Vodafone shall issue the Formula 1 and MotoGP 2017


The Formula 1 and MotoGP will no longer be issued exclusively by
. So has announced Antonio Coimbra, CEO of Vodafone Spain, during
a meeting with journalists held in Madrid. The maximum responsible of the
Spanish subsidiary of Vodafone, has explained to those present in the ’30 Encounter
of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy’ that Vodafone TV will offer both
categories from next season
after reaching an agreement with
Telefónica for the acquisition of the rights of both the paid content. The
respect, Coimbra has stated that it is the next logical step within the meaning of the past

It should be recalled in this aspect that Vodafone charged
Telephone during the spring of does not comply with the requirements
taxes after the purchase of DTS (Canal +)
in the matter of sale of contents
exclusive is concerned, imposed by law to prevent practices associated with the
monopoly. Vodafone then began a period of arbitration finally
resolved of ‘reasonable’ according to Antonio Coimbra. This
form, Telefónica and Vodafone have signed an agreement which ensures that
Vodafone -and the rest of operators that wish to – can to the contents
exclusive of Movistar.

Although they have not transcended figures for the acquisition of the
rights to broadcast the Formula 1 and MotoGP, it is understood that the new agreement
set a price reasonable for other operators to obtain access to these
content, in this case the two categories queens of motorsport and
motorcycling sports. In practical terms and for the user to walk, this
announcement means a higher offer to follow Formula 1 and MotoGP in different
platforms, in addition to other content associated with the world of film and
sport that, to date, possessing exclusive Telephone for your platform Movistar