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Spain: RTVE signs Movistar distribution deal

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE and Telefónica Audiovisual Digital have signed a three year agreement to distribute all RTVE channels (La 1, La 2, Canal 24 Horas, Clan and Teledeporte) on Movistar Plus for the next three years. The deal also brings regional news programmes from all around Spain to the platform. The deal includes all […]

February 5, 2024From David Del Valle in Madrid

Movistar Plus+ acquires LIV Golf League rights

Movistar Plus+ has announced an agreement with LIV Golf League to exclusively broadcast the tournament in Spain.This recently created tournament (2022) is a professional golf tour whose name (LIV) refers to the total number of holes to be played in each event (54 in Roman numerals, corresponding to 3 rounds of 18 holes). The competition […]

January 29, 2024

Spain: Movistar Plus+ to launch SkyShowtime

Movistar Plus+ and SkyShowtime have announced a multi-year agreement, bringing SkyShowtime to Telefónica’s TV offering. From early 2024, Movistar Plus+ will becomes the first Spanish operator to launch SkyShowtime, with its exclusive selection of international and Spanish-language series and theatrical releases from Paramount and Universal. The service will be included in the Ficción miMovistar package. […]

December 15, 2023

Spain: O2 adds discounted Movistar Plus OTT

Telefónica’s second brand, O2, has revamped its services and added pay-TV to its offering with the launch of the Movistar Plus OTT platform. O2 subscribers in Spain will now be able to watch Movistar Plus at a cheaper price of €12 a month compared to €14 through other operators. ustomers have to go to its […]

October 26, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Movistar Plus+’s La Mesías heading to HBO LATAM

Movistar Plus+ International has closed a deal with HBO LATAM for the acquisition of  ‘La Mesías’ rights in its territory. The 7 episodes of the series will be seen on the Latin American platform.‘La Mesías’ comes to join many Movistar Plus+ original titles that have already crossed our borders. It is a Movistar Plus+ Original […]

October 16, 2023

Movistar Plus+ launches August 1

Telefónica’s new OTT service Movistar Plus+ will be available from August 1st for €11 a month for existing Movistar subscribers and €14 a month for new customers. Movistar Plus+ will offer programming based on sports, series, cinema, documentaries and a different pop-up channel every month. It will include a football match from La Liga every […]

July 21, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

New executive appointments at Movistar Plus

Telefónica has appointed Rosauro Varo, current vice president of media group Prisa, as vice president of Movistar Plus. Additionally, the company has added two new members to the Movistar Plus board in Verónica Pascual, current member of Telefónica board, and Iván Bohórquez, founder of Smartener. Sergio Oslé will continue his role as president of Movistar […]

May 31, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Movistar drops Canal Toro

Canal Toro, a TV channel in Spain dedicated to bullfighting, will cease its transmissions following Movistar Plus failing to keep the TV rights to the main bullfighting festivals in Madrid and Seville. The announced launch of a dedicated bullfighting streaming platform, branded OneToro, has contributed to the closure of Canal Toro, which has been in […]

February 14, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Magine Pro powers FlixOlé on Movistar Plus+

FlixOlé, thr Spanish streaming service, recently announced an expansion to their direct to consumer offering in partnership with Telefonica’s pay TV Movistar Plus+. Magine Pro in collaboration with FlixOlé and Telefonica, developed a custom set-top-box application for use on Movistar’s 4 Million Households. Magine Pro has been the technology partner to Spanish movie streamer FlixOlé […]

December 14, 2022

Movistar Plus adds VoD FlixOlé

Spain’s largest pay TV platform, Movistar Plus, has integrated the cinema VoD service FlixOlé into its service through its 4K STB. Subscribers will have access to over 4,000 cinema titles, including recently released Spanish productions as well as a library of classic titles. In addition the service has a wide catalogue of European films, westerns […]

December 2, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid