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.
Italy’s Mediaset and Mediaset España Comunicación have proposed their respective shareholders to create a new parent company by means of a cross-border merger of Mediaset and Mediaset España with and into Mediaset Investment N.V. (DutchCo), a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Mediaset incorporated in the Netherlands.
Italian media company Mediaset has acquired a 9.6% stake in German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1.
Sky Italy will be prevented from distributing exclusive content online for a period of three years.
Mediaset is reported to be very close to an agreement for the purchase of channels 45 and 55 from Sony Pictures Television.
Vivendi has condemned a decision by the Mediaset Board of Directors to refuse its representative to vote in a shareholders’ meeting.