Netflix eyeing Autumn launch in Spain - report

Monday 9 March 2015 | 08:35 CET | News
Netflix has begun negotiating with major studios and independent distributors in preparation for an Autumn launch of its streaming service in Spain, according to unnamed sector sources cited by business daily Expansion. The report also cites sources from LG confirming that its smart TVs will be sold in Spain with Netflix starting from September, while Samsung added that its Spanish smart TV models will be Netflix-compatible at some point this year. Netflix previously planned to launch in Spain back in 2011, but pulled back due to concerns about the country's high levels of piracy. The news

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: LG / Movistar / Netflix / Samsung / Telefonica / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Netflix to launch in Spain in October 

Published 04 Jun 2015 09:07 CET | Spain
Netflix has confirmed that it will begin offering its streaming service in Spain in October. "This autumn, internet users in ...

Movistar Series to air Outlander, unveils themed exhibition

Published 30 Mar 2015 11:21 CET | Spain
Telefonica has announced that it will begin airing the second series of historical time travel drama Outlander on an exclusive ...

Apple's success on OTT TV market depends on crucial choices

Published 18 Mar 2015 16:48 CET | United States
Apple is expected to announce in June an over-the-top TV package for broadband users, with the service starting in September, ...

Telefonica, Zodiak sign deal to air Les Revenants in Spain

Published 18 Mar 2015 15:51 CET | Spain
Telefonica has signed a deal with Zodiak Rights to broadcast the latter's International Emmy-award winning French supernatural ...

Netflix' Slovak entry holds no fear for operators, RTVS

Published 12 Mar 2015 12:58 CET | Slovakia
Slovak telecommunication operators are data capacity-ready for Netflix's entry to Slovakia, which is expected by the end of 2016 ...

Netflix could be making movies by 2018 - Innovation VP

Published 12 Mar 2015 11:00 CET | World
Netflix could be producing films and offering the same streaming film and TV service worldwide, with twice-monthly content ...

Verizon FiOS leads Netflix US ISP Speed Index in February

Published 09 Mar 2015 16:21 CET | North America
According to the Netflix ISP Speed Index for February, in the US, Charter rose two spots to No. 6 with an average speed of 3.29 ...

Movistar Series to air Powers in Spain 24 hours after US

Published 09 Mar 2015 14:53 CET | Spain
Telefonica has announced that it will be airing the comic book adaptation Powers on an exclusive basis from 11 March on its ...

Netflix expansion plans include Portugal

Published 15 Oct 2014 17:42 CET | Portugal
Still with no firm date for launch, internet streaming service Netflix has confirmed to daily Diario Economico that its expansion ...

Samsung adds more 4K content on smart TVs

Published 28 Aug 2014 16:21 CET | Europe
Samsung has announced plans to increase the amount of UHD (4K) content available on its smart TVs, Cnet reports. The company said ...

Netflix to start at EUR 7.99 a month in France - report

Published 20 Jun 2014 12:02 CET | France
When it launches in France this autumn, Netflix will charge EUR 7.99 a month for standard definition, EUR 8.99 for HD and ...

Telefonica prepares Netflix-style streaming service - report

Published 10 Jun 2014 09:51 CET | Spain
Telefonica is making final preparations to launch a Netflix-style video streaming service for movies and television series, ...

Netflix confirms European expansion later this year

Published 21 May 2014 09:17 CET | Europe
US streaming video service Netflix announced plans to launch in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Luxembourg ...

Vodafone, Netflix in UK TV, film service talks - report

Published 18 Apr 2014 08:28 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone and Netflix are in talks to launch a TV and film service in the UK , reports The Telegraph newspaper. This would allow ...