The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined Atresmedia and Mediaset, the country’s two leading commercial broadcasters.
FTTH is already the main method of accessing broadband services throughout Spain.
Spain’s National Court has suspended a fine of €38.2 million imposed on the Atresmedia by the regulator CNMC.
The number of active FTTH lines in Spain exceeded 11 million for the first time in August.
TV ad revenues in Spain amounted to €318 million in the second quarter.
The number of quadruple and quintuple packages in Spain amounted to 12.5 million as of the end of the second quarter.
Spain had a total of 10.8 million FTTH lines as of the end of July, according to the latest data published by the regulator CNMC.
Four out of 10 Spaniards watch news programmes on the public broadcaster RTVE.
Half of all internet homes in Spain were already receiving OTT services such as Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime as of the second quarter of this year.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has opened a public consultation on the application of audiovisual regulation to providers of audiovisual communication services that are supported on video exchange platforms.