Spain’s National Court has rejected a bid by Telefónica, Orange and Vodafone to recover more than €1.6 billion they paid to help fund the public broadcaster RTVE.
Foreign audiovisual services such as Netflix, HBO and YouTube face the prospect of having to allocate 1.5% of their income in Spain to help fund the public broadcaster RTVE.
Rosa María Mateo, the sole administrator of the Spanish public broadcaster RTVE, is expected to be dismissed from the position this week.
Four out of 10 Spaniards watch news programmes on the public broadcaster RTVE.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz, together with its partners Cellnex and Spinner, will demonstrate live broadcast and multicast capabilities over 5G in Barcelona, Spain.
Radio Televisión Española says it will leave the Astra satellite neighbourhood at 19 degrees East later this month.
Eutelsat Communications has secured a multi-year capacity contract for its Hotbird neighbourhood with the Spanish telecommunications operator Telefonica.
The Spanish public broadcaster RTVE is looking into the possibility of changing its proprietary channel Teledeporte into a streaming service.
The tax payable by Spanish telcos to fund the public broadcaster RTVE is again causing controversy.
Spanish public broadcaster RTVE is launching its OTT service RTVE Play in Latin America, the US and Canada at the start of 2019.