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Vivendi to invite Mediaset to join planned TIM-Canal Plus JV - report

Wednesday 6 September 2017 | 09:59 CET | News
French media giant Vivendi may invite Italian broadcaster Mediaset to take part in a planned joint venture between Telecom Italia (TIM) and Vivendi's pay-TV unit Canal+, reports business daily Il Sole 24 Ore, citing Bloomberg News. Under the proposals, which have yet to be formalized, Mediaset would become the third partner in the southern European joint venture by providing its Premium pay-TV unit. Vivendi CEO and TIM chairman Arnaud de Puyfontaine recently confirmed the existence of plans to set up a new entity controlled by Canal+ and TIM to acquire audiovisual rights and produce films and

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