Sky directors agree price for possible Fox takeover

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Sky has confirmed that 21st Century Fox has tabled a possible offer to acquire the pay TV giant. 21st Century Fox may make an offer to… Read more

France Télévisions chief outlines plan for French alternative to Netflix

Delphine Ernotte Cunci

France Télévisions hopes to move forward with plans to create a new SVOD platform to distribute French content and offer a counterweight in France to… Read more

Ofcom reveals BBC regulation plan


Ofcom has revealed details of how it will regulate the BBC from next April, when it will have responsibility for key aspects of oversight of… Read more

OTT on the up, but churn a serious problem


The number of OTT subs in key markets continues to increase at a healthy rate with an uptick expected over the upcoming Christmas period. Half… Read more

Orange ‘would consider’ buying Canal+

Stéphane Richard

Telco and pay TV operator Orange would consider buying Canal+ if Vivendi put it up for sale its CEO has said. Speaking to reporters at… Read more

Altice to explore separate listing of US division


Cable and telecom group Altice is to explore listing its US division Altice USA separately. Altice emphasised that it was “exploring the possibility” of an… Read more

TV3 overhauls channels, launching new service


Irish broadcaster TV3 has overhauled its two existing channels and is launching a new net, be3 to replace UTV Ireland. The broadcaster, which is owned… Read more

EBU names new board members

Gilles Marchand, Marko Filli and Tonio Portughese

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the organisation that represents European public broadcasters, has unveiled its new executive board line-up, with three new additions. The new… Read more

Vice Media teams up with Guardian

Shane Smith

Vice Media has teamed up with the UK’s Guardian newspaper in a strategic partnership that will provide Vice with access to original investigative news reporting… Read more

Cyfrowy Polsat adds new channels

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Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat’s OTT TV service Ipla has added three new channels to its programming line-up. Ipla subscribers will now be able… Read more