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Motorola backs BlackArrow ad targeting

BlackArrow, a company that provides advertising products for “new TV” platforms, has raised funding from Motorola through its investment arm, Motorola Ventures. The company says that the investment is an…

Eutelsat key investor will stay aboard

Paris-based The Strategic Investment Fund, Eutelsat’s second largest shareholder with a 25 per cent stake, said yesterday that it had no intention to withdraw from the satellite operator. “The performance…

PrimaCom acquired by lenders in debt-for-equity swap

The lenders of German cable operator PrimaCom have confirmed that they have taken over the company in a debt-for-equity swap. In exchange for writing down PrimaCom’s loans, the lenders –…

Zee News growth

Earlier this week it was India’s Dish TV that was making headlines with its plan to raise another $200 million of capital. Today it is another Subhash Chandra-linked operation, Zee…

India’s Dish TV raising $200m in new equity

Subhash Chandra’s Dish TV pay-TV operation in India is to raise $200 million in order to fund expansion. Dish TV is India’s largest DTH broadcaster. Dish TV has already tabled…

BBC Trust bargains for life

The future of the BBC Trust appears to have been safeguarded by agreeing  the new licence fee settlement agreed as part of the spending review. The Department for Culture, Media…

Media legacy future for Olympic Centres

Senior officials responsible for the post-2012 utilisation of the Press and Broadcast Centres at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London have confirmed their strong commitment to ensuring that the…

BBC licence fee frozen for six years and it will share it

BBC licence fee frozen for six years and it will share it

The BBC has grabbed the chance to lock in the licence fee as part of horse trading in the UK government’s round of cuts. But it has paid a heavy…

PeerTV goes for float

PeerTV, Ihe Internet TV service provider, has announced its intention to make an IPO on AIM. The Company is seeking to raise up to £6 million (E6.9m) gross in new…

Blinkx goes to City for £20m

Video search platform Blinkx is mounting a share issue equivalent to 7.5 per cent of the company in order to try and raise at least £19.5 million (E27.4m). Blinkx says:…