Italy’s antitrust watchdog AGCM has opened an investigation into Sky Italia’s acquisition of the R2 unit of commercial broadcaster Mediaset.
The Spanish National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC) has initiated disciplinary proceedings against Atresmedia and Mediaset, the country’s two leading broadcasters.
The Spanish regulator CNMC will shortly directly address the market dominance enjoyed by Atresmedia and Mediaset, the country’s two leading commercial broadcasters.
Spain’s two leading broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset could each be fined up to €100 million for abusing their dominant market positions to the detriment of third parties.
Italy’s Mediaset has exercised a put option that gives Sky control of the technical platform of its Premium operation.
It seems Mediaset is wasting no time in the reorganisation of its Premium business.
Canale 5 is back on Sky Italia today (Wednesday) after an absence of three years.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined Mediaset a total of €1.3 million for broadcasting content deemed to be inappropriate for minors.
Italy’s Mediaset has launched a joint takeover bid with the infrastructure fund F2i for the 60% of the El Towers masts unit it does not already own.
Mediaset’s chairman Fedele Confalonieri has called for the creation of a pan-European broadcaster in order to tackle such rivals as Netflix and Vivendi.