French digital media firm Brut has secured $75 million from investors that include James Murdoch’s Lupa Systems and Orange Ventures.
Video software platform JW Player has raised $100 million in Series E funding from technology specialists LLR Partners.
RTL Group and Talpa Network to create a strong Dutch cross-media group to compete with global tech platforms by merging RTL Nederland and John de Mol’s Talpa Network.
Simplestream is to increase its headcount by 15 after securing a £1 million loan from the alternative lender BOOST&Co.
ProSiebenSat.1 Group has increased its full year outlook and revenues after a good first quarter.
NEP The Netherlands (NEP) has reached agreement on the acquisition of Stoneroos.
The Dutch incumbent KPN has rejected two unrelated and unsolicited takeover bids, concluding that they failed to “provide tangible and material added value” over its recent updated growth strategy.
Sky has recorded its best first quarter customer additions in six years.
Belgium’s Telenet is to permanently extend its policy on homeworking.
Discovery ended the first quarter with 13 million global next generation paying D2C subscribers.