Mediaset has increased its debt by a third as the Italian media group looks to turn itself into a pan-European player.
Vivendi says the decision by Vivendi to prevent its Trust from voting in an Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting is deplorable.
A Milan court has given Vivendi a lifeline in its row with Mediaset over the formation of a new pan-European company.
Vivendi has signalled its intention to vote down plans by Mediaset to restructure itself through a new Dutch holding company.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined Atresmedia for exceeding airtime dedicated to advertising and teleshopping messages on its TV channel Neox.
Spain’s Mediaset will have to pay Telefónica over €60 million a season if its pay-TV service MiTele Plus is a success.
Mediaset’s trimming of its pay-TV operations helped double the broadcaster’s profits in the first six months of the year.
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.