German public broadcaster ZDF is open for partnerships with commercial competitors to increase its chances in the bidding races for attractive sports rights following its loss of the TV rights for the UEFA Champions League and the Olympic Games.
Verimatrix has acquired the MiriMON technology and development team from Genius Digital, the expert in audience analytics for TV.
According to Bloomberg, Ericsson has retained Morgan Stanley to investigate the sale of the company’s media solutions business.
Altice has raised $1.9 billion in an IPO in the US, according to Reuters, quoting sources familiar with the matter.
Discovery Networks’ thematic channels will continue to be available on the European pay-TV platforms of M7 Group as the two parties have resolved their disagreement over carriage fees.
Telenet has formally closed the acquisition of Coditel Brabant BVBA and its subsidiary Coditel Sarl, together SFR Belux.
German media company Constantin Medien is considering selling all shares in sports TV broadcaster Sport1 and advertising sales agency Sport1 Media held by its wholly-owned subsidiary Constantin Sport Holding.
For the first time in the history of the UEFA Champions League, all games will be shown exclusively on pay-TV in Germany and Austria from the 2018/19 season to the 2020/21 season.
Altice is pushing ahead with a public listing of its loss-making US division.
TF1 Group, ProSiebenSat.1 (Germany), and Mediaset (Italy and Spain) are establishing in equal shares the European Broadcaster Exchange (EBX) to address the demand for pan-European video campaigns at scale.