Liberty Global is in talks with Sunrise Communications Group about a potential partnership to combine and expand their businesses in Switzerland, reports Bloomberg with reference to people having knowledge of the matter.
Cheddar, the self-styled post cable news network, has received $22 million (€17.9m) towards the launch of a second network and take itself international.
A court in Madrid has completely dismissed a lawsuit brought by Vodafone against the management of Spanish cablenet ONO for an alleged VAT fraud of €60 million.
Altice says its renewed operational focus is already leading to improved subscriber numbers. Fibre additions in France were the best for two years while in Portugal they were at their highest ever.
SES S.A. has successfully launched a bond offering in which it has agreed to sell senior unsecured fixed rate notes due in 2026 for a total amount of EUR500 million.
Lagardère Studios has secured a majority stake in Skyhigh TV, an independent production company in The Netherlands.
SD switch-off on Astra (19.2° East) comes closer with German public broadcaster ARD having renewed its contract with satellite operator SES for SD distribution only until mid-2020.
Netgem says it will have completed its transformation from set-top box vendor to that of TV-as-a-service by the end of the year.
With ownership of TV programming rights becoming a vital asset in the international TV market, production company mergers and acquisitions have continued to rise over the past five years.
Anevia, a provider in OTT and IPTV software solutions, has agreed to acquire French-based video compression software expert Keepixo.