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.
Movistar and Microsoft have signed a strategic agreement that will see the Telefónica-owned service offer Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, the popular Xbox gaming subscription service, to its Movistar Fusion and Mobile-Only Contract customers.
Telefónica saw its pay-TV subscriber base in Spain contract by 6.2% in the year to June 30.
Telefónica has carried out the first direct TV broadcast with 5G in Spain on the 700 MHz band.
Spain’s online advertising market generated around €3,450 million in 2019, with growth rates of 20% year-on-year.
Televisión de Galicia (CRTVG) has become the first Spanish public channel to carry out a live broadcast using 5G technology with connectivity provided by Telefónica.
Telefónica faces the prospect of paying almost €2.7 billion over the next four years for the audiovisual rights to content it has acquired.
Movistar has become the first platform in Spain to offer its customers premium scripted content from blackpills.
Vodafone has integrated the LaLigaSportsTV app into its TV service in Spain.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has urged the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to modify its proposal for the commercialisation of audiovisual rights in Spain, Europe and other international markets for the seasons 2021-24.