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Ergen to buy Inmarsat?

London-based satellite operator Inmarsat is again being talked about as a take-over target. The Financial Times reported that Inmarsat could be a target for EchoStar. This time it is Charlie…

Time Warner to sell Ted Turner’s WTBS station

Time Warner to sell Ted Turner’s WTBS station

Time warner is to dispose of its broadcast station in Atlanta, Georgia, in order to side-step potential problems with the FCC over its planned merger with AT&T. Meredith Corp is…

EchoStar “ready for M&A options”

Charlie Ergen, founder of the Dish Network and EchoStar satellite operation, said the asset swaps made in January between the two businesses readied the pair for a wave of merger…

Telefónica selling 40% of Telxius to KKR

Telefónica has reached agreement with global investment firm KKR Group for the sale of up to 40 per cent of Telxius Telecom, its global telecommunications infrastructure company, for a total…

NZ: Vodafone and Sky face Court delay

NZ: Vodafone and Sky face Court delay

Vodafone New Zealand is in the process of absorbing Sky Network Television in a $2.45 billion merger agreement. But the New Zealand High Court is being asked to ‘stay’ a…

Sky and Mediaset in “advanced talks”

Sky and Mediaset in “advanced talks”

Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore is reporting that Sky and Mediaset are in “advanced talks” over the sale of Mediaset’s Premium pay-TV business. The news prompted a flash report…

FIA denies F1 sale conflict of interest

FIA denies F1 sale conflict of interest

Following the unanimous approval by the World Motor Sport Council of the change of control of Delta Topco Limited (the holding company of the Commercial Rights Holder of the FIA…

Time Warner shareholders approve AT&T merger

Time Warner shareholders have voted to adopt the merger agreement between AT&T and Time Warner, with 78 per cent of the outstanding shares of common stock voting in favour; and…

Liberty Global FY: Solid European results

International TV and broadband company Liberty Global has reported Q4 and Full Year results which reveal a European operating income of $683 million (€643m) and $558 million in Q4 2016…

Sony acquires Turner’s truTV

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN) has announced the acquisition of truTV in the UK. The deal has been struck between SPT Networks and Turner for SPT to fully own and…