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Telefonica will start airing Netflix content in December

Wednesday 12 September 2018 | 10:02 CET | News
Telefonica will start broadcasting Netflix content on its Movistar+ pay-TV platform in Spain starting December, reports Expansion, citing Movistar+ chief Sergio Osle. The companies announced a multi-year agreement covering Europe and Latin America in May, with Osle confirming that that Netflix app will be integrated into Movistar+ set-top boxes by the end of the year. He also revealed that the company is in preliminary content talks with HBO and Amazon Prime but admitted that "negotiations are complex".

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Amazon / HBO / Netflix / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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