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Analyst: “40% chance Apple will buy Netflix”

Analyst: “40% chance Apple will buy Netflix”

An analyst report suggests that tech giant Apple could be preparing a bid for SVoD giant Netflix. Analysts at Citi claim that there is a “40 per cent chance” that…

Vecima closes Concurrent acquisition

Concurrent has closed the previously-announced sale of its content delivery and storage business to Canada-based Vecima Networks for $29 million (€24m) in cash. Effective immediately, the Company has changed its…

TiVo up for grabs?

TiVo up for grabs?

Reports from Wall Street suggest that entertainment technology and audience insights specialist TiVo might be in play. Numerous reports say that private equity buyers are looking at TiVo and its…

Liberty completes LatAm split-off

Suggesting the newly-listed company is well-positioned to leverage world-class technology, innovation and scale, Liberty Latin America, which has telecommunications operations in Chile, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and other parts of…

Extreme challenges for Avanti Comms

Troubled specialist satellite operator Avanti used the Christmas break to issue its slew of bad news contained within its end-of-year results. December 27th saw the statement unveiled, for its trading…

REPORT: Saudis wants $6 billion from Alwaleed

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Saudi Arabia wants $6 billion from Prince Alwaleed bin Talal in order to free him from detention. Bloomberg’s ‘Billionaire Index’ says that the…

Liberty Global sells Austrian operations to T-Mobile Austria

International TV and broadband company Liberty Global has reached an agreement to sell its Austrian operations, UPC Austria, to Deutsche Telekom unit T-Mobile Austria. At September 30th, 2017, UPC Austria’s…

2018: Shop till you drop. And roll out the red tape

Predictions for 2018: A fool’s errand, so here goes. Everyone says that ‘the people’ have lost faith in their politicians. Who can blame them given the shower we currently have?…

Technicolor exiting patent licensing business

Technicolor exiting patent licensing business

In line with its objective to simplify the Group’s structure and allocate its capital and resources to its operating businesses, media and entertainment technology specialist Technicolor has confirmed that it…

India approves Dish TV, Videocon D2H merger

India’s Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has approved the proposed merger between two of the country’s major DTH broadcasters. Official approval was given on December 15th for a scheme that…