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Sky and BT pay £4.5bn for EPL rights

Sky and BT Sport have agreed to pay £4.464 billion (€5bn) for Premier League games for three seasons from 2019-20. Five of seven live packages have been awarded, with bidding…

SpaceX updates future rocket plans

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in a Tweet on February 12th said that even if his new Falcon Heavy rocket was “fully expendable” the cost of a complete launch would only…

Scottish licensees fined for Sky Sports infringements

Scottish licensees fined for Sky Sports infringements

Following successful legal action taken by Sky, Sandra McEwan, of Fourways pub Lanarkshire, Victoria Redding of Ellwyn pub in Stirlingshire and Nicholas Whewell of the Thistle Tavern in Fife have…

Kudelski FY revenues up 7.1%

The Kudelski Group, specialists in digital security, has announced its 2017 annual results. The Group increased its consolidated revenues and other operating income from continuing operations for the year by…

AMC integrates European businesses

AMC Networks International, a producer and distributor of pay-TV channels in Spain and Portugal, has expanded its business unit to now include France and Italy. Eduardo Zulueta will lead the…

DRG takes stake in Double Yellow

DRG takes stake in Double Yellow

Programming distribution company DRG has taken an equity stake in Double Yellow Television, a TV production business with some of the UK’s highest rated shows within its portfolio including Ant…

BBC consults on distribution policy

BBC consults on distribution policy

The BBC has launched a public consultation on its new distribution policy. The BBC is required by its Royal Charter and Framework Agreement to develop a strategy and policy for…

Meltdown for SES; boost for Intelsat

The world’s two largest satellite operators made very different impacts on their local stock exchanges on February 12th. SES was hammered as a result of its worrying change of CEO…

Liberty Latin America takes 80% of Cabletica

Liberty Latin America, a telco with operations in Chile, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and other parts of Latin America, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 80 per cent…

TDC recommends Macquarie offer

TDC said a consortium of pensions companies PFA, PKA, ATP, and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets has made an offer of DKK 50.25 per share and it will recommend it…