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Mediaset, Vivendi hold talks on Premium tie-up - report

Tuesday 29 July 2014 | 16:10 CET | News
Pier Silvio Berlusconi, the vice chairman of Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset, has held talks with Vivendi chairman Vincent Bollore on a possible tie-up in the pay-TV sector in Italy, according to business daily Milano Finanza. Mediaset has been courting strategic partners for its Mediaset Premium pay-TV service for several months, recently concluding a deal to sell an 11.1 percent stake in the business to Telefonica and holding talks with a number of companies including Al Jazeera. The Qatari-backed broadcaster was thought to be in pole position to invest in Mediaset Premium, which

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus / Mediaset / Telefonica / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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