Spain’s Telefónica has finalised the acquisition of all the shares in the pay-TV business Televisión Digital (DTS) owned by Prisa.
Italian pay-TV operator Mediaset is considering topping the €725 million offer made for Prisa’s pay-TV operations by Telefonica.
Prisa’s pay-TV business increased its revenues by 6.8% in 2012, but at the expense of a 36,374 subscriber erosion.
The strike called by unions to protest at job losses at Prisa TV, the former Sogecable, is beginning to take effect.
The launch of the new Digital+ on demand service has given a new year boost.
Prisa TV, the former Sogecable, has named Stephen Dove as its chief digital officer with a brief of transforming the company’s digital operations across Spain, Latin America and the Unted States. He will work closely with Kamal Berwhani, chief digital officer of Prisa as a whole.
Spanish news channel CNN+ is to close after Turner’s local partner Prisa pulled out of the venture. It is the first move after the entrance of hedge fund Liberty Acquisition Holdings into the Spanish media conglomerate.
Digital+ has highlighted the success of its personal video recorder and multiroom products that have increased ARPU at the Spanish satcaster as overall subscriber numbers continue to fall. As of September 30, 2010 there were 1,772,677, a further decline from the 1,899,216, and the 11th quarter of negative growth. However, this fails to tell the […]
Canal Plus chief Bertrand Méheut has said the French pay-TV operator remains interested in a return to the Spanish Digital Plus pay-TV platform.