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OFFLINE: Spain’s Castellon Province among the worst for internet access in the country

Seven towns in Castellon have more than 1,000 homes each without broadband access – and the top three are major coastal tourist resorts.

Phone companies in Spain vow to stop ‘cold-calling’ during afternoon siesta

SPAIN'S top phone companies have promised to cut unsolicited calls pestering people to sign up to their services putting an end to the misery...

BREAKING NEWS: Movistar report phone and internet service breakdowns in parts of Spain

TELECOMS company Movistar has confirmed a failure in its phone and internet services in parts of Spain. Problems started appearing from around noon today(June 25). Customers...

TV streamers like Netflix and Amazon Prime continue to boost their viewing figures in Spain

HALF of Spain's homes with an internet service are now watching streamers like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or HBO. That's according to a survey conducted by...

DON’T BELIEVE A WORD: Spanish police warn of new scam involving conmen posing as Microsoft technicians

The person targeted is given a set of instructions to follow in order to install what is claimed to be a safety programme, but which is really a virus that enables the fraudsters to access the device remotely

Glovo delivery company in Spain is hacked with proof posted on the ‘dark web’

A hacker used an old administrator password to break into the computer network of Spain's fast delivery company Glovo. The firm said today(May 4) that...

WELL CONNECTED: Spain’s Valencia and Alicante aim to become major hubs for data processing centres

Data centres store all the information digitalised by companies, some of which are operative 99.99% of the time – meaning they are only switched off for 26 minutes once a year.

Artificial intelligence could manipulate the way you date, claim researchers in Spain

FOR lonely singles seeking a little love on Tinder, ‘a little’ could be all they get — because algorithms can easily manipulate matters of...

Europe’s first drone delivery service to be launched in Spain’s capital Madrid

THE Villaverde district in Madrid is poised to become the first place in Europe to try out a home delivery service using drones. Madrid’s City...

Acing it in a man’s world: Our Kate shares her journey from poker player to webmaster extraordinaire

OLIVE PRESS webmaster Kate Langshaw is thankfully used to the late nights of the media from her poker tournament days in Las Vegas. Most of...

UP, UP AND AWAY for space-bound hot air balloon ride from Spanish company

A SPANISH company is to offer a somewhat different balloon ride with a chance to hit the earth's atmosphere and get some spectacular views....

Popular La Manga holiday spot on Murcia’s Mar Menor in Spain goes digital

LA MANGA on the shores of Murcia's Mar Menor will be overhauled into a 'smart and digitalised tourist destination'. Telefonica won the contract to set...

YOU’VE GOT MAIL: Wireless internet connection overhaul planned for more than 1,500 primary schools in Spain’s Valencia region

PRIMARY schools throughout the Valencian Community will be fitted with fast and reliable Wi-Fi from March. The central government in Madrid has announced the inking...

FROM SILICON VALLEY TO THE CONVENT: Leading Valencian entrepreneur gives everything up to become a closed order nun

A 36-YEAR-OLD technological entrepreneur from Valencia who launched a hugely successful start-up company in the US’ Silicon Valley has given it all up to...

BLANK SCREENS as pirate TV supplier of ‘pay’ channels is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

A pirate TV operation has been smashed by the Policia Nacional that supplied copyrighted channels via the internet to at least 15,000 viewers in...

World-first in Spain’s Costa Blanca region as robot arm does COVID-19 swab tests

RESEARCHERS at Elche's Miguel Hernández University(UMH) have produced a world-first of a robotic arm that takes COVID-19 test swabs. A major plus is that the...

Top maritime equipment maker plumps for expansion on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ONE of the world's biggest nautical electronics firms will move its global marketing and digital transformation base to the Costa Blanca. Norwegian-based Navico already has...

Youtube to be dethroned as kid’s favourite video app in Spain

FOR years, video posting site Youtube has been the go to site to kill time for the nation's youngsters. Easy to use and easy to...

Hard cell? As Spain’s first 5G network is unveiled, the Olive Press taps into the controversial technology

Watching Love Island from the heart of the Campo also supposedly just got a whole lot easier

10 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

TECHNOLOGY and education go hand in hand. After all, there’s only so much that we can learn by repeating lists from memory or staring...

Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’

Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...

Criminals may soon be identified at airports by how they WALK thanks to British and Spanish researchers

This system could soon be in place at airports just like fingerprinting and eye-scanning technology

Madrid’s firefighters go green to reduce pollution in the city

It is estimated the move will save €18,000 and reduce emissions by 50 tonnes while the total cost of the fleet came in at €660,000.

Amazon opens sixth logistic hub in Spain

Amazon will open a sixth logistics hub in Spain this autumn. Some 650 jobs will be created as a result

Roaming charges expected to sky-rocket after Brexit

The feared hikes could see Brits pay up to €50 to stream a single song on their phone

Technology companies in Spain are soaring

The number of technology companies in Spain is up 150%




Iceland has best pension system in the world but Spain fails to make the top 20

SPAIN has failed to make the top 20 places to retire in the world.  Despite the popularity among retirees and foreign expats, Spain slipped this...


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