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Mediaset denies pay-TV sell-off

April 15, 2013

By Chris Forrester

mediasetWeekend press reports that Mediaset is planning to sell off its Mediaset Premium pay-TV division have been firmly denied.

Italian news weekly L’Espresso had reported that Mediaset, controlled by the Berlusconi family, was in talks with arch-rival Sky Italia over a possible merger.

Those reports were denied by Mediaset, which said in statement that it “has no intention of selling a strategic asset as Mediaset Premium”.

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