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DoJ challenges AT&T/TW deal

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T/DirecTV’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner, suggesting that the $85.4 billion (€78.5bn) deal would substantially lessen…

India’s Bharti Airtel silent on Tata merger

Some of India’s over-supplied DTH players have been talking merger and acquisition for well over a year. One major player, Bharti Airtel, which operates the Airtel Digital TV DTH platform…

Comcast eyeing Fox deal?

Comcast eyeing Fox deal?

Following the news that Disney had held talks regarding the potential acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s major television and movie production assets, reports have emerged that US media giant Comcast…

Let the M&A musical chairs begin

Is 21st Century Fox in play? Absolutely. Who’s playing who is a more complicated question. Two weeks ago, the news was of discussions with Disney about selling TV assets. Now…

TVSquared acquires wywy

TVSquared, a specialist in TV measurement and optimisation, has acquired wywy, a provider of real-time spot-detection technology, headquartered in Germany. The acquisition also marks the opening of TVSquared’s Munich office,…

BBC buying out Scripps at UKTV?

The BBC’s commercial division is looking at stumping up £500 million (€560m) to take full control of its UKTV joint-venture with Scripps Networks Interactive, according to a report in The…

Croatian media regulator blocks sale of Nova TV

Croatia’s Electronic Media Council has ruled that there are no legal conditions for the purchase of 100 per cent of the shares of Croatian national broadcaster Nova TV by Slovenia…

Sky: Bid discount hits new low

Sky: Bid discount hits new low

Even though most observers still see the 21st Century Fox bid for the 61 per cent of Sky that it does not already control being approved by the UK’s media…

Hisense buys Toshiba’s TV brand

Hisense buys Toshiba’s TV brand

China’s Hisense Electric has bought Toshiba’s TV production, its brand, R&D and operations, effective November 14th. Hisense will purchase 95 per cent stock shares of Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation (TVS), a…

Bidding for Persidera DTT multiplexes starts Nov 20

Bidding for Persidera DTT multiplexes starts Nov 20

The bidding for Italian DTT multiplex operator Persidera will start on November 20th, when the first non-binding bids should be submitted, according to local reports. In recent days, parties that…

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