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.
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.