The European Commission has given its approval to the acquisition of Belgian cablenet VOO by Orange Belgium.
Deutsche Welle to shut down German TV channel
German international service Deutsche Welle (DW) plans to close its linear German-language TV channel. A DW spokesman confirmed this to Broadband TV News.
Vodafone and Altice complete fibre joint venture in Germany
Vodafone Group has completed the sale of 50% of its German FTTH company FibreCo to Altice.
Strong year for ascendent Canal Plus
Yannick Bolloré Chairman of Vivendi’s Supervisory Board, said Canal Plus Group had “strengthened its position on the European continent and in Africa” after the pay-TV platform delivered revenues of €100 […]
RTL Deutschland launches consumer tech investment arm
German media group RTL Deutschland has set up a new unit, RTL Ventures, to invest in consumer tech companies.
ITVX launch delivers for ITV, but at a cost
ITV has declared a “successful execution and delivery” for its rebooted streaming service ITVX.
Liberty Global struggles with subscriber losses
Virgin Media O2 was a single bright spot for Liberty Global as the company reported losses of over a quarter of its customers.
CME parent PPF acquires 9.1% stake in ProSiebenSat.1
Czech PPF Group, parent company of Central European Media Enterprises (CME), has acquired a 9.10% stake in German media company ProSiebenSat.1.
Kudelski calls off iWedia sale
Kudelski Group has announced it has pulled out of an agreement to sell its 40% equity stake in iWedia to Zappware Entertainment Group.
EU Commission approves Vodafone/Altice fibre joint venture
The European Commission has given the green light to the planned cooperation between Vodafone and Altice in the rollout of FTTH networks in Germany.