Digital TV News: Telefónica

Telefónica to bid for full control of Telefónica Deutschland
Nov 8, 2023 – Telefónica has decided to make a public acquisition offer to the shareholders of Telefónica Deutschland to acquire the 28.19% of Telefónica Deutschland that it does not already own.
News categories: Telefónica, Telefónica Deutschland, Digital TV, Germany, IPTV, MandA

Telefonica selects NAGRA anti-piracy analytics for LATAM
Jul 18, 2023 – Telefónica has selected Anti-Piracy services from NAGRA (SIX:KUD.S). The solution identifies, monitors and displays pirate activity as well as alerting Telefónica to illicit patterns of activity.
News categories: NAGRA, Telefónica, Pascal Metral, Delia Álvarez, Content Protection, Digital TV, Latin America

Vodafone deploys streaming CDN with Qwilt and Cisco
Jul 11, 2023 – Qwilt and Cisco will deploy their CDN solution at Vodafone, increasing the performance of Vodafone’s streaming delivery to mobile and fixed broadband customers in Europe and Africa.
News categories: Qwilt, Vodafone, Cisco, Alon Maor, Giorgio Migliarina, Nadia Benabdallah, Africa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe

Telefónica and Síminn demonstrate 'TV roaming' using SVTA open caching
Apr 18, 2023 – Telefónica and Síminn have demonstrated the feasibility of applying the concept of 'TV Roaming' to the distribution of video services by interconnecting their CDNs using SVTA Open Caching.
News categories: Telefónica, Síminn, Broadpeak, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Iceland, QoE, Spain, Streaming

Qwilt partners with Telefónica to provide CDN services in Spain
Mar 22, 2023 – Qwilt has reached an agreement with Telefónica to make Qwilt traffic available to customers that have access to Telefónica's CDN connectivity, enabling an improved experience for end-users in Spain.
News categories: Qwilt, Telefónica, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Spain

EU clears creation of DT, Orange, Telefónica, Vodafone ad-tech JV
Feb 10, 2023 – The EU has approved unconditionally the creation of a JV by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone. The JV will offer a platform that generates a unique code allowing brands and publishers to recognize users on their websites or applications.
News categories: European Commission, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, EU, France, Germany, Italy, Regulation, Spain, UK

Ateme contribution solutions powered Movistar Plus+ World Cup broadcasts
Feb 9, 2023 – Ateme has announced that its contribution solutions enabled Movistar Plus+ to deliver UHD/HDR and Dolby Atmos World Cup content for broadcast across Spain during the 2022 World Cup tournament.
News categories: Ateme, Movistar Plus+, Julien Mandel, Manuela Martínez, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Spain, Streaming

Magine Pro develops FlixOlé app for Movistar Plus+ STBs
Dec 14, 2022 – FlixOlé has expanded its D2C reach in Spain via Telefonica's Movistar Plus+. Magine Pro, with FlixOlé and Telefonica, developed the custom application for use on Movistar set-top boxes.
News categories: Magine Pro, FlixOlé, Movistar, Matthew Wilkinson, Sophie de Mac Mahon, Apps, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Spain

Liberty Global, Telefónica, InfraVia Capital to build fibre network in the UK
Jul 29, 2022 – Liberty Global and Telefónica, together with InfraVia Capital, have agreed to set up a JV that will roll out FTTH across the UK. The partnership will initially roll out fibre to homes not currently served by Virgin Media O2.
News categories: Liberty Global, Telefónica, InfraVia Capital, Mike Fries, José María Alvarez-Pallete, Vincent Levita, Content Distribution, Fibre, UK, Venture Capital