Altice Europe has sold its 25% stake in the Portuguese tower company Omnel, held through its subsidiary Meo, to Cellnex for €200 million in cash.
The Spanish-language channel bouquet EspañaTV will launch in Meo in Portugal on July 22.
SPI/FilmBox’s Gametoon HD channel launches in Portugal in a new partnership with MEO.
Portugal’s communication regulator has told MEO to reduce its wholesale DTT prices.
Altice Portugal has added Brazil’s TV Globo channel on its Meo platform, available both in HD and SD.
Altice Portugal has adopted the Altice brand across its corporate communications, but local brands will remain.
Altice-owned Portugal Telecom selected the Arris VIP5662EW Ultra-HD set-top for its recently launched MEO 4K service in Portugal.
Hispasat and Portugal Telecom’s Meo platform have agreed to broadcast the Champions League final on the Sport TV channel in 4k, as well as eight of the most important matches of UEFA Euro 2016, on the RTP 4k channel.
Meo is to launch a Portuguese version of streaming service Zive.
Interactivity has provided Portugal Telecom with an important learning curve, according to Vera Vinto Pereira, MEO-TV service director.