Telefonica talks to Prisa on Digital+ acquisition - report

Friday 8 February 2013 | 10:48 CET | News
Telefonica is talks with Spanish media group Prisa to acquire its satellite pay-TV platform Digital+. Telefonica mulls the acquisition of Digital+ stakes from the Polanco family and the Liberty fund, El Confidencial reports, citing unnamed sources involved in the negotiations.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Digital+ / Liberty / Prisa / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: Spain
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