The Spanish regulator CNMC has initiated disciplinary proceedings against Telefónica for a possible breach of commitments for its acquisition of DTS (the former Sogecable) in April 2015.
Sogecable retains Spanish pay-TV lead
Sogecable ended 2010 as the leading provider of pay-TV services in Spain, claiming a market share of 41.3%.
Google’s Dove flies into Prisa TV
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 […]
Capital increase to pay for Telecinco stake in Digital+
Spanish broadcaster Telecinco has launched a €499 million rights issue to fund its purchase of a 22% stake in Prisa’s Digital+ satellite pay-TV platform.
ARPU increase as Digital+ struggles against the tide
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 […]
Canal retains Spanish interest
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.
Sogecable restructuring on hold
The entrance of Mediaset’s Spanish subsidiary Telecinco into Prisa’s pay-TV business Sogecable has been dealt a major blow after the competition authority (Comisión Nacional de la Competencia) announced plans to […]
Sogecable and Astra bolster Spanish satellite HD
SES Astra is to lease another two transponders to Sogecable as part of the development of its high definition offer. The transponders will go live later this year.
Sogecable makes €90m football payment
Sogecable will continue to meet all of its contractual obligations in the transmission of live coverage from the Spanish football league, according to Ignacio Polanco, president of the pay-TV operator’s […]
Football rights back in Sogecable net
Spanish pay-TV operator Sogecable will have complete access to the country’s top flight football after a Madrid court told rights agency Mediapro to hand back the broadcast rights to first […]