Michael Grade would bring “considerable experience” and knowledge of the media sector to the role of Ofcom Chair, but a group of influential MPs he will need support on social media and online safety to properly carry out the job.
An Emirates-based technology and investment consortium is to acquire a majority stake in Starzplay Arabia.
Italian media giant Mediaset, now known as MediaForEurope, has officially launched a bid to take control of its Spanish affiliate Mediaset Espana.
MFE-MediaForEurope has passed the 25% ownership threshold in ProSiebenSat.1.
Shareholders in Discovery Inc have approved the $43 billion acquisition of WarnerMedia from AT&T, the company has announced.
Russia Today is to challenge a ban on the state-controlled media imposed by the European Union.
Italian media company MFE MediaForEurope, formerly Mediaset, wants to increase its shareholding in Germany media company ProSiebenSat.1 beyond the 25% threshold.
ProSiebenSat.1 has posted record revenues for 2021 after a significant improvement in the German advertising market.
Russia Today has lost its retransmission on the Sky, Freesat and Freeview platforms as sanctions by the European Union against Russia impacted across the English Channel.
The number of subscriptions to Starzplay in the Middle East and North Africa has increased by a massive 479% in just 12 months.