An Italian court has ordered videoclip website Vimeo to pay Mediaset €5 million for the unlicensed use of the broadcaster’s content.
Dailymotion has been ordered to pay Italy’s Mediaset €5.5 million for breaching copyright law.
Mediaset is on the brink of signing a deal with Sky Italia to broadcast selected matches from the Champions League for the next two seasons.
Italy’s Mediaset and Mediaset España Comunicación have proposed their respective shareholders to create a new parent company by means of a cross-border merger of Mediaset and Mediaset España with and into Mediaset Investment N.V. (DutchCo), a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Mediaset incorporated in the Netherlands.
Italian media company Mediaset has acquired a 9.6% stake in German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1.
Sky Italy will be prevented from distributing exclusive content online for a period of three years.
Mediaset is reported to be very close to an agreement for the purchase of channels 45 and 55 from Sony Pictures Television.
Vivendi has condemned a decision by the Mediaset Board of Directors to refuse its representative to vote in a shareholders’ meeting.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 wants to start joint initiatives in video streaming, technology as well as monetisation with its partners of the European Media Alliance (EMA).
Italy’s antitrust watchdog AGCM has opened an investigation into Sky Italia’s acquisition of the R2 unit of commercial broadcaster Mediaset.