DTT viewing in Spain has slumped to its lowest-ever level due to the popularity of subscription pay-TV services.
Zegona Communications has confirmed financing arrangements to increase its investment in the Spanish cable operator Euskaltel.
Spain’s two leading broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset could each be fined up to €100 million for abusing their dominant market positions to the detriment of third parties.
Orange has identified the Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel as a possible take-over target.
Spanish public broadcaster RTVE is launching its OTT service RTVE Play in Latin America, the US and Canada at the start of 2019.
Spain ended the second quarter with 6.6 million pay-TV subscribers, or 8.1% more than a year earlier.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is opening a new technology hub in Madrid to support its business services which will transfer to a new subsidiary, Eurovision Services SA, on 1 January 2019.
The sports-based internet streaming service fuboTV has expanded beyond North America, making its debut in Spain.
The UK venture capital fund Zegona expects to complete the acquisition of a further 14.9% stake in the Basque cable operator Euskaltel in the first week of February 2019.
Spain’s three leading broadcasters RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediasat have joined forces to launch a rival to Netflix and other pay services.