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Arqiva pulls IPO

Arqiva pulls IPO

UK transmission and TV facilities company Arqiva has postponed its planned Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the London stock market. The decision was unexpected, and could indicate that Arqiva is in negotiation…

Cisco selling video software unit?

Cisco selling video software unit?

Cisco Systems is reportedly looking for a buyer for its former NDS video software division, Cisco Videoscape. Bloomberg is quoting people familiar with the process, adding that Cisco is looking…

Liberty Global’s Nair to head LatAm spin-off

Liberty Global’s Nair to head LatAm spin-off

International TV and broadband company Liberty Global has announced that Balan Nair, currently Chief Technology & Innovation Officer for the company, will assume the position of President and CEO of…

EU court annuls UPC-Ziggo merger

EU court annuls UPC-Ziggo merger

The European General Court has annulled the planned merger of the UPC and Ziggo cable TV networks in the Netherlands, finding that the European Commission failed adequately to look into the…

Hispasat still in play for take-over

Madrid-based satellite operator Hispasat is still very much a potential take-over target. The name now most-frequently mentioned as being the buyer is Red Electrica De Espana (REE), the nation’s state-backed…

Brazilian approval for AT&T/TW deal

Brazil’s antitrust authority, the Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (CADE) has approved AT&T’s pending acquisition of Time Warner. “We appreciate the hard work by CADE to review and evaluate the…

Eurofins acquires My Eye Media

Eurofins Digital Testing, a global player in end-to-end quality assurance and testing services, has acquired My Eye Media to strengthen its ability to help serve multiplatform TV and video service…

MTG completes sale of Baltic broadcasting businesses

MTG has completed the sale of its Baltic broadcasting businesses to Providence Equity Partners for a total cash consideration of €100 million. The transaction is based on an Enterprise Value…

Vecima acquires Concurrent content delivery & storage business

Vecima acquires Concurrent content delivery & storage business

Media assets software and solutions specialist Concurrent Computer Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to sell all of the assets of its Content Delivery & Storage Business to Vecima…

Eutelsat acquires Noorsat

Moving to consolidate its presence in the Middle East, Eutelsat has acquired Noorsat, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group, in…