Altice has acquired the online video marketplace Teads for €285 million on a cash and debt-free basis.
Mediawan’s shareholders approved the proposed acquisition of Groupe AB with 82.2% of the votes.
A carriage fee dispute looms in France as TF1 threatens to withdraw channels from IPTV platforms.
The French broadcasting group Canal+ is renaming its free-to-air new channel iTélé into CNews on Februaru 27.
Mediawan, the media investment fund created by Matthieu Pigasse, Xavier Niel and Pierre-Antoine Capton, has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Groupe AB.
SoftAtHome’s board of directors has elected David Viret-Lange as CEO effective immediately.
French pay-television broadcaster SFR Sport, owned by Altice, has agreed a four-year rights deal to cover the World Series of Boxing.
Netia, the French Media software solutions company, has announced that its sole shareholder Globecast (part of the Orange group) has sold all its shares in the company to two French media entrepreneurs, Anthony Savelli and Vincent Benveniste.
French public broadcaster France Télévisions is set to launch its SVOD service to rival Netflix with a number of producers and distributors.
The French AB Groupe is believed to be in negotiations with several media groups, including Mediawan, a media investment vehicle owned by Xavier Niel, Matthieu Pigasse, and Pierre-Antoine Capton, according to Les Echos.