Tag Archives: Spain

Movistar reinforces its content strategy with simultaneous premiere in Latam and Spain

“Arde Madrid” will become the first Movistar+ original series to be premiered simultaneously in Spain and Latin America, reaching a potential audience of 100 million people, the company said in a release. It will be available starting on November 8 for clients in 11 countries. In Latin America, Telefónica will air the series on Movistar [...]

Huawei launches OTT in Spain

Huawei announced that it has launched its OTT service, Huawei Video, in Spain and Italy, and with the goal of expanding to other regions. It is available for users of its mobile devices. The monthly subscription costs 4.99 (USD 5.8, the first month is free for two users) and gives access to a content [...]

Atresmedia and Televisa team up to launch telenovelas SVOD service

Atresmedia has signed an agreement with Televisa to launch Novelas Nova, a new subscription VOD service within Atresplayer that will include “the largest library of telenovelas in Spain,” according to a statement. The platform will initially offer 5,000 hours of content. Novels Nova will add series that have not been available in Spain, as well [...]

Six arrested for pay TV piracy in Spain

The Spanish Police and Europol have arrested six individuals suspected of selling devices to illegally access pay TV networks with movies, series and sporting events, Europa Press reported. According to the news agency, the devices used to pirate the content, under the brand Web TV, were developed by a company based in Galicia and had [...]

Spanish police blocks pirate websites

Spains Guardia Civil has blocked 23 websites that allowed users to download movies and other content protected by copyright. Among there are popular sites such as www.divxtotal.com and www.estrenosdtl.com, among others. The operation, named Cascada, is part of a campaign that aims to block illegal sites offering content such as movies, series and games. “This [...]

Huawei to launch video service in Spain

China’s Huawei has teamed up with Atresmedia to create the new streaming service Huawei Video, which will be launched in Spain and Italy during the first quarter of 2018.   Atresmedia will be a “key content partner”. The new service will be available on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. The platform will have a free [...]

Sky launches OTT service in Spain

Sky has introduced its new OTT streaming platform in Spain, a market where it does not offer traditional pay TV, as in other European countries. Called Sky, the service costs 10 a month (USD 12) and includes linear channels and VOD content. According to El País newspaper, the company expects to reach one million customers [...]

Sky plans to launch OTT service in Spain

Traditional pay TV operators continues to move towards streaming services. The European operator Sky recently confirmed that it plans to launch an OTT service in Spain. During the first half of our fiscal year, we intend to launch a simple and affordable OTT service in Spain, the Eurozones fourth largest economy and the market which [...]