Spain Extends DSO Deadline

by Bob Raikes

The Spanish government has extended the deadline for digital migration to the 31st March 2015. Originally the switch was set for the 31st December 2014, but the government bowed to pressure from industry stakeholders. …

Tags:ASO (Analogue Switch Off)| Large Display Monitor| Spain| Vol 22 - Issue 01

Netflix Stays Out of Spain

by Bob Raikes

Netflix is to expand in Europe this year, but a rumoured launch in Spain (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 37) will not take place, the company has said. Netflix last year said that it …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Netflix| Pay TV| Spain| Vol 22 - Issue 01

Telefonica, Canal Plus Face Antitrust Probe

by Raverstead

The proposed acquisition by Spain’s Telefonica of pay-TV company Digital+ (known as Canal+ in Spain) is to be investigated by the Spanish competition authority, the CNMC. In a statement, the CNMC was quoted as …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Pay TV| Spain| Vol 21 - Issue 46

Spanish Government Urged to Move DTT Deadline

by Raverstead

Spanish trade bodies have urged the government to extend its DTT migration deadline (currently 31st December) by three months. The associations (Uteca, FORTA, Installers Federation Fenitel, the Consumers Association and Abertis Telecom) say that …

Tags:ASO (Analogue Switch Off)| Large Display Monitor| Spain| Vol 21 - Issue 49

Spanish Pay-TV Rose in Q2

by Raverstead

The number of pay-TV subscribers in Spain increased by 340,000 in Q2’14, says regulator CNMC, to 4.3 million. Telefonica’s Movistar service saw the largest growth, up 91% YoY to 1.2 million. Canal Plus lost …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Spain| TV Reception| Vol 21 - Issue 45

EC Unhappy About Telefonica’s Canal+ Deal

by Raverstead

The European Commission has cast further doubt on Telefonica’s proposed acquisition of Canal+ in Spain, warning that the deal is likely to have a severe impact on competition. Telefonica already owns 22% of Canal+ …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Monopolies (Anti Trust)| Spain| TV (Television)| Vol 21 - Issue 48

Signage on the Rise in Spain, Portugal…

by Raverstead

OVAB Europe has been expanding its Digital Signage Business Climate index lately, and has just released its latest for Spain and Portugal. The index rose 14.77 points, to 54.74. After more than two years …

Tags:Digital Signage Federation Europe (was OVAB)| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Portugal| Spain| Vol 21 - Issue 49

LG Chooses Informática

by Raverstead

Informática Megasur, in Spain, in now distributing LG’s smartphones and tablets.

Tags:Distributors| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| Smartphones| Spain| tablets| Vol 21 - Issue 44

ZTE Sees Brightstar

by Raverstead

Brightstar 20:20 has been chosen by ZTE as the official distributor for its smartphones and tablets in Spain.

Tags:Distributors| Large Display Monitor| Smartphones| Spain| tablets| Vol 21 - Issue 44| ZTE

Spain Not Ready for Digital

by Raverstead

More than 1.8 million Spaniards (around 4% of the population) could lose DTT services after the country’s digital switchover is completed on 1st January. People living in areas that are traditionally difficult to distribute …

Tags:ASO (Analogue Switch Off)| Large Display Monitor| Spain| Terrestrial (DTT)| Vol 21 - Issue 48

Spanish Pay-TV Grows With Multi-Play

by Super User

Pay-TV adoption in Spain is being boosted by combination packages, which roll five services (mobile and landline phone; mobile and fixed internet; and TV) into a single product. According to Spanish regulator the CNMC, …

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