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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

Telefónica calls for competition rules change

Telefónica has urged Spain’s competition regulator Comisión Nacional de Los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC) to change competition rules concerning Movistar Plus as, with the boom of streaming services, the platform has not a “dominant position” in the market anymore and therefore legal obligations on it to share premium content with others should be lifted. […]

February 24, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid