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CMA sets out Fox/Sky investigation issues

CMA sets out Fox/Sky investigation issues

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has set out more detail about what it intends to examine in its investigation into the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century…

Western European TV market worth €99bn

The TV market in Western Europe was worth €99.4 billion at the end of 2016, accounting for an annual growth rate of 1.8 per cent. This compares to a 17.5…

Analysis: Media players load up on debt

Analysis: Media players load up on debt

To badly paraphrase Archimedes: “Give me a leverage big enough, and I can move the world”, a sentiment that Ampere Analysis has identified as a key factor behind strategies from…

Foxtel revamps broadband pricing

Having recently expanded its availability of nbn (national broadband network) services Australian quad-play operator Foxtel has announced new pricing for its broadband bundling. Existing customers can access Unlimited Broadband +…

Sky Q enhances Voice Control features

Sky Q enhances Voice Control features

Sky Q customers will soon be able to enjoy new features including enhanced Voice Control via the Sky Q touch remote, a personalised menu of favourite channels and an Ultra…

Disney, Altice finalise distribution deal

Disney, Altice finalise distribution deal

Following the announcement on October 1st of a tentative carriage deal that averted a potential blackout of Disney-owned channels in nearly 2.6 million homes in the greater New York area…

Sky Cinema pop-up Halloween channel

Sky Cinema pop-up Halloween channel

Sky Cinema is bringing customers over a week of fright nights on a dedicated channel to mark the Halloween season. Sky Cinema Halloween, available from October 23rd to 31st on…

Mediaset: “Telcos distort the TV market”

The CEO of Mediaset Spain, Paolo Vasile, has accused telco operators – Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange- of distorting the TV market by inflating the prices for football TV rights. At…

Activist shareholders rebel at Sky

Activist shareholders rebel at Sky

James Murdoch will face another showdown with investors at Sky’s AGM next week as shareholders were urged to vote against his re-election as chair because of concerns about his independence.…

Africa: Pay-TV market reaches 23.7m subs

Research from Dataxis sheds light on the steady expansion of the pay-TV market in Africa. Following data publication for the second quarter of 2017, the total number of pay-tv subscribers…