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Fox Sports, Foxtel merge, IPO likely

Australian pay-TV operator Foxtel and premium channel Fox Sports are to be merged into a single company that could be listed on the stock exchange, owners News Corp and Telstra…

Viavi acquires Trilithic

Viavi acquires Trilithic

In a further consolidation of the test and monitoring sector, network service enablement specialist Viavi Solutions has acquired electronic test and measurement equipment provider Trilithic. Viavi revealed the deal as…

Discovery takes on new debt for Scripps purchase

Discovery takes on new debt for Scripps purchase

Discovery Communications is increasing its borrowing in order to part-fund its proposed purchase of Scripps Networks Interactive. Discovery is increasing its revolving credit facilities from $2 billion to $2.5 billion,…

Altice + Charter “makes no sense”

The August 10th news that French multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media group Altice is preparing a bid for US cable giant Charter Communications prompted equity analysts at MoffettNathanson to…

Altice readies Charter bid?

Altice is scoping a bid for number two US cable operator Charter Communications, according to reports. CNBC claims Altice is working with banks to finance a cash and shares offer.…

Murdoch expects Sky deal to close early in 2018

According to reports, James Murdoch says he is confident that the 21st Century Fox bid to acquire the assets of Sky that it does not already own will be approved,…

Altice aims for SFR squeeze-out

Multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media company Altice has entered into several agreements relating to the acquisition of its telco subsidiary SFR Group shares through exchanges against Altice N.V.…

Fox/Sky bid: DCMS seeks further details

The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has written to regulatory body Ofcom under section 106B(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002, seeking further clarification in relation to…

Disney to launch streaming service

Disney to launch streaming service

In a move that will eventually see it end its distribution agreement with Netflix, The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire majority ownership of direct-to-consumer streaming technology and marketing…

CNN: “No sale” says AT&T

AT&T’s Entertainment boss John Stankey says that CNN will not be sold once AT&T wraps its purchase of Time-Warner, which owns CNN and the other Turner Broadcasting assets. Speaking to…

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