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Liberty Global Univision bid?

Liberty Global Univision bid?

Liberty Global’s investment arm is working with Hemisphere Media Group on a bid for Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, according to Bloomberg. “This is a small investment that Liberty Global…

India’s Dish TV and Airtel merger stalls again

Not for the first time the proposed merger between two giant Indian DTH operators, Dish TV and Bharti Airtel’s Digital TV, has hit a wall. They have failed – or…

CityFibre acquires FibreNation, adds TalkTalk

In parallel to its deal with UK telco Vodafone to support its full-fibre rollout, broadband infrastructure provider CityFibre has acquired FibreNation from TalkTalk Group, increasing CityFibre’s rollout target from 5…

Buyer for Gilat?

Gilat Satellite, which is 34 per cent owned by Israeli-based private equity firm FIMI Opportunity Funds, is reportedly being bought by “a large multinational”. The acquiring company has not been…

Horse & Country TV acquires EQ Sports Net

Horse & Country TV acquires EQ Sports Net

Horse & Country TV (H&C), the international equestrian sports network, has announced the acquisition of  US equestrian streaming provider EQ Sports Net (EQSN). Fans of equestrian sports in the US…

Vivendi seeks injunction to stop Mediaset European merger

Vivendi has started a new legal proceeding in the Netherlands seeking, among other things, an injunction to halt the merger between Mediaset España Comunicación, S.A. with Mediaset Investment N.V. Vivendi…

SES & Eutelsat “merger prospects higher”

A research note from Deutsche Bank in anticipation of the upcoming end-of-year results from SES (due on February 26th) again talk up a merger between SES and its smaller rival…

NAO report ‘justifies BBC Studios’

The BBC has welcomed the UK National Audit Office (NAO) report’s findings that it had a clear rationale for creating BBC Studios. The report deems that the corporation has planned…

Aberforth takes Zegona stake

Telecommunications, Media and Technology sector investor Zegona, the largest shareholder in Spanish multiplay operator Euskaltel, has announced that investment management firm Aberforth Partners has joined its other leading global investors…

ProSiebenSat.1’s Red Arrow sale back on

The sale by ProSiebenSat.1 of its US production company, Red Arrow Studios, is back on. It was delayed in December 2019 after questions were raised over its valuation. A note…

Ebiquity buys monitoring firm Digital Decisions

Ebiquity, an independent marketing and media consultancy, has announced the acquisition of Digital Decisions, a digital media monitoring and optimisation service, for an initial consideration of €0.7 million. The acquisition…

CBA: US Spectrum sale could top $50bn

New Street Research, in a note to investors, states that the planned auction of C-band spectrum over the US could “conservatively” reach $50 billion (€44.7bn). The analysts use as its…

Tremor acquires News Corp’s Unruly

Tremor International, a global player in video advertising technologies, has reached an agreement to acquire Unruly, News Corp’s programmatic video marketplace. News Corp is receiving 6.91 per cent of Tremor…

American Tower expands in Africa

Transmission specialist American Tower is buying major stakes in two new assets in Africa. American Tower is buying 49 per cent stakes in Ghana Tower Interco and Uganda Tower from…

Net Insight divests Sye business to Amazon

Net Insight has closed the transaction to divest Sye, its consumer streaming business, to Amazon for approximately SEK350 million (€33.2m) in cash. The transaction is effective immediately. Net Insight signed…

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