15 DEC 2023

Movistar Plus+ becomes the first Spanish operator to launch SkyShowtime

SkyShowtime will be available to all customers of the Ficción miMovistar package from the beginning of 2024. 

15 DEC 2023

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Movistar Plus+ to launch SkyShowtime. The agreement will bring SkyShowtime’s wide range of content with major film titles and Hollywood series to Movistar Plus+’s platform. With this alliance, Movistar Plus+ reaffirms its leadership in the Spanish market and consolidates its strategy as an aggregator that already includes global and national operators

SkyShowtime will be available to all customers of the Ficción miMovistar package from the beginning of 2024. SkyShowtime will be integrated into Movistar Plus+ so that consumers have seamless and easy access through the platform's main navigation and on-demand service. In addition, a new linear channel will be launched. Movistar Plus+ and SkyShowtime announced a new multi-year agreement, bringing SkyShowtime to Telefónica's TV offering.

From early 2024, SkyShowtime, with its exclusive selection of international and Spanish-language series and the newest theatrical releases from Paramount and Universal, will be included in the Ficción miMovistar package. Movistar Plus+ becomes the first Spanish operator to launch SkyShowtime. Access to SkyShowtime's content will be integrated as part of the platform's main navigation and available on-demand. In addition, a new dedicated SkyShowtime linear channel will be launched featuring its new releases, films, and series. Subscribers of Ficción miMovistar package will be able to access an attractive entertainment offer that adds SkyShowtime’s large number of hit movies and original series, including content from the iconic brands of Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Paramount+, SHOWTIME, Sky Studios, and Peacock, as well as SkyShowtime's original series.

Cristina Burzako, CEO of Movistar Plus+, said: “We are very happy with this agreement; on the one hand, we welcome an international platform with high value and quality content, with a large number of attractive titles for our clients, which will be added to our integrated offer. On the other, we will be able to incorporate the new content in a more accessible and intuitive way for our customers.”

Monty Sarhan, CEO of SkyShowtime, stated: “This is a momentous deal for both Movistar Plus+ and SkyShowtime. We are proud to be bringing our amazing entertainment to even more subscribers in Spain. Our agreement demonstrates the importance and strength of partnerships and how we can work together to drive value for our respective businesses.”

Raquel Berzosa, Regional General Manager, Iberia, SkyShowtime, has said: “Only nine months after our launch in Spain, SkyShowtime boasts an impressive selection of great content and local original series. We are excited to bring all this to Movistar Plus+ and look forward to building on our partnership.”