Mediaset Spain pulls out of Yomvi

Mediaset España has pulled its channels from Telefónica’s Yomvi OTT platform to focus on its own MiTele platform. The move means that commercial channels Telecinco and Cuatro will no longer be available on the Telefónica platform. According to La Vanguardia newspaper, the decision to withdraw from Yomvi reflects a deteriorating relationship between the two groups, […]

Telefónica’s Yomvi passes milestone

Telefónica’s OTT TV service Yomvi now has over one million users with three million downloads each week, according to the company. The service now has a catalogue of about 15,000 titles, including 500 full series seasons. Yomvi’s use has grown from 600,000 in July to over a million currently. Telefónica’s Movistar+ TV servie has al,ost […]

Telefónica integrates Canal+ in new pay TV offering

Telefónica is launching a new pay TV offering integrating its existing Movistar TV service with Canal+ and multiscreen OTT service Yomvi. Telefónica is offering a basic package of 80 channels a range of on-demand films and programmes, a revamped Canal+ and the Yomvi under the brand Movistar+. Viewers will be able to add sports, movies […]

Canal+ OTT service sees record use for El Clasico

Spanish pay TV provider Canal+’s Yomvi OTT TV service passed a live streaming record on March 22, with a football match between Real Madrid and Barcelona being streamed to 376,000 devices, a 29% increase in device reach over the same period last year. According to technology provider Nagra, which provides the MediaLive-based platform for Yomvi, […]

Vodafone tipped to adopt TiVo for Spanish TV service

Vodafone España is planning to adopt the TiVo platform used by cable unit Ono for its own TV service, according to local reports. According to local website ADSLZone.net, Vodafone plans to launch a cloud-based version of the TiVo platform currently available to Ono customers that will also be available to mobile customers, although no official […]

Canal+ Spain launches new iPhone app for Yomvi

Canal+ Spain is launching a new version of the iPhone app for its Yomvi over-the-top TV service.  Yomvi on the iPhone will now include access to a growing number of live channels and an extended video-on-demand catalogue. Canal+ customers will be able to watch 22 live channels and a selection of VOD titles via the […]

Canal Plus Spain launches Samsung Smart TV Yomvi app

Canal Plus Spain has launched a dedicated Samsung Smart TV app for its Yomvi online TV service. The launch of the Smart TV app follows an agreement between Canal Plus and Samsung to make the former’s content available over a range of Samsung devices including Blu-ray players and home cinema systems. Yomvi gives access to […]

Canal Plus Spain in cinema OTT tie-up

Spanish cinema chain Cinesa has signed a deal with Canal Plus Spain’s online video service Yomvi to offers its customers exclusive on-demand movies and TV series. Under the deal, Odeon-UCI owned Cinesa’s registered customers can access exclusive content via a new Yomvi package called Cine y Series for €7.95 per month. This gives users unlimited […]