Sinclair Broadcast Group will acquire 21 regional sports networks (RSNs) and Fox Collge Sports in $10.6 billion deal from Disney.
Fox, NBCUniversal, and Viacom have unveiled OpenAP 2.0, expanding the advanced audience platform into a centralised premium video marketplace with workflow automation for national linear and long-form digital video, developed in collaboration with Accenture and FreeWheel.
Dutch incumbent KPN said it is withdrawing five Fox channels from its various distribution platforms.
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
Sony is in talks to sell its two Italian digital terrestrial channels Pop (kids) and Cine Sony.
RTL will acquire BrandDeli, the sales house for the Discovery, Fox and Viacom brand portfolio.
Latest analysis from Ampere suggests that post the media mega-mergers of Comcast/Sky and Disney/Fox, two in every 10 dollars spent on content worldwide will now be spent by these two entities.
TVPlayer has added Fox Channel in HD to its Premium and Premium+ packs.
TDC’s Danish YouSee platform is adding two more streaming services, from Nordisk Film and Fox.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of parts of Fox by Disney, but the decision is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Disney.