Mediaset (Italy)

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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 media group Mediaset said this week it expected to make a healthy profit on its acquisition of 2018 Fifa World Cup rights by showing all matches free-to-air.

Italy’s Lega Serie A is hoping to earn €1.05bn ($1.26bn) per season for its domestic live rights in this month’s tender process. To hit that figure, or even come close to it, the league will need to do something it has failed to do in previous auctions: secure an offer which meets its valuation of its OTT rights.

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