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Altice: Fastfiber launch, Morgan Stanley partnership

Altice: Fastfiber launch, Morgan Stanley partnership

Multiplay operator and media group Altice Europe has established Fastfiber (formerly known as Altice Portugal FTTH), which it says is the largest FTTH wholesaler in Portugal with some four million…

Verizon buys BlueJeans

Verizon buys BlueJeans

Verizon Business acquiring BlueJeans Network, an enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. The acquisition expands Verizon’s immersive unified communications portfolio. BlueJeans’ cloud-based video service currently serves a wide variety of…

Report: Covid-19 sees TMT M&A down 26%

Deal activity in the first quarter of 2020 was 26 per cent down on Q1 2019. Covid-19 lock-downs in Q2 2020 will cause the M&A market to contract further, says…

Cellnex buys NOS Tower business

Cellnex buys NOS Tower business

Wireless telecommunications and broadcasting infrastructure operator Cellnex is to acquire NOS Towering from Portuguese mobile operator NOS. The transaction initially involves some 2,000 telecommunications sites. This is a portfolio of…

Maxar wraps sale of MDA division

Maxar wraps sale of MDA division

Maxar Technologies has sold its Canada-based MDA unit to a consortium of private equity investors led by Northern Private Capital. The sale was worth Can$1 million. Net proceeds will be…

Sony takes Bilibili stake

Sony takes Bilibili stake

Chinese online entertainment platform Bilibili has confirmed that Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, has entered into a definitive agreement with Bilibili such that SCA…

MaxLinear to acquire Intel’s Home Gateway Platform Division

MaxLinear, a provider of radio frequency (RF), analogue and mixed-signal integrated circuits has announced that MaxLinear and its wholly owned subsidiary have entered into a definitive agreement with Intel Corporation…

Mediaset asks regulator to OK bigger ProSeibenSat1 stake

Mediaset has applied for approval from the German competition regulator saying it intends to take a “significant competitive interest” in ProSiebenSat.1. A nod from the regulator would see the Italian…

ViacomCBS acquires Israel’s Ananey

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS, has announced the acquisition of Ananey Communications Group, an Israeli content producer and pay-TV channel provider. VCNI is acquiring the shares in…

Beyond acquires TCB

Beyond International has agreed a deal to acquire the UK-based factual distributor TCB Media Rights from the receivers of the failed Kew Media Group. The price was not disclosed. TCB’s…

OneWeb updates Court on bankruptcy plan

OneWeb updates Court on bankruptcy plan

OneWeb’s lawyers told a New York bankruptcy court (by telephone) on March 31st that it is looking to sell its international satellite spectrum licences within the next three months. The…

fuboTV and FaceBank complete merger

fuboTV, a live TV streaming platform, and FaceBank Group, a celebrity and sports focused virtual entertainment company,  have announced the closing of their previously announced merger agreement. The combined company…

OneWeb: “Prospective buyers limited”

A hard-hitting, but fundamentally accurate, report from Quilty Analytics says there are no prospects of a buyer taking control of OneWeb’s assets and moving forward with the company’s business plan…

Rubicon Project and Telaria complete merger

Rubicon Project, the global exchange for advertising, and Telaria,, a software platform that optimises yield for video publishers, has announced the closing of their previously announced merger, creating what they…

Analyst: “Eutelsat could buy OneWeb”

Following its Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, OneWeb’s aim is to carry on operating under ‘debtor in possession’ rules and is looking for a buyer to acquire the assets – such…