Mediaset (Italy)

Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has approached Italy’s antitrust authorities over the plans to showcase Italy’s Serie A on free-to-air television, it has been reported.

Sky Italia and sports rights-holders have been dealt a blow after Italy’s Council of State restored the restriction that bars the pay-television broadcaster from acquiring exclusive content rights over i…

Mediaset’s operating profit fell by 47 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020 as the Italy-based commercial broadcasting group was hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis.

Mediaset, the Italy-based commercial broadcaster, has furthered its efforts to create a pan-European media group by raising its stake in Germany-based commercial broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1

Mediaset, the Italy-based commercial broadcaster, has increased its stake in ProSiebenSat.1, a German commercial broadcaster, to 19.35 per cent after acquiring a further 4

French media group Vivendi has said it will appeal a ruling from a Milan court rejecting its requests to suspend the resolutions adopted by Mediaset over its MediaForEurope (MFE) project

French media group Vivendi could reportedly reduce its stake in Italy-based commercial broadcaster Mediaset in an effort to end the long-running dispute between the two companies

Italy-based commercial broadcasting group Mediaset has posted a net profit of €101.5m ($110m) for the first nine months of 2019 amid a 20.6-per-cent reduction in total operating costs to €1.84bn.

Italy-based commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its interest in German counterpart ProSiebenSat.1 through the acquisition of a 5.5-per-cent stake

Sky Italia is taking a calculated gamble in agreeing a two-year sublicensing deal with Mediaset for Uefa Champions League rights. Sky’s legal dispute with Italian public-service broadcaster Rai over the latter's option to renew the rights has not yet been resolved. If Rai eventually wins, it could sue Sky for damages.

The rights value in Italy for the pre-season International Champions Cup football tournament was weighed down by a combination of lower inventory, a busy summer sports calendar and a tough market environment, SportBusiness Media understands.

Mediaset ‘at the window’ for Champions League as Rai-Sky renewal talks stall Broadcaster is thought to have offered uplift on Rai’s €40m per season Refi

Italy remains the only one of Europe’s big five television markets where Fifa has yet to sell the rights to the 2022 World Cup, but world football’s governing body is understood to be in no hurry to come to market and there are several reasons why it makes sense to wait.

Italy-based broadcaster Mediaset and French media group Vivendi are in talks to resolve their dispute over the former’s plans to merge its Italian and Spanish businesses, according to the Reuters news a…

French media group Vivendi has filed a preliminary injunction in Italy against broadcaster Mediaset’s plans to merge its Italian and Spanish businesses.

The Court of Milan has definitively rejected Italian public-service broadcaster Rai’s appeal against the sublicensing agreement between pay-television broadcaster Sky and commercial and pay-television g…

Italian state broadcaster Rai has reportedly launched a fresh appeal against pay-television broadcaster Sky’s sublicensing agreement with commercial and pay-television group Mediaset for rights to the U…

Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset is reportedly nearing a deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia to sublicense selected rights to football’s Uefa Champions League.

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has acquired a 9.6-per-cent stake in German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1. The Reuters news agency reported that Mediaset’s €330m ($368m) investment saw ProSiebenSat.1’s

Italy’s antitrust authority, the AGCM, has ordered that Sky cannot strike exclusive rights deal for content and linear channels across internet platforms for three years as part of its approval of the p…

Jeremy Darroch has said he plans “to stick around” as chief executive of Sky, as he outlined areas of focus for the pan-European pay-television broadcaster following its takeover by US media company Com…

Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has taken up an option to extend its deal for Formula E rights, with its agreement now set to conclude after the 2022-23 season

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has struck a deal for subscribers to its Premium Calcio pay-television package to have access to digital sports-media company Perform’s DAZN OTT service.

Italian broadcaster Mediaset is set to acquire exclusive rights for football’s 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Mediaset president Fedele Confalonieri has confirmed that the media company will participate in the new sales process for domestic rights to Serie A, the top division of Italian football, when it is launched later this year.

Lega Serie A, which operates the top football division in Italy, is set to launch a new rights auction in the coming months after Mediaset refused to participate in the latest tender and the only bidders tabled offers that did not meet the league’s expectations.

Fininvest, the parent company of Italian broadcaster Mediaset, has filed a claim for damages of €570m ($643m) against French media company Vivendi for allegedly failing to comply with the terms of a takeover deal for pay-television division Mediaset Premium.

The Mediaset Premium pay-television service of Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has acquired exclusive rights in the country to the 35th edition of sailing’s America’s Cup.

Uefa will stream exclusive live coverage in Spain of 28 matches from the Euro 2016 national team football tournament after CAA Eleven, the agency acting on behalf of football’s European governing body, failed to reach a rights deal for the package.

Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset has acquired rights for the Uefa Euro 2016 national team football tournament.

Italy’s antitrust authority, l’Autorità Garante del Mercato e della Concorrenza, has issued fines totalling €66m ($75.3m) in the case surrounding the 2014 sale of rights to Serie A, the top division of domestic football.

Paolo Vasile, the chief executive of Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset, has hit out at the sales process for rights in the country covering the Uefa Euro 2016 national team football tournament.

French media group Vivendi has sealed a deal to acquire the Mediaset Premium pay-television operation of media company Mediaset, one of the leading sports broadcasters in Italy.

Italian media company Mediaset is closing in on a deal to sell its pay-television division, Mediaset Premium, to French media company Vivendi, according to the Reuters news agency.

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has secured a ruling from a court in Milan ordering “a major supplier” of internet services to prevent its customers from accessing

Mediaset has complained to football’s European governing body Uefa after coverage of a Champions League match was made available in Italy, apparently diluting the Italian media group’s exclusive coverage of the tournament.

Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has signed a strategic partnership with Telecom Italia (TIM) under which content offered through its pay-television service Mediaset Premium, including Serie A and Uefa Champions League football, will be distributed by the telco.