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MásMóvil launches Agile TV Premium

MásMóvil, Spain’s fourth largest telco operator, has launched Agile TV Premium with an offer of 11 TV channels to its subscribers. The channels are: FOX, FOX Life, AXN, AXN White, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Discovery, Baby TV and Viajar. The service, so far available to MásMóvil-owned low cost Yoigo, also […]

May 26, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil sells rural FTTH network to Onivia

MásMóvil, the fourth largest telco in Spain, has sold part of its rural FTTH network to local operator Onivia in an attempt to raise funds to complete Euskaltel’s acquisition. The company received around €400 million for the network that covers 1.1 million households. With the acquisition, for its part, Onivia doubles its presence in Spain […]

May 4, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil makes Euskaltel bid

The Spanish telecoms sector looks set for further consolidation with the news that fourth-ranked operator MásMóvil has made a friendly takeover bid for Basque regional telco Euskaltel of some €2 billion. In a statement to the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), Spain’s stock market regulator, MásMóvil said that it had the agreement of […]

March 29, 2021By Colin Mann

MásMóvil reaches 26m homes with FTTH

MásMóvil, the four largest telco in Spain, claims to be the leading the deployment of FTTH in the country, now covering over 26 million homes – a milestone achieved in just five years, since the end of 2015 when it had 720,000 homes. Out of the total 14 million, 55 per cent are on its […]

March 1, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: Vodafone eyes Orange for merger plan B

Vodafone Spain has reportedly approached Orange over a possible deal in case its merger plans with MásMóvil fails. Negotiations have stalled in the MásMóvil deal over discrepancies in the control of a possible joint company, and consequently Vodafone is now exploring a joint ‘InfraCo’ with Orange – a big infrastructure company that gathers together all […]

February 2, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: ‘Vodafone has fastest 5G; Movistar slowest’

Vodafone’s 5G network is the fastest on the Spanish market, with Movistar being the slowest available. A report from consultancy firm Ookla reveals that Vodafone offers a download speed of 232 Mbps and upload speed at 37 Mbps. Orange is second with 167 Mbps and 22 Mbps, respectively. Yoigo, owned by MásMóvil, is in third […]

February 1, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Vodafone, MásMóvil hasten merger talks

Vodafone and MásMóvil, the third and the fourth largest telco operators in Spain respectively, are reportedly accelerating their consolidation plans in view of the 5G licences auction set to take place later this year. The companies are finalising an agreement, according to El Economista, that would give rise to a new joint company leading the […]

January 29, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil surpasses 2m broadband subs

MásMóvil, the #4 telco in Spain, has reached over 2 million fixed broadband subscribers in just over four years, a record time to achieve that goal in the country. More than 90 per cent of the total, some 1.8 million, are FTTH customers with the company significantly capturing a lot of FTTH subscribers in the […]

January 25, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil goes private

The fourth largest telco operator in Spain, MásMóvil, is now controlled with a 99.32 per cent by Funds KKR, Cinven and Providence, through Lorca Bidco – and has been removed from the Stock Market after eight years of operation. Speculation is increasingly mounting about a possible merger with Vodafone to become the second largest telco […]

November 4, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: MásMóvil leaving Stock Market

A shareholders meeting has given the green light for the exit of MásMóvil, the fourth largest telco in Spain, from the Stock Market. The acquisition by the funds by KKR, Cinven and Providence, owners of 90 per cent of the company, has been a success and the exit is scheduled for the beginning of November. […]

October 26, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid