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Spain: Orange to integrate DAZN

Orange has reached an agreement with DAZN, the sports streaming platform, to distribute its service in Spain within the Orange TV content offer. Orange customers will now be able to add the DAZN La Liga package, as well as the rest of the sports offer available on the OTT platform, as part of Orange TV […]

June 23, 2022

Spain: Vodafone adds AMC+; Movistar drops channels

Vodafone Spain, following Orange’s lead, has reached an agreement with AMC Networks International Southern Europe to integrate the AMC+ VoD service with a wide catalogue of popular TV series and movies. Meanwhile, Movistar is reorganising its football offer and has dropped some 16 sports channels from its line-up – the entire block from Movistar+ La […]

June 15, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange launches Jazztel TV

Orange Spain has launched a pay-TV service for its Jazztel brand. Named Jazztel TV, it provides over 60 TV channels and 10,000 hours of VoD content for €4.95 a month. Jazztel’s fibre optic customers can gain access to the new TV service via a streaming app available on tablets, PCs, smartphones and smart TVs – […]

June 8, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil-Orange seek €6.5bn loan

MásMóvil and Orange Spain are seeking a €6.5 billion loan to complete their merger by the end of the month. Their merger will give rise to the second largest telco operator in Spain with an enterprise value of €20 billion, shared 50/50. BNP Paribas is leading the financial operation to get the loan along with […]

June 6, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

MásMóvil loses €40m in Q1

Spain’s fourth largest telco, MásMóvil, lost €40 million in the first quarter of the year, compared with a €10.4 million profit the same period last year, at a time when merger negotiations with Orange were disclosed. Total revenues, however, increased by 39 per cent to €733 million with an EBITDA of €277 million, up 51 […]

May 31, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain’s biggest telcos lose 340k pay-TV subs

Spain’s largest telcos, Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange, have lost 341,000 pay TV customers in a year, according to Q4 2021 data. Telefónica saw the biggest losses, shedding 218,000 pay-TV customers. In the first quarter of 2022, it has deepened its losses losing another 70,000 customers to stand at 3.64 million subscribers. Its pay-TV platform Movistar […]

May 23, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

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

Globecast, France Televisions Overseas, Orange partner to trial 4K pop-up channel

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media and content management, has announced that it partnered with France Televisions Overseas, and its Regionale Directorate Réunion La 1ère, to trial a 4K pop-up channel on the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion, covering the Grand Raid 2021 in late October. Globecast also worked with Orange to create […]

May 10, 2022

Africa research: 26% choose mobile operators’ SVoD apps

In May 2021, Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom launched its own mobile streaming website BAZE with local and regional short videos. In the same year, Nigerian multinational telecoms company Globacom also introduced its Glo TV mobile app offering TV channels and streaming content. Airtel, Globacom, MTN, Orange, Safaricom, Vodacom are all examples of telecommunication companies deciding […]

May 4, 2022

CommScope, Orange Moldova STB partnership

CommScope, a global player in home network solutions, has partnered with Orange Moldova to provide their subscribers with the latest generation of set tops powered by Android TV designed to provide both live television and premium streaming services. With the launch of the Orange TV Box 4K, Orange Moldova will offer their subscribers the next […]

April 28, 2022