Vodafone Deutschland offering GigaTV on Apple TV

Vodafone Deutschland has begun providing its TV service, GigaTV, along with Apple’s premium entertainment device, the Apple TV 4K.  New and existing customers will receive Apple TV 4K on loan during their contract period directly from Vodafone. Vodafone customers will also be able to use Apple’s single sign-on process on the iPhone, iPad or Apple […]

Vodafone handed €12.25 million GDPR fine in Italy over aggressive telemarketing

Vodafone’s Italian business is facing a fine of over €12.25 million over aggressive telemarketing practices. Falling under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the fine is the third-largest to be given by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) in 2020, and the first violation by Vodafone in the country. The Garante investigation came after it […]

Vodafone becomes first DAZN pay TV reseller in Germany

  Sports streamer DAZN has announced a partnership with Vodafone in Germany, making it the first operator in the country to resell the service. The deal will allow German sports fans to add DAZN to their monthly Vodafone TV bill, with the added incentive of a discounted contract. Vodafone customers who sign up for a […]

Vodafone’s German TV base slides but Spain rises

Vodafone’s German TV base decline by 85,000 in the course of the first half of this year, reflecting what the company described as “lower retail activity during the COVID-19 pandemic and a lower premium TV customer base”. The company harmonised its TV offering across its Kabel Deutschland and Unitymedia footprints in August, taking Vodafone TV […]

Former Vodafone media head appointed global CEO at Adgile 

Paul Evans, the former global head of Media for Vodafone, has joined TV data firm Adgile Media. Evans, who has served as a board advisor for the past 12 months, joins as the company’s first global CEO and will spearhead growth across Australia with expansion into North America and Europe. The exec has more than […]

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 […]

Vodafone Spain names new CEO

Vodafone España has named Colman Deegan as its new CEO, effective from November 1. Deegan, currently head of Vodafone Turkey, will replace António Coimbra, who will continue to work with the operator in a non-executive role. Deegan, an Irish national, joined Vodafone Group in 1998 and held a number of positions in finance and M&A […]

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, […]

DAZN free six months for new Vodafone customers in Germany and Italy

Vodafone will offer its new TV subscribers free access to sports streamer DAZN for six months in Germany and Italy. The announcement builds on DAZN’s recent launch on Vodafone’s platforms in Germany and as the Bundesliga begins to build momentum for the 2020/21 season. For Germany, the operator said that new TV customers who subscribe […]