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Digital Plus Mobile, also on Movistar

October 1, 2008

From David Del Valle in Madrid Sogecable and Telefonica, the dominant telco operator, have reached an agreement to jointly launch the mobile version of the DTH platform, Digital Plus Mobile, on Movistar, Telefonica’s mobile company, through the service Emocion. The service will be available to all Movistar’s 3G clients with channels such as Canal+ movil, Cuatro movil, Jetix, Canal+ DCine movil, CNN+, Canal+ Fútbol movil, Cuatro Series, Playboy TV, Canal+ Comedia movil, Cartoon Network, Canal+ Eventos movil, Caza y Pesca or Gran Hermano (The Big Brother Channel) Digital Plus Mobile was already available on Vodafone and Orange, the other mobile phone companies.  Meanwhile, Telefonica has selected Alcatel-Lucent’s home network management solution for their customers worldwide. The first deliveries are already underway in the Czech Republic, Argentina, Peru and Spain. Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its 5580 Home Network Manager (HNM) enabling Telefonica to deliver triple-play services while providing customer homes with the necessary remote support, according to the company.….

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