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Mediaset, Sky Italia in advanced talks over Premium - report

Friday 17 February 2017 | 15:11 CET | News
Italian broadcaster Mediaset and pay-TV rival Sky Italia are in advanced negotiations over a sale of Mediaset's pay-TV unit Premium after last year's aborted agreement with Vivendi, according to unnamed sources cited by business daily Il Sole 24 Ore. Although a previous report from Reuters quoted sources indicating that Mediaset and Sky couldn't begin formal talks until Mediaset and France's resolved their legal battle over the collapsed deal, the negotiations between the two parties are now accelerating and an agreement could soon be reached, said the financial daily's sources.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Sky / Sky Italia / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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