Telefonica to acquire Prisa's Digital+ stake – report

Sunday 16 June 2013 | 11:21 CET | News
Telefonica is talks with Spanish media group Prisa to acquire its satellite pay-TV platform Digital+ for around EUR 900 million. Prisa, which owns 56 per cent of Digital+, has hired HSBC to attempt to find a buyer for the stake, the Financial Times reports, citing people familiar with the process.

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