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Study: Live TV no longer 1st viewing choice

Study: Live TV no longer 1st viewing choice

According to findings from Decoding the Default, the annual study by Hub Entertainment Research which tracks the TV sources US consumers consider their go-to viewing platform, there is a continuing…

Mediaset to broadcast Serie A

Mediaset to broadcast Serie A

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has reached an agreement with digital sports content and media group Perform for the broadcasting of selected Serie A football games and the entire Serie B championship.…

£14/share floor set for Disney Sky bid

The UK’s Panel on Takeovers and Mergers – which administers the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers – has ruled that Disney must offer £14 a share for Sky if…

COBA: Brexit White Paper offers little clarity

COBA: Brexit White Paper offers little clarity

The Government’s White Paper on Brexit offers little clarity for the UK’s £1 billion (€1.13bn) international broadcasting sector, according to the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA), the trade body for commercial…

Eleven Sports launching UK sports channels

Global sports provider Eleven Sports has announced a strategic partnership with IMG in the UK and Ireland for the launch of two new sports channels that will include exclusive rights…

Italian media market worth €14.75bn

Italian media market worth €14.75bn

The Italian media sector in 2017 achieved a turnover of €14.75 billion, down 0.9 per cent year-on-year, with TV and radio contributing €8.95 billion (-2 per cent). In the TV…

Comcast tables £26bn for Sky

Comcast has raised its bid for Sky, valuing the pay-TV giant at £26 billion and trumping yesterday’s Fox bid of £24.5 billion (€27.7bn, $32.4bn). It tops Comcast’s previous £22 billion…

Culture Secretary clears 21C Fox Sky bid

Newly-appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright has given his Department’s clearance for 21st Century Fox’s bid for the 61 per cent of Sky it…

FIFA Red Card for beoutQ

FIFA Red Card for beoutQ

In light of the continued illegal use of the World Cup football broadcast signal by pirate operation beoutQ, the game’s governing body FIFA has engaged counsel to take legal action…

Fox tops Comcast Sky bid

Fox tops Comcast Sky bid

21st Century Fox has increased its bid to buy the 61 per cent of Sky it does not already own in a deal that values the broadcaster at $32.5 billion,…

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