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MásMóvil, DAZN strike distribution deal

Sports streaming platform DAZN has closed an agreement with Spanish multiplay telco MásMóvil to distribute its service through different brands with which the MásMóvil Group markets its telecommunications services. Thanks to this agreement, customers of Yoigo, Virgin Telco, Euskaltel, R and Telecable will be able to contract DAZN directly with the operator and manage the […]

August 11, 2022

Spain: DAZN on Euskaltel

DAZN, the sports streaming service, has reached an agreement with Euskaltel – part of the MasMovil group – to be part of the Euskaltel and Virgin Telco TV offers in Spain. Euskaltel and Virgin Telco subscribers are now able to watch DAZN through multiple devices – including Euskaltel’s 4K deco – with access to live […]

January 14, 2022

CNMC OKs MásMóvil, Euskaltel merger

Spain’s competition regulator the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), has given its first phase approval to the merger between telcos and Euskaltel. The €2 billion transaction consists of the acquisition by MásMóvil Ibercom S.A.U. of exclusive control of Euskatel, S.A. through a public offer to acquire shares representing the entire capital […]

June 17, 2021By Colin Mann

Spain: Virgin 50% off and Amazon free

Euskaltel-owned Virgin Telco has cut its subscription fee by 50 per cent, and is also offering Amazon Prime Video for free to boost subscriptions. The promotion launches just two months before its first anniversary. The platform’s 50 per cent discount will last for 6 months, whilst Prime Video will be free for a year. Virgin […]

March 8, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Euskaltel Group sees record customers & revenue

Spain’s Euskaltel Group – comprising the brands Euskaltel, R, Telecable and Virgin telco – has published its 2020 results, consolidating the growth recorded by the company over the last few years, with record figures in terms of customer base, revenue and results, thus meeting the objectives set out in its strategic plan for the year. […]

February 26, 2021

Spain: Virgin Telco’s expansion plan ahead of schedule

Virgin Telco, Euskaltel’s subsidiary for the whole Spanish market, has surpassed 50,000 customers some two months ahead of schedule following “strong growth” in October, adding 30,000 subscribers, 21,000 in fixed broadband and almost 9,000 in mobile broadband. “We are very proud of this milestone”, said CEO of Euskaltel, José Miguel García. “We have managed to […]

November 5, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Euskaltel increases profits and subs in Q3

Virgin Telco’s expansion has driven Euskaltel to a significant growth with a Q3 profit to September 30th of €52.1 million, up 24.5 per cent. In the third quarter, Virgin Telco managed to increase the number of customers by 30,000 – close to the 35,000 mark initially targeted for year end. This had a very positive […]

October 28, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Virgin Telco launch boosts Euskaltel’s results

The recent launch of Virgin Telco throughout Spain seems to have had a positive impact on Euskaltel’s performance. In the first half of the year, the nation’s fifth-largest telco managed to increase both its profit and subscribers. Up to June 2020, the company made a profit of €35.5 million, up 55 per cent versus the […]

July 24, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Euskaltel, Orange deal to reach 1.8m homes

Euskaltel, the fifth largest telco in Spain, has reached a new network agreement with Orange that will allow the Basque-Country-based company to reach at least 1.8 million FTTH homes out of the three million planned to be covered by Orange in the coming years. These FTTH homes are included in the Orange’s plan to reach […]

July 7, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Euskaltel Q1 shows financial strength

Just days after the launch of Virgin Telco, Euskaltel has posted strong financial results for the first quarter of the year. The company increased its EBITDA by 8.1 per cent, reduced its debt and returned to growth in terms of revenues. Euskaltel increased its revenues by 0.1 per cent on the same period last year […]

June 3, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid