Advanced Television


LaLiga earns Diamond Play Button on YouTube

LaLiga has become the first football league in the world to reach 10 million subscribers on YouTube, thereby earning LaLiga the distinction of Diamond Play Button, which the platform rewards when a client reaches the ten million subscribers mark. LaLiga’s YouTube channel has accumulated more than 3,000 million views. In the Sports category, only 19 […]

April 5, 2024

Mediapro Mexico houses beIN Sports production

The Mediapro facilities in Mexico City are now home to the new beIN Sports production centre, the sports content TV network. In the agreement the group will be putting its human and technical resources at the channel’s disposal for broadcast production as well as the facilities, a set, a control room and six commentary booths. […]

March 11, 2024

CaixaForum+ reports 170,000+ users

CaixaForum+, the free online platform supported by Spain’s la Caixa Foundation, has celebrated its first anniversary with more than 170,000 users. The OTT service, developed by Mediapro, and specialising in cultural and scientific topics, has also just launched an app available on a number of smart TV brands. Since its launch, the platform has notched […]

February 19, 2024

Mediapro reorganises structure

Following the exit of Mediapro president Jaume Roures, the Spanish TV group has changed the structure of the company with the creation of two divisions and the appointment of new top executives. The company has set up the Channels and Platforms unit led by Daniel Margalef, responsible for all actions related to production and distribution […]

January 30, 2024From David Del Valle in Madrid

Mediapro, Microsoft launch AI and Synthetic Media lab

Mediapro has announced the launch of an Artificial Intelligence and Synthetic Media Laboratory in collaboration with Microsoft. Both companies will share their technological and business knowhow in order to develop vital solutions for the audiovisual industry. Mediapro says this collaboration will allow it to respond to market opportunities and needs with technological innovation and in-depth […]

January 30, 2024

Mediapro, BBC Studios partner on Famous Five series

The Mediapro Studio has announced an agreement with BBC Studios to partner on the upcoming The Famous Five series. The production partnership includes rights to distribute in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. The Famous Five is based on the classic young adult novels by English author Enid Blyton. The series is co-created and produced by […]

December 22, 2023

Mediapro production for World Karate Federation

Mediapro, through Broadcast and Media Services, its division specialising in audiovisual services, will produce the main competitions of the World Karate Federation throughout 2024-25. The goal of the agreement between the audiovisual group and the leading representative body for karate is to enhance the generation and quality of content and thereby boost audiences for these […]

December 15, 2023

Roures sells Mediapro stake

Following his dismissal as president of Spanish TV Mediapro in October, Jaume Roures has sold his 5 per cent stake in the company to Chinese Fund Orient Hontai – which now controls 85 per cent of the group. The other shareholders are Tatxo Benet with a 5 per cent stake and the UK’s WPP with […]

November 14, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Mediapro host broadcaster for Pan American Games

The Corporation of the Santiago 2023 XIX Pan American Games has selected Mediapro as host broadcaster for the Chile 2023 Pan American and Parapan American Games. This is the second time in a row that Mediapro has been selected to be responsible for the production of this multi-sport event held between October 18th and November […]

November 10, 2023

3/24 transitions to IP technology with Sony

The CCMA group (Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals) and Sony are collaborating with system integrator Unitecnic to provide the news channel 3/24 with the technology and infrastructure necessary for the transition to IP. CCMA decided a few years ago that its future involved a transformation to IP. To undertake this major project of upgrading its […]

November 7, 2023