Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has launched a new Red Button service based on HbbTV. Botón Rojo made its debut last Thursday with over 90,000 hours of TVE programmes, news, sports and scheduling information.
The EBU has given details of the Ultra High Definition test it is running alongside Spanish public broadcaster RTVE, Abertis Telecom, SAPEC, Sony, Apuntolapospo, UPM and URL La Salle.
Spanish public broadcaster RTVE is starting as an international distribution agency for Spanish and Latin-American channels.
Following budget cuts of €200 million, the Spanish government has said it is now reviewing the financial situation of the state broadcaster RTVE.
As the European Commission prepares to take Spain before the European Court of Justice, the beneficiary of the controversial Telco Tax says the money raised is insufficient.
The Spanish government is proposing a reduction in the amount of the so-called telco tax in an attempt to see off plans by the European Commission to take the country before the European Court.
The Spanish supreme court (El Tribunal Supremo) has dismissed the measures requested by Telefónica, Vodafone and ONO to stop the annual tax of 0.9% of their gross operating revenue to finance public broadcaster RTVE. The Ministry of the Presidency noted that the verdict reaffirms its full confidence in the legality of the law on financing […]
The European Commission will this week formally give the Spanish government two months to amend its controversial law on the financing of the public broadcaster RTVE. The Commission believes the so-called ‘Telco tax’, introduced to compensate the PSB for a loss in advertising revenues, to be illegal.
DIGITAL SWITCHOVER STRATEGIES – LONDON. Spain’s national public broadcaster RTVE will deploy two DTT multiplexes this year, one of which will carry the proprietary channel TVE HD.
The European Commission has opened a formal investigation under the EU state aid rules into the new tax based funding system for the Spanish public broadcaster RTVE.