Vodafone has added five new thematic packages to its TV offer in Spain.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined the national broadcasters Mediaset and Atresdmedia a total of €77.1 million for anti-competitive practices in the commercialisation of TV advertising.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined Telefónica €6 million for continually carrying out different discriminatory behaviours against its competitors.
Telefónica ended the third quarter with 4,088,500 pay-TV subscribers in its home market Spain.
Almost one in five (18%) Spanish homes are discontent with the pay-TV services they receive.
Vodafone has denied a report that it plans to sell its business in Spain to MasMovil.
Spain is likely to have 10 million FTTH lines by the end of the year.
IPTV is on the rise in Spain, at the expense of cable and satellite DTH, according to the laste figures from the CNMC.
Retail revenues in the Spanish telco and audiovisual sectors amounted to €6.131 billion in Q1, according to data published by the regulator CNMC.
Mediaset and Atresmedia are expected to renew their battle for football TV rights before the end of the year by bidding for the World Cup in Qatar in 2022.