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TV Time acquires Mediamorph

TV Time acquires Mediamorph

TV Time, a TV and film tracking and insights platform, has confirmed the acquisition of Mediamorph. Mediamorph’s Content Value Management (CVM) cloud platform powers some of the largest entertainment companies…

Court puts Mediaset merger on hold

A Madrid Court has ruled to grant Vivendi’s request to suspend the merger between Mediaset Italy and Spain. The Court has suspended all decisions made at the Mediaset España extraordinary…

Freenet rejects Sunrise deal despite Liberty offer

Sunrise’ biggest shareholder Freenet continues to oppose its SWF6.3 billion (€5.73bn) offer to buy Liberty Global’s UPC Switzerland business, despite a new offer from the US seller to take part…

KKR takes majority stake in Hyperoptic

KKR, a global investment firm, has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Hyperoptic, the UK’s largest residential gigabit broadband provider, from funds managed by Newlight Partners and Mubadala…

James Murdoch acquires Vice Media stake

James Murdoch, the son of media mogul Rupert, has agreed to buy a minority stake in Vice Media Group via his private investment company, Lupa Systems, which launched earlier this…

DISH & DirecTV merger back on?

Private equity fund Apollo Global Management is reportedly looking to help engineer a merger between the USA’s two giant DTH players, DirecTV (now owned by AT&T) and Charlie Ergen’s DISH…

Millennial Esports takes controlling stake in LetsGoRacing

Millennial Esports will expand its global eSports and motorsport content creation and distribution platform by taking a controlling stake in leading automotive YouTube channel, LetsGoRacing. LetsGoRacing is a YouTube channel…

Euskaltel’s FTTH network on sale to finance expansion

Zegona-controlled telco operator Euskaltel plans to sell its FTTH network to finance its national expansion throughout Spain. This plan, however, is being opposed by Euskaltel’s workers who regard the operation…

Arqiva sells telecoms unit for £2bn

Arqiva sells telecoms unit for £2bn

Spain’s Cellnex Telcom is buying Arqiva’s telecoms unit for £2 billion (€2.2bn). The sale will make the Barcelona-based telco the largest independent operator of wireless infrastructure in the UK. Evidently,…

Oregan Networks acquires Zenterio assets

Oregan Networks, a British software company specialising in advanced pay-TV solutions, has announced its acquisition of the Zenterio assets, and assimilation of its engineering and delivery teams located in Linköping,…

Kagan: US broadcast M&A volume at 3 year low

US broadcast station mergers and acquisitions (M&A) volume reached a total of only $215.1 million (€196.5m) in the third quarter of 2019 as tracked by Kagan, a media research group…

Is Netflix now an accident waiting to happen?

In the latest issue of Euromedia we look at the dawning of the era of D2C. It is, I suppose, the natural evolution of the stunning success of the era…

NBCU officially absorbs Sky Vision

Sky Vision – the former sales and distribution arm of Sky – has officially transitioned into part of the NBCUniversal Global Distribution team. The move, initially announced in April, comes…

Jaunt XR’s tech acquired by Verizon

Jaunt XR’s tech acquired by Verizon

Jaunt XR has announced that Verizon has acquired its software, technology, and certain other assets for an undisclosed amount. Jaunt XR is a specialist in the immersive industry with a…

Sunrise tries again on UPC buy

Sunrise is revising its financing on its bid for UPC Switzerland again –  and is reducing the size of the rights issue in a bid to secure shareholder approval for…

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