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F1 sale ‘a done deal’

The weekend’s Italian Formula One Grand Prix saw heightened speculation that Liberty Media’s planned acquisition of the sport was a ‘done deal’, with an announcement expected as early as Tuesday…

Altice seeks SFR share control

In addition to announcing its plans to overhaul its organisational structure, multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media company Altice is to simplify the Group’s ownership structure and enhance its…

Altice reveals ‘Altice Way’ transformation

Multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media company Altice has revealed its intention to strengthen further its industrial and operational strategy following its transformation into a leading transatlantic communications and…

Telestream buys Vidcheck

Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, announced the acquisition of UK-based Quality Control (QC) technology specialist, Vidcheck. Established in 2009, Vidcheck is recognized as a…

State approval for Com Hem Boxer Sweden acquisition

The Swedish State has approved Com Hem’s SEK 1,330 million (€144m) acquisition of pay-TV operator Boxer TV-Access AB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teracom Boxer Group AB. Com Hem now awaits…

Spacecom deal depends on SpaceX success

Israel-based satellite operator Spacecom is likely to be bought by China’s Xinwei Group for $285 million. But the deal is dependent on SpaceX launching Spacecom’s latest satellite into orbit on…

India: Sony Pictures buys TEN Sports

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has revealed that SPN and its affiliates have entered into definitive agreements to acquire TEN Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE) and its…

Analyst: Time is right for Fox to buy Sky

A report from Macquarie investment bank has suggested that the time was now right for a deal which would see 21st Century Fox buy the 61 per cent of Sky…

Virgin Media buying Arqiva hotspot business

Virgin Media is reportedly about to close a deal to buy UK-based Arqiva’s WiFi distribution business. Arqiva, according to the FT, has some 27,000 hotspots covering hotel rooms, airline lounges…

Liberty Media in F1 ownership race

Reports have surfaced that John Malone’s Liberty Media is seeking to take control of Formula One motor racing, with Sky News reporting that it is in detailed talks with F1’s…