The Spanish platform Digital+ will add five HD channels to its offer in December. Canal+ Acción HD, Eurosport HD, Fox HD, National Geographic HD and MTVNHD will be part of the line-up,
The number of subscribers to the Spanish DTH platform Digital+ has fallen for the sixth successive quarter.
The protracted sales of process of the Spanish DTH platform Digital+ has taken a further twist, with the free-to-air channel Cuatro potentially a part of the package. The Berlusconi owned Mediaset has been named by the Italian press as a potential suitor with Telefonica on board as a local partner.
Telefonica has said it remains interested in taking a stake in Spanish satcaster Digital+, but only as a minority shareholder.
In-store Broadcasting Network (IBN), a US-based In-store narrowcasting network, has purchased 4.5% of the Spanish Prisa media group as part of a joint venture. Both companies said they want to develop a business in the distribution of digital media in shops, warehouses and supermarkets in Spain and Latin America.
The Vivendi and Telefonica consortium has set a flexible bid for the possible purchase of Digital+. The final price will depend on the development of the platform’s financial results.
Spanish stock market regulator CNMV has approved the takeover of Sogecable by media house Prisa.
Spanish DTH platform Digital+ has signed a new agreement with Hispasat to jointly market satellite television in the country. Digital+ was formed in July 2003 from the merger of Sogecable’s Canal Satelite Digital and Via Digital, which used the Astra and Hispasat satellites respectively. The merged company subsequently signed an agreement to continue to use […]