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Al Jazeera interested in Mediaset Premium – al Thani

Thursday 26 June 2014 | 10:20 CET | News
Al Jazeera remains interested in a possible tie-up with the Mediaset Premium pay-TV venture of Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset, reports Ansa. Emir Ali Bin Thamer al Thani, a member of the Qatari royal family that indirectly controls Al Jazeera, confirmed the ongoing interest at an event in Milan. ""Mediaset is a big company and is a great opportunity for us," said al Thani, adding that "we're evaluating the possibility in different ways." Mediaset Premium currently boasts just over 2 million subscribers but remains deep in the red. Its possible merger into a new company with

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Digital+ / Mediaset / Telefonica
Countries: Italy / Spain
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