Jon Rahm’s controversial move to LIV Golf has helped the breakaway tour secure a two-year broadcast deal in Spain with Movistar Plus+, the OTT service of the Telefónica-owned pay-television broadcaster.

Telefónica, the leading Spanish telecoms operator, has maintained its role as the dominant domestic broadcaster of LaLiga until the end of the 2026-27 season, after the league was forced to retender two …

Movistar Plus, the Spanish pay-television broadcaster operated by telco Telefónica, has renewed an agreement to carry content offered by OTT subscription broadcaster DAZN.

The Spanish government has agreed a deal to acquire up to a 10-per-cent stake in Telefónica, in a move that will counterbalance investment in the telecoms operator from Saudi Arabia’s STC Group.

Telefónica has reduced its spend on NBA rights in Spain over the next two seasons, driving the price down thanks to an absence of competition for basketball rights in the country.

Uefa and Team Marketing have prevented the first media rights income decrease of the 2024-27 cycle, splitting residential and ‘horeca’ rights in Spain to eke out a marginal uplift.

The value of EuroLeague rights in Spain is set to fall for the first time since 2013 as limited competition in the market allowed Telefonica to secure a reduced price for the rights.

Euroleague Basketball has completed its final major media rights deal for the 2023-24 season, agreeing a deal that takes its top-tier EuroLeague competition back to Telefónica's Movistar Plus platform …

Spanish telecoms operator Telefónica has acquired rights to this month’s US Open grand slam tennis tournament.

Spanish telecoms operator Telefónica has renewed its exclusive Uefa club competition rights for a further three seasons, achieving a slight reduction in the overall cost.

Telecoms operator Telefónica is facing fresh action from Spain’s competition watchdog, the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), over its sublicensing deal with OTT subscription bro…

Spanish LaLiga club FC Barcelona has announced that it will close its in-house television channel, Barça TV.

Movistar Plus, the Spanish pay-television broadcaster operated by telco Telefónica, has appointed Enric Rojas as its new director of sport.

Media group Mediaset España has agreed a deal with telco Telefónica to show live coverage of this year’s edition of Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix.

LaLiga TV Bar, the channel operated by the governing body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football for domestic bars, restaurants and other public establishments, has agreed a sublicensing deal…

Spain’s Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC) has initiated disciplinary action against telecoms operator Telefónica over a potential breach of commitments when it acquired DTS in …

Movistar has cemented its dominance of domestic football media rights in Spain after it secured three-season agreements for domestic rights to the Copa del Rey and Spanish Super Cup, facing limited competition from DAZN.

Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica has sold rights for football’s Copa del Rey to rival operator Orange and LaLigaTV Bar, which operates in bars, restaurants and other public establishments.