Portuguese regulator slams Altice acquisition of Media Capital

Media Capital

Portuguese media and communications regulator ANACOM has said that Altice’s proposed acquisition of Media Capital would have a significant anti-competitive impact and should not happen… Read more

Altice USA aims to double in size in five years

Altice USA chief Dexter Goei

Cable and telecom provider Altice Group’s US division aims to double in size over the next five years, but will adopt a cautious approach to… Read more

SFR reorganisation to follow Paulin departure

Michel Paulin

SFR’s CEO Michel Paulin has resigned “for personal reasons”, according to the Altice-owned French service provider. Following Paulin’s departure, Altice CEO, Michel Combes will take… Read more

Altice beats BeIN Media to become French home of basketball

SFR basketball

Altice has acquired exclusive rights to Euroleague and Eurocup basketball for the next four seasons, beginning this year, for France, Switzerland, Andorra and Monaco. Altice… Read more

Altice passes four-million fibre milestone in Portugal

Altice Portugal CEO Cláudia Goya presents the passing of the 4m milestone

Altice-owned Portugal Telecom’s (PT) Meo-branded offering has now passed four million homes and businesses with fibre and has launched a series of new multiplay packages… Read more

Altice files planned SFR buyout with markets regulator


Cable and telecom investor Altice has filed its planned buyout offer for the remaining shares of French subsidiary SFR with the French markets authority, the… Read more

SFR launches 4K sports channel on Samsung smart TVs

SFR Sport Samsung

Altice-owned French service provider SFR has launched its SFR Sport 4K channel on Samsung’s latest generation of smart TVs. SFR said that the launch of… Read more

Canal+ needs level playing field, says Vivendi chief

Arnaud de Puyfontaine

Canal+ needs and deserves a level playing field to compete with the likes of Altice as well as Netflix and other international players, including the… Read more

Meo adds Disney seasonal offering


Altice-owned Portuguese telco PT Telecom/Meo is to add pop-up channel Disney Channel Forever to its TV line-up in September in an exclusive deal.  The teen-focused… Read more

Altice ‘looking at Charter bid’

Patrick Drahi

Altice and its US offshoot Altice USA are in the initial stages of putting together an offer to acquire number two US cable operator Charter… Read more