Discovery Channel has confirmed talks are underway with potential broadcast partners for the Olympic Games in Europe.
Ericsson has renewed its playout services contract with the UK commercial broadcaster ITV until 2024.
ITV is threatening legal action over plans to include catch-up viewing under the TV Licence fee.
Liberty Global has further increased its stake in ITV plc with the acquisition of 138.7 million shares.
ITV boss Adam Crozier says it’s becoming increasingly difficult to estimate the share of audience.
Talpa Media, the media group founded by Dutch entrepreneur John de Mol, acquires the remaining 50.1% shares in Talpa Germany from German media company Axel Springer, thereby taking over the TV producer completely.
Liberty Global’s chief financial officer has ruled out an outright bid for ITV but sees an opportunity in taking some of its top shows into Europe.
ITV says that Online, Pay & Interactive is playing an increasingly important part in its business as a 30% increase grew the division to £153 million in 2014.
BSkyB has hit out at ITV over its silence regarding its call for the UK’s pay-TV platforms to start paying fees to the UK’s Public Service Broadcasters (PSBs) for the right to carry their main channels.
Enders Analysis has warned that commercial PSBs ITV and Channel 4 may not get the outcome they are seeking in their attempt to charge carriage fees for their primary free-to-air channels on the pay-TV platforms.