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Orange Spain: Revenue decline slows

Orange Spain saw its revenues fall by 4.3 per cent to €2.26 billion in the first half of the year, albeit less than the 5.1 per cent reduction the same period in 2021. By quarters, the second, was better than the first with a revenues fall of 4 per cent versus 4.6 per cent until […]

July 28, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange, MásMóvil agree Spain JV

Following the period of exclusive negotiations that began on March 8th, telcos Orange and MásMóvil have signed a binding agreement to combine their businesses in Spain. The transaction is based on an enterprise value of €18.6 billion, €7.8 billion for Orange Spain and €10.9 billion for MásMóvil. The transaction is subject to approval from antitrust […]

July 25, 2022By Colin Mann

MásMóvil sells 51% of Euskaltel network

MásMóvil has sold 51 per cent of the Basque Country-based operator’s network to a group of Basque companies under the umbrella of Bidasoa Aggregator (Asua Inversiones, Beraunberri, Inveready and Onchena) for €580 million. The new investors have undertaken to deploy a fibre optic network covering 1.2 million homes in The Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia. […]

July 21, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Romania: AMCNI expands distribution deal with Orange

AMC Networks International Central & Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) and Orange Romania Group (Orange Romania, Orange Romania Communications and NextGen Communications) has announced a multi-year renewal of the distribution agreement, securing subscribers long-term access to AMCNI’s diverse entertainment portfolio. As a result of the agreement, Orange Romania, Orange Romania Communications and NextGen Communications will broadcast […]

July 18, 2022

Spain: Orange nets all La Liga in Movistar/DAZN deal

Orange Spain has reached an agreement with Movistar and DAZN to offer all La Liga matches, and the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europe Conference League tournaments. Orange subscribers will be able to watch 10 football matches from La Liga every week (38 weeks) and all matches from the European competitions. The deal means  Movistar […]

July 12, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

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