new indoor football initiative created by Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummel, Górnik Zabrze player Lukas Podolski, former Twitter and DAZN executive Thomas de Buhr and film producer Felix Starck, that will see Vodafone broadcast live coverage of matches over 5G from the referree’s perspective. […]

Vodafone TV Play launches in Ireland

Telecommunications provider Vodafone Ireland has unveiled its new TV offering, Vodafone TV Play, all-in-one smart entertainment hub. The smart entertainment hub and soundbar  launches in Ireland after debuting in Portugal. The  product was designed by Bang & Olufsen leveraging Dolby Atmos technology. It features include hands-free Google Assistant voice control, record, playback, Bluetooth, Chromecast built-in […]

SPI International in deal with Vodafone Ireland

Canal+-owned channel and streamer distributor SPI International has signed a new channel distribution deal with Vodafone Ireland that will bring a raft of thematic channels to the cable operator’s Irish audience. Channels coming to the Vodafone Ireland platform include FilmBox Arthouse, DocuBox, Gametoon and Dizi. The complete list of channels included in the deal are: FilmBox Arthouse which carries […]

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