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Mediaset increases investment in ProSiebenSat.1


Italian Mediaset Group has secured an additional stake in Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 Media achieving an “important milestone for its pan-European portfolio.”

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Rory Peck Awards honour fearless filmmakers


Freelance journalists covering stories on suicide, war, disease and corruption from Nicaragua, Syria, Sierra Leone and Yemen were celebrated last night at the 2019 Rory Peck Awards.

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Ofcom appoints Oxley as interim chief


Ofcom has named Jonathan Oxley as interim chief executive, as speculation grows about who will replace departing chief Sharon White.

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Vice Media finalises acquisition of Refinery29


Refinery29 has officially been taken over by Vice Media with the media giant confirmating executive teams will be reshuffled.


Haivision to buy LightFlow from Epic Labs


Video steaming solutions provider Haivision has struck a deal to acquire AI and cloud orchestration firm LightFlow from Epic Labs.

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Endemol Shine Group acquired by Banijay


French production group Banijay has acquired global production company Endemol Shine Group to create a worldwide premium player in content production and entertainment.

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Fibre optic arrives in London Underground & Apple TV+ forecasted $9bn revenue


21-25 Oct: Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.


Atomos acquires Timecode Systems


Atomos has acquired Timecode Systems, the UK manufacturer of wireless sync technology.

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EU warns of 5G cybersecurity & tech giants face tax crackdown


7 - 11 Oct: Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

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Liberty LATAM spends $1.95bn on AT&T operations


AT&T’s businesses in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands have been acquired by Liberty Latin America in a strategic move to create an integrated consumer and B2B communication and entertainment provider.

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Vice Media acquires Refinery29 in $400m deal


Vice Media has agreed on a deal to buy Refinery 29 in a major consolidation which will see the two firms will be rebranded as Vice Media Group.

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Italy launches Netflix tax evasion probe


Italian prosecutors are probing Netflix over alleged undeclared taxes in Italy for media products sold to Italian viewers, according to reports.

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Sky looks to build Studios division via acquisitions and deals

2019-09-20T13:37:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Sky group chief executive Jeremy Darroch has spelt out some of the ways that the company plans to build up its new Sky Studios production division.