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Vivendi and Mediaset open talks

European broadcasting giants Vivendi and Mediaset seem to have tired of legal manoeuvres and have started talking to each other. An article in French newspaper Le Figaro reports that Vivendi and Mediaset have opened communications in an attempt to put an end to a four-year long dispute between them. According to a report from investment […]

September 11, 2020By Chris Forrester

Canal Plus: “International paying off”

Vivendi’s Canal+ says its international expansion is beginning to pay off, with its total pay-TV subscriber base at 20.4 million, up from 17.1 million in the first half of 2019. The domestic subscriber base stood at 8.5 million at the end of June, including partner agreements, including the new deal with Disney+. At the start […]

July 31, 2020

Bank: “Vivendi to suffer deep declines”

Media conglomerate Vivendi will report its Q2 numbers on July 30th, and a report from investment bank Jefferies says it is anticipating “deep declines across all 4 key Vivendi divisions”. The bank says that year-on-year Vivendi’s revenues numbers could be down 9 per cent to €3.544 billion for the quarter-year. As to Vivendi’s key divisions, […]

July 9, 2020

Canal+ selects Cerebrum for IP media infrastructure

EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, has announced that Canal+ has selected its recently acquired Cerebrum control and monitoring solution for a major overhaul of its in-house MCR and TX playout management workflows. The Vivendi-owned French premium television channel and Entertainment streaming services becomes one of the first […]

July 8, 2020