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TIM content deal could settle Vivendi case – Mediaset CEO

Monday 11 December 2017 | 09:32 CET | News
The recent announcement by Telecom Italia (TIM) that it's in discussions with broadcaster Mediaset over a new and comprehensive multi-year content agreement could help the broadcaster settle its long-running legal dispute with French media giant Vivendi, according to Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi. "TIM needs our content and is very interested in an agreement, but there is a pending matter with their controlling shareholder Vivendi," said Berlusconi in an interview with Italian daily Corriere della Sera. He went on to add that he hoped "these common interests on content will help us

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal+ / Mediaset / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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