Advanced Television


Spain: Third-party content dominates telco OTTs

SVOD Tracker, a measurement tool in Spain developed by AMC Networks International Southern Europe (AMCNISE) that analyses content positioning on on-demand services from streaming platforms and operators, has unveiled its results for 2022, covering more than 12 million content positions and almost 25,000 titles. Launched in 2017, the tool has already gathered more than 40 […]

February 7, 2023

MásMóvil, DAZN strike distribution deal

Sports streaming platform DAZN has closed an agreement with Spanish multiplay telco MásMóvil to distribute its service through different brands with which the MásMóvil Group markets its telecommunications services. Thanks to this agreement, customers of Yoigo, Virgin Telco, Euskaltel, R and Telecable will be able to contract DAZN directly with the operator and manage the […]

August 11, 2022

MásMóvil sells 51% of Euskaltel network

MásMóvil has sold 51 per cent of the Basque Country-based operator’s network to a group of Basque companies under the umbrella of Bidasoa Aggregator (Asua Inversiones, Beraunberri, Inveready and Onchena) for €580 million. The new investors have undertaken to deploy a fibre optic network covering 1.2 million homes in The Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia. […]

July 21, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil from loss to €189m profit; debt surges

Awaiting the merger with Orange to become the largest operator in Spain in terms of customers, MásMóvil has reported a net profit of €189 million versus €77 million losses in 2020 and €93 million in 2019. The company increased revenues by 28 per cent to €2.46 billion thanks to Euskaltel, with fourth quarter revenues reaching […]

April 5, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil/Orange: Job cuts and brand changes

The Orange and MásMóvil merger is set to bring job cuts and the elimination of smaller and low-cost brands. The companies combined manage up to 13 commercial brands, servicing some 30 million lines, both fixed broadband (over 7 million) and mobile (20.2 million) and pay-TV (1.5 million subs). The merger will bring a brand and […]

March 10, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange, MásMóvil confirm merger

Telcos Orange and MásMóvil have confirmed they are in exclusive discussions to combine their businesses in Spain. The combination would take the form of a 50-50 Joint Venture, co-controlled by Orange and MásMóvil (LORCA JVCO) with a combined enterprise valuation of €19.6 billion. Valuations are attractive for both businesses, with Orange Spain’s enterprise value at […]

March 8, 2022

t4h’s ALVA RCU wins Red Dot Design Award 2021

t4h (Tech4home), a global remote control service provider, has won the Red Dot Design Award 2021, for one of the company’s latest innovations, the ALVA RCU. This award comes for the fifth consecutive time as t4h manages to dominate the market with its innovative designs yet again. “It truly is a surreal moment for all […]

February 10, 2022

Agile Content sees revenue growth of 160% in 2021

Agile Content, a public company and provider of internet-based TV and streaming solutions, announces successful results for 2021 – becoming a leading provider of neutral video infrastructure in Europe as it executes its mission to consolidate the pay TV and OTT market. Agile Content’s combined B2B2C and B2B strategy is proven effective by its organic […]

February 2, 2022

Spain: DAZN on Euskaltel

DAZN, the sports streaming service, has reached an agreement with Euskaltel – part of the MasMovil group – to be part of the Euskaltel and Virgin Telco TV offers in Spain. Euskaltel and Virgin Telco subscribers are now able to watch DAZN through multiple devices – including Euskaltel’s 4K deco – with access to live […]

January 14, 2022

MásMóvil sells Euskaltel TV unit

MásMóvil, the fourth largest Spanish telco, has decided to sell the Euskaltel TV division to Agile Content for €32 million, soon after having completed its takeover of the Basque Country-based company. Agile Content now will add 500,000 TV subscribers from R, Telecable and Euskaltel and will move its headquarters from Barcelona to Bilbao. Agile Content […]

August 11, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid