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OneWeb launch delayed

The launch by an Arianespace rocket from Russia of 36 OneWeb satellites has been delayed by 24 hours. OneWeb has delayed the launch of its next batch of satellites until later today (May 28th). Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said the delay was down to “technical issues” and the replacement of an electrical item on the […]

May 28, 2021By Chris Forrester

Paris Premiere for sale?

The proposed merger between French commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6, and the implications of the merger for investors RTL and Bouygues as well as the boards of TF1 and M6, have generated plenty of comment in the French press. It has been confirmed that as a result of the merger – not likely to close […]

May 21, 2021By Chris Forrester

€5bn hit for French film and AV sectors

The French Film and audiovisual sectors (TV, radio, video) have suffered a €4.9 billion drop in activity during the Covid-19 crisis, which represents 20 per cent of their global 2020 turnover. The figures released by French ministry of Culture, working on the hypothesis that there won’t be a second lockdown, forecasts that the Covid-19 impact […]

July 3, 2020From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris