A new Arabic-language news network is to launch in Saudi Arabia, backed by the Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and in partnership with News Corp’s Fox News.
10.00 Update: News Corp is preparing to make an improved offer to purchase the remaining 61% it does not already own and take control of satellite broadcaster BSkyB after an initial rebuttal from the paycaster’s independent directors.
News Corp has finally left the Central and East European region by selling its stakes in the Latvian TV stations LNT and TV5.
CME is close to buying the leading Bulgarian TV station bTV from News Corp.
News Corp is to plough another €120 million into Sky Deutschland with the additional financing used on new marketing initiatives and HD content.
The Italian communications regulator as angrily rejected claims that it has caused the delay of News Corp’s planned entertainment channel Cielo.
Bulgaria’s leading TV station bTV is unlikely to be sold by News Corp’s Balkan News Corporation before January 2010, according to its consultant Krassimir Guerov.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp may be about to sell its Bulgarian operation bTV to Central European Media Enterprises (CME).
News Corp has announced it is to restructure its broadcast business in Asia into three units Star India, Star Greater China and Fox International Channels (FIC).
The Italian Mediaset company will launch an 8-channel pay service on DTT, according to a report in the daily Corriere della Sera. The new service would compete with News Corp owned DTH service Sky Italia in the battle for Italian viewers.The service would retail at 8 euro a month and offer movies, cartoons and women’s […]