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.
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.