Eurosport targets 18 million Spanish homes with Vodafone deal
Vodafone Spain has reached an agreement with Discovery Networks to add Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 to its channel portfolio, thus opening a window of 18 million potential households to the sports networks.
From 28 April Vodafone TV will include both channels in its HD offering. In addition, subscribers will have access to eight live HD channels to be programmed by Eurosport to follow tennis Grand Slam competitions. None of the networks will be included in Vodafone’s basic TV offer however. Eurosport 1 will be available for Vodafone TV Extra subscribers and both 1 and 2 will be added to Vodafone TV Total package. Both channels will be included in the multiscreen service Vodafone TV Online. With this agreement, Vodafone TV extends its sports TV offering shortly after reaching an agreement with Mediapro for Spain’s La Liga for next three seasons.
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