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Private Media buys GameLink

The Private Media Group has completed the acquisition of GameLink, a leading US adult internet VOD and eCommerce company, in exchange for common stock of Private. "The acquisition will enhance…

C4 to C5 or BT?

CHANNEL 4 held merger talks with telecoms group BT after it launched its IPTV service, it has emerged. The broadcaster's chairman, Luke Johnson, met Ian Livingston, chief executive of BT,…

CompleteTV acquires CIMA

CompleteTV, a UK company developing innovative set top technology for new generation Over-the-Top IPTV services, has announced the acquisition of the IPR and assets of CIMA Technologies. As an IPTV…

PCCW: last Li bid

Richard Li, chairman of PCCW, and his Chinese state-controlled partner have raised their offer to take the Hong Kong telecoms company private in an 11th-hour bid to win over disgruntled…

Harmonic buys Scopus

Harmonic is acquiring Scopus Video Networks. The acquisition will extend Harmonic's worldwide customer base and strengthen its market and technology leadership, particularly in international video broadcast, contribution and distribution markets.…

Macrovision buy TV Guide Network

Macrovision Solutions Corporation, a digital entertainment specialist, has reached an agreement to sell its TV Guide Network property to Allen Shapiro and One Equity Partners for approximately $255 million, plus…

RIM to acquire Chalk

Research In Motion (RIM) is to acquire Chalk, a publicly-held company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an all-cash transaction. Chalk is the developer of Mobile chalkboard, an award-winning application…

BSkyB eyes Tiscali

BSkyB CFO Andrew Griffith has publicly stated it could make sense to buy the UK unit of Italian broadband operator Tiscali in order to increase the number of broadband households…

Vizimo acquires TIOTI.com

'Next generation guidance' company Vizimo has confirmed the acquisition of TIOTI (Tape It Off The Internet), the popular, interactive, TV social networking website. Vizimo plans to use TIOTI as a…

IAC’s Diller sees M&A opportunity in downturn

IAC/InteractiveCorp Chief Executive Barry Diller has told Reuters he expects his company will have up to $2.2 billion in cash by March 2009 and has no plans to use it…