0
Video

Discovery examines possible bid for Channel 4 - report

Sunday 1 August 2021 | 12:42 CET | News
US broadcaster Discovery is examining a possible bid for UK state-owned public service broadcaster Channel 4, reports The Telegraph.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Channel 4 / ITV / Sky / Viacom / WarnerMedia
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

ITV creates new role of Chief Product Officer

Published 15 Sep 2021 15:34 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster ITV has announced the appointment of Deep Bagchee to the newly-created role of Chief Product Officer....

Channel 4 CEO warns of privatisation threat to UK viewers, economy

Published 08 Sep 2021 10:51 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has warned that government plans to privatise the company could force it to shut regional offices and ...

Discovery unveils Discovery Sports Events brand

Published 06 Sep 2021 17:22 CET | World
Discovery is unveiling Discovery Sports Events as the new corporate brand to represent its global promotion and events management ...

UK advertisers concerned about ITV, Channel 4 TV ad monopoly

Published 05 Sep 2021 12:43 CET | United Kingdom
Advertisers have expressed concerns about a possible TV monopoly if UK broadcaster ITV is allowed to acquire rival Channel 4, ...

Channel 4 creates TikTok Paralympics hub; promotes audio description with ad takeover

Published 25 Aug 2021 09:56 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has teamed with TikTok to create a bespoke Paralympics Hub on the platform for UK audiences. It is also ...

Channel 4 offers real-time ad bidding on All 4 service

Published 23 Aug 2021 14:35 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has announced the launch of real-time ad bidding on the All 4 PSB streaming platform. The new All 4 ...

ITV invests in digital health start-up Feel Holdings

Published 19 Aug 2021 15:05 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster ITV has invested in UK-based digital health start-up Feel Holdings, which offers dietary supplements with a ...

Channel 4 starts sharing streaming content performance data with producers

Published 19 Aug 2021 14:35 CET | United Kingdom
Channel 4 has started sharing streaming content performance data with producers, claiming to be the first UK broadcaster to do ...

Channel 4 confirms Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games coverage plans

Published 17 Aug 2021 15:48 CET | United Kingdom
UK public service broadcaster Channel 4 has confirmed coverage plans for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, with 1,300 hours of ...

ITV risks losing Freeview deal as consortium bids for licence held by SDN

Published 16 Aug 2021 10:50 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster ITV risks losing access to the Freeview TV network after a consortium launched a last-minute bid to take the ...

Channel 4 appoints BBC executive as Technology Director

Published 11 Aug 2021 10:32 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has announced the appointment of Grace Boswood as Technology Director, reporting to Chief Operating ...

Discovery grows revenues 21% in Q2 as ad market recovers, DTC subscribers hit 18 mln

Published 04 Aug 2021 09:25 CET | World
Discovery announced that its direct-to-consumer subscription video services reached 17 million customers at the end of June and ...

Channel 4 chairman attacks privatisation plans

Published 21 Jul 2021 11:18 CET | United Kingdom
Channel 4 has attacked plans by the UK government to privatise the public service broadcaster, reports The Telegraph....

Channel 4 appoints new Communications Director

Published 19 Jul 2021 11:03 CET | United Kingdom
UK public service broadcaster Channel 4 has appointed Sao Bui-Van as Communications Director. ...

Channel 4 extends deal with Snapchat Discover

Published 19 Jul 2021 10:58 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has announced a new 2-year deal with Snap to bring over 1,000 episodes of Channel 4 shows to the ...

Ofcom calls for stronger legislation, new ideas to strengthen UK's public service media

Published 15 Jul 2021 17:45 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom has concluded its review into the future of the country's public service media (PSM) and is now calling for a ...

BBC, ITV, Channel 4 complete Freeview, Freesat integration

Published 09 Jul 2021 11:18 CET | United Kingdom
The BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have completed the integration of the free satellite service Freesat in their joint venture Digital ...

UK govt publishes consultation on future ownership of Channel 4

Published 07 Jul 2021 10:13 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government has launched a public consultation on the future ownership of public service broadcaster (PSB) Channel 4. The ...

Channel 4 confirms Paralympic Games coverage plans

Published 07 Jul 2021 10:04 CET | United Kingdom
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has confirmed coverage plans for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, including a multi-location studio ...

Sky, Channel 4 expand long-term commercial partnership

Published 02 Jul 2021 12:02 CET | United Kingdom
Sky and Channel 4 has renewed and extended their long-term commercial partnership. The new multi-year agreement will give both UK ...

AT&T to spin off WarnerMedia in merger with Discovery

Published 17 May 2021 14:09 CET | World
AT&T has announced a deal to combine WarnerMedia's entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery's non-fiction and ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Oct Arm DevSummit
21 Oct Intel Q3
21 Oct Snap Q3
21 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
21 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2021
21 Oct AT&T Q3 2021
21 Oct Telia Q3 results
21 Oct Digi Q3 2021
21 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2021
22 Oct Doro Q3 results
25 Oct Facebook Q3
25 Oct Dtac Q3 2021
25 Oct Calix Q3 2021
26 Oct Siminn Q3 2021
26 Oct F5 Networks fiscal Q4
26 Oct MediaTek Q3
26 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
26 Oct SK hynix Q3
26 Oct Orange group Q3 2021
26 Oct Twitter Q3 2021
26 Oct TIM Brasil Q3 2021
26 Oct Alphabet Q3 2021
26 Oct Digital Realty Q3
26 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2021
26 Oct Corning Q3
26 Oct NENT Q3 2021
26 Oct Samsung Developer Conference
26 Oct Cabsat
26 Oct MWC Los Angeles
26 Oct FCC meeting
::: More Calendar Items