The French Competition Authority (Autorité de la Concurrence) has approved Cellnex’s acquisition of Hivory from Altice France and Starlight Holdco. The acquisition will now be finalised in the next few days.
Eutelsat has unanimously rejected an offer from Altice’s founder and owner Patrick Drahi pricing the satellite operator at €12.10 per share.
SPI/FilmBox and Altice’s Meo have signed a distribution agreement to bring the drama brand Dizi to Portugal.
Altice France’s SFR has extended the deployment of MediaKind’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP) solution to deliver live OTT coverage of UEFA’s Champions League.
Altice is offering voluntary redundancy to 2,000 employees in Portugal.
Altice Europe had total revenues of €3,631.5 million in Q1, or 3.6% more than in the corresponding period last year.
BFM TV, RMC Découverte and RMC Story are demanding €7 million from Free after the operator retransmitted the channels without permission.
Altice Europe saw revenue growth in all its business segments in the last quarter of 2019.
Altice Europe has announced that SFR FTTH has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Cube Infrastructure Fund and Partners Group regarding the acquisition of 100% of Covage for a total cash consideration of €1.0 billion.
The Autorité de la concurrence has lifted the restrictions placed on Altice, imposed when its subsidiary Numericable acquired the mobile network SFR.