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Virgin Media buys Casey Cablevision

Multiplay operator Virgin Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Global has entered into an agreement to acquire Casey Cablevision, a regional cable operator based in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Republic of…

Pandora completes acquisition of AdsWizz

Pandora completes acquisition of AdsWizz

Pandora, the US music streaming service, has completed its acquisition of AdsWizz, a global player in digital audio advertising technology. “Audio is the fastest growing format in digital advertising and…

Kaltura acquires Rapt Media

Video technology provider Kaltura has acquired interactive personalised video start-up Rapt Media for an undisclosed amount. Rapt Media’s interactive branching video technology is ideal for personalised marketing, customer education, recruitment,…

UPC Switzerland acquiring Höfe cable network

EW Höfe AG has sold its cable network in Höfe to its long-standing partner, UPC Switzerland, and will fully focus on expanding its own fibre optic network in the future.…

Comcast preparing to outbid Disney for Fox

Comcast preparing to outbid Disney for Fox

Comcast, the US pay-TV giant, has confirmed it is preparing to top Disney’s $52 billion (€44.4bn) offer for 21st Century Fox. Comcast, which is also currently floating a separate bid…

MTG takes full ownership of Zoomin.TV

MTG has increased its ownership in Zoomin.TV from 51 per cent to 100 per cent by acquiring the remainder of the company from Adversa Media, controlled by the current CEO…

Sony takes control of EMI

As part of Sony’s overall strategy to strengthen content IP, Sony Corporation of America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony, is to acquire the entirety of the Mubadala consortium’s approximately 60…

Hancock: ‘No Comcast Sky public interest concerns’

Hancock: ‘No Comcast Sky public interest concerns’

Matthew Hancock, the UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, has indicated that Comcast’s $31 billion (€25.4bn) bid for Sky does not raise the same concerns as…

Lachlan Murdoch to head ‘new’ Fox

Lachlan Murdoch to head ‘new’ Fox

21st Century Fox has revealed that its Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch will serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the proposed new ‘Fox’, which will be formed after shareholder…

Bolloré now owns 24+% of Vivendi

Bolloré now owns 24+% of Vivendi

Billionaire investor Vincent Bolloré has now acquired more than 14 per cent of entertainment conglomerate Vivendi. Reuters says that according to regulatory filings Vincent Bolloré has spent more than €1.5…