The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined Telefónica €5 million for failing to comply with some of the obligations it undertook when acquiring the pay-TV operator DTS (the former Sogecable) in order to preserve competition in the market.
The number of active FTTH connections in Spain reached 13.2 million at the end of the second quarter.
The number FTTH lines in Spain increased by 1.1 million in the year to May 31.
Around half of Spanish household now receive pay-TV services. According to the regulator CNMC, 47.8% did so at the end of 2021.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has initiated disciplinary proceedings against Telefónica for a possible breach of commitments in the acquisition of DTS (the former Sogecable) in April 2015.
More than half of Spanish households with internet access (55.1%) used platforms such as Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime at the end of last year.
TV revenues in Spain for both FTA and pay services in 2021 were similar to those a year earlier.
Revenues from retail telecom services in Spain amounted to €6,136 million in the last quarter of 2021.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has published an update of the MARCo offer to improve conditions allowing for alternative operators to deploy new generation networks in Telefónica’s infrastructure.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has analysed the proposals of La Liga to market the audiovisual rights of its first and second divisions in Malta, Italy, Portugal and the Netherlands.