Spain’s three major broadcasters RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediaset are to launch LOVEStv, a joint HbbTV-based FTA platform to counter Netflix and HBO.
TimVision has agreed retransmission rights for all of its free-to-air channels with Mediaset.
Mediaset is back in profit after last year’s ill-fated deal with Canal+ put the Italian broadcaster in the red.
Vivendi has put its 19.19% stake in the Italian media giant Mediaset into a trust, communications regulator Agcom said Wednesday.
The three leading Spanish FTA broadcasters Atresmedia, RTVE and Mediaset have entered into a partnership in order to compete with Netflix, HBO and Sky.
Italian private broadcaster Mediaset will launch two new digital terrestrial channels later this year, to be called 20 (Venti) and Focus.
Police have raided the headquarters of French media giant Vivendi as part of the ongoing investigation into market abuse as during its acquisition of a stake in Italian firm Mediaset.
Vivendi is close to an agreement that would see the French media giant reduce its stake in Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset.
The European Commission has approved the proposed advertising JV between Mediaset, ProSiebenSat.1 and TF1.
The legal battle between Mediaset and Vivendi is entering a new phase with the Italian private broadcaster claiming €3 billion in damages.