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Fox doubles Sky News guarantee to 10 years

Fox doubles Sky News guarantee to 10 years

21st Century Fox has strengthened its offer to protect the independence of Sky’s loss-making Sky News channel in a bid to overcome regulatory concerns about the takeover of the parent…

Rai Way confirms bid for Italian DTT multiplexes

Rai Way confirms bid for Italian DTT multiplexes

Italy’s Rai Way is making a joint binding offer with F2i for Italian digital terrestrial multiplex operator Persidera. The Persidera unit, which owns and manages five DTT multiplexes, is being…

MTG sells Nova to PFF

MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 95 per cent shareholding in Nova Broadcasting Group in Bulgaria to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Petr Kellner. The transaction…

Sky 1 BT 0 (and lucky to score NIL)

Unfortunately for me, I support a football team who often have the nil end of a score line and often, frankly, they play so badly they are lucky to get…

TF1 Q4 profits dip

French media company TF1 Group has reported a Q4 profit of €64 million, down from €67.8 million a year ago. Total Q4 revenue was €658.3 million, down from €636 million…

Ofcom faces Murdoch ‘fit and proper’ challenge

Ofcom faces Murdoch ‘fit and proper’ challenge

A London High Court Judge has approved a legal challenge by global citizens movement Avaaz against Ofcom, calling to question the regulator’s decision that Fox and the Murdoch family could…

La Liga broadcaster now under Chinese control

La Liga broadcaster now under Chinese control

China’s Orient Hontai will now control Spanish media company Mediapro after acquiring a 53.5 per cent stake in the company for around €900 million. The Chinese private equity firm has…

DRG takes stake in Double Yellow

DRG takes stake in Double Yellow

Programming distribution company DRG has taken an equity stake in Double Yellow Television, a TV production business with some of the UK’s highest rated shows within its portfolio including Ant…

Liberty Latin America takes 80% of Cabletica

Liberty Latin America, a telco with operations in Chile, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and other parts of Latin America, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 80 per cent…

TDC recommends Macquarie offer

TDC said a consortium of pensions companies PFA, PKA, ATP, and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets has made an offer of DKK 50.25 per share and it will recommend it…

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