Canal+ may not be able to agree on terms with TF1, but the Vivendi unit has signed a new agreement with former merger partner M6.
M6 up for sale after failed merger bid
German media group Bertelsmann has put its French television business M6 up for sale after the competition regulator blocked plans for a merger with TF1.
French Competition Authority says TF1-M6 fusion would have created “ultra-dominant” player
The French Competition Authority has defended its stance over the proposed merger between TF1 and M6.
TF1 and M6 prepared to offer further concessions
French broadcasters TF1 and M6 are said to be preparing for next Tuesday’s hearings before the competition authority with a spirit of openness.
Molotov inks M6 deal
France’s Molotov has signed an agreement with the M6 Group to distribute the M6, W9, 6Ter and Gulli channels, as well as the catch-up and bonus content, ending a long-running […]
Salto wins Free competition challenge
French streaming platform Salto has won a significant legal battle against challenger telco Free.
French DTT channels could be sold
Four French DTT channels could find themselves with new owners following the merger of TF1 and M6.
CSA head reacts favourably to TF1-M6 merger proposals
The President of the French communications regulator Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel has said it is natural” and “understandable” that media players should want to “get their act together”.
TF1 and M6 sign merger agreement
French commercial broadcast groups TF1 and M6 have signed agreements relating to their proposed merger.
TF1 and M6 to merge, creating major new French media group
TF1, M6, Bouygues and RTL have signed agreements to enter into exclusive negotiations to merge the activities of TF1 and M6.