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Kudelski Group acquires Medioh!

The Kudelski Group has confirmed the acquisition of Medioh!, a media technology company aggregating mid-tail content, and providing a widget and content publishing platform for multimedia devices. Medioh! has built…

GE mulling NBCU sale?

Wall St is speculating General Electric is paving the way for a possible change of the ownership structure at media company NBC Universal as Vivendi's annual option to sell its…

Travel bids in

Bids for a majority stake in the US Travel Channel have come in substantially ahead of initial expectations, with unexpected private equity interest adding to demand from media companies in…

News Corp stake in Rotana?

News Corp is said to be in talks to take a stake in Arab media and entertainment group Rotana, owned by the Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. Reports say News…

Telefonica eyes Digital+ stake

Spain’s Telefonica is still interested in being a minority partner in the pay-TV group Digital+ the company’s chief operating officer Julio Linares has said. Telefonica previously tabled an offer for…

SeaChange acquires eventIS

SeaChange International, provider of software and hardware solutions for VOD television, has confirmed the acquisition of eventIS Group – a privately owned Netherlands-based company that provides VOD and linear broadcast…

Arris acquires assets of EG Technology

ARRIS has acquired certain assets of EG Technology, an Atlanta-based company for approximately $6.5 million. Under the terms of the agreement, Arris acquired EGT patents and video processing technology for…

Disney pays $4bn for Marvel

Disney is betting on Content as King, paying $4bn for Marvel Entertainment in a shares and cash deal. Disney will take over ownership of 5,000 Marvel characters, if the deal…

No smooth sailing for Pirate Bay sale

There is uncertainty surrounding the purchase of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay by Swedish-based Global Gaming Factory (GGF). Trading in GGF shares has been suspended and there are reports that…

Showtime, Orbit confirm merger

The pay-TV merger between Showtime Arabia and rival Orbit has concluded. The deal was announced last month, although no official valuation was given. Showtime Arabia had reportedly bought out its…