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Spain: Movistar adds DAZN; Orange add AMC+

Orange Spain has reached an agreement with AMC Networks International Southern Europe to integrate the AMC+ VoD service, whilst Movistar has completed the integration of DAZN into its new offer and UHD STB. AMC+ offers an exclusive catalogue of globally popular TV and films titles, including the likes of Fear The Walking Dead and Better […]

May 11, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: Orange Q1 revenue down

Orange Spain saw a 4.6 per cent fall in revenues in the first quarter of the year to €1.13 billion, complicating its merger with MásMóvil in terms of balance of powers between the parties and the final financial value of the operation due to be completed by June. Tough competition and low cost offers in […]

April 26, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange Spain adds Rakuten TV

Orange Spain has reached an agreement with Rakuten to integrate its streaming service onto its platform. Almost 700,000 Orange’s subscribers will now have access to Videoclub Rakuten TV, offering a library of 6,000 titles. For Jorge del Puerto, head of European Partnerships at Rakuten TV, the deal “is a milestone in our strategy as we […]

April 12, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange eyes MásMóvil merger

Orange Spain, Spain’s second largest network, is exploring a merger with MásMóvil, the fourth largest telco, according to local reports. Both companies would share 50 per cent of the new group, including MasMovil’s shareholders: buyout funds KKR, Cinven and Providence. The resulting company would approach Telefonica in szie, and leapfrog Vodafone, currently the third largest. […]

February 8, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange eyes La Liga rights deals

Orange Spain is to negotiate with Movistar and DAZN, successful bidders of La Liga rights for the next five years, in order to continue offering pay-TV football to its customers. “Football is very important for our TV offer,” declared Jean François Fallacher, CEO of Orange. “We will negotiate with both companies.” Orange Spain has been […]

December 20, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange Spain to cut 485 staff

Orange Spain is set to cut 485 posts, 15 per cent of its workforce in the country, as a result of a sharp fall in revenues following the negative effects of the pandemic. It is the first round of job cuts at the company since the acquisition of Jazztel in 2016. The company will negotiate […]

May 14, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange Spain speeds up 5G deployment

Orange Spain is speeding up the deployment of 5G with coverage of 442 cities, from 38 provinces – using 5G NSA via DSS – covering 28 per cent of the Spanish population. The company plans to reach a 90 per cent coverage in 2022 and is getting ready for the forthcoming 700 MHz public auction […]

May 5, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange Spain, MásMóvil partner to deploy FTTH

Orange Spain and MásMóvil, the second and the fourth largest operators in Spain respectively, have reached an agreement to extend FTTH networks to between 2.2 and 2.7 million homes in the country. Both companies will share the new accesses for a period of 20 years and will be deployed in the next three years. MásMóvil […]

June 15, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Fallacher named Orange Spain CEO

Jean-Francois Fallacher, current CEO of Orange Polska, will become CEO of Orange Spain from September replacing Laurent Paillassot. After four years at the helm, Paillassot will leave the company to give a “new orientation to his professional career out of the group”.  Paillassot has positioned Orange Spain as the second largest telco operator in Spain […]

June 12, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid