Al Jazeera’s BeIN Sports is close to acquiring Digitürk, with a deal possible in the next few weeks.
Digiturk has reportedly been sold to the Qatari BeIN Media Group for a fee of between $1 billion and $1.2 billion.
Al Jazeera’s BeIN Media Group is close to buying Digiturk, according to Reuters, citing three sources familiar with the talks currently taking place between the two parties.
German sports channel sportdigital has expanded its reach by launching on Turkish subscription platform Digiturk in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as the first and only German sports channel.
Turkey’s Cukurova Holding is in direct talks with a couple of companies, one of which is foreign, to sell the pay-TV platform Digitürk.
Türk Telekom remains interested in acquiring the pay-TV platform Digiturk, according to Rami Aslan, the telco’s CEO.
Digiturk has informed Motive Television that during 2013 approximately 115,000 STBs containing Motive’s technology were provided to subscriber homes.
The leading Turkish pay-TV operator Digitürk has signed two licensing agreements with Motive Television Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the London-based technology provider Motive Television.
The Turkish DTH platform Digitürk is looking to expand its activities into Azerbaijan.
Pre-school channel ducktv has extended its reach in Turkey with a distribution agreement with DTH platform Digiturk.