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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…

Edge takes TRX stake

Edge Investments, the specialist investment house focused on the creative industries sector, in particular media and entertainment, has taken a minority stake in Dial Square 86, the holding company for…

MPs to quiz Ofcom on Sky takeover

UK communications regulator Ofcom is to face questions from parliament’s House of Commons Digital, Culture Media and Sport Committee on October 10th. It is expected that the session will cover…

RTL completes SpotX acquisition

RTL Group has closed the transaction to take full ownership of SpotX and acquire the remaining 36.4 per cent shareholding, as announced at the presentation of RTL Group’s half-year results…

Legal challenge to Ofcom Fox/Sky merger ruling

Legal challenge to Ofcom Fox/Sky merger ruling

Global citizens movement Avaaz has launched what it describes as an “unprecedented” public interest legal challenge to Britain’s broadcasting regulator, filing papers in court seeking a judicial review of Ofcom’s…

NOS, Vodafone: Altice takeover of Media Capital ‘anti-competitive’

Portuguese operators NOS and Vodafone Portugal have opposed the planned acquisition by Altice Group of Media Capital. According to Madalena Sutcliffe, director of regulation of Vodafone Portugal, the operation cannot…

Nielsen to acquire Visual IQ

Nielsen to acquire Visual IQ

Nielsen has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Visual IQ, an independent provider of multi-touch attribution (MTA) modelling of advertising on digital platforms that helps improve ROI for brand…

Den Networks in bid talks, again

India’s Economic Times newspaper says that DEN Networks, one of the country’s largest MSOs is again involved in bid talks. The would-be acquirer is Reliance Industries, which operates a 4K…

Vimeo acquires Livestream; Launches Vimeo Live

Vimeo acquires Livestream; Launches Vimeo Live

Vimeo, the ad-free open video platform, has confirmed an agreement to acquire Livestream, the live video solution that powers over 10 million events a year. Vimeo has also rolled out…

Procera completes Sandvine acquisition

Procera Networks, a global player in Network Intelligence, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Sandvine Corporation, a provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators.…