MandA (M&A – Mergers and Acquisitions) News

América Móvil increases shareholding in Telekom Austria
Nov 29, 2023 – América Móvil [BMV: AMX] [NYSE: AMX] has announced that its subsidiary América Móvil B.V. has increased its shareholding in Telekom Austria AG to 58% of Telekom Austria's outstanding shares.
News categories: América Móvil, Telekom Austria, Digital TV, Europe, IPTV, MandA

KIPCO announces deal to bring together OSN+ and Anghami
Nov 21, 2023 – KIPCO has announced that its subsidiary, OSN, has reached a deal to combine its content streaming platform, OSN+, with Anghami's music and entertainment streaming platform.
News categories: KIPCO, OSN, Sheikha Dana Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, Joe Kawkabani, Elie Habib, Digital TV, MandA, Middle-East, Streaming

United Group acquires Bulsatcom
Nov 9, 2023 – United Group has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Bulsatcom. Bulsatcom provides direct-to-home satellite TV, IPTV, and broadband services in Bulgaria.
News categories: United Group, Vivacom, Bulsatcom, Victoriya Boklag, Nikolai Andreev, Bulgaria, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Satellite

Telefónica to bid for full control of Telefónica Deutschland
Nov 8, 2023 – Telefónica has decided to make a public acquisition offer to the shareholders of Telefónica Deutschland to acquire the 28.19% of Telefónica Deutschland that it does not already own.
News categories: Telefónica, Telefónica Deutschland, Digital TV, Germany, IPTV, MandA

Sony Interactive Entertainment to acquire iSIZE
Nov 2, 2023 – Sony Interactive Entertainment has agreed to acquire iSIZE. iSIZE builds AI-powered solutions to deliver bitrate savings and quality improvements for the media and entertainment industry.
News categories: Sony Interactive Entertainment, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, UK, Worldwide

Disney to purchase remaining stake in Hulu from Comcast
Nov 1, 2023 – Disney (NYSE: DIS) is to acquire the 33% stake in Hulu held by Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) following Comcast's exercise of its right under the put/call arrangement between the two companies.
News categories: Disney, Hulu, Comcast, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, USA

Harmonic begins strategic review of its Video business
Oct 30, 2023 – Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) is assessing a range of alternatives for its Video business with the company having received indications of interest in the business from a number of parties.
News categories: Harmonic Inc, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Results, Worldwide

Liberty Global acquires 100% of Telenet
Oct 16, 2023 – Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK) has announced that, by the end of the simplified squeeze-out period, Liberty Global Belgium Holding will own 100% of the shares of Telenet.
News categories: Liberty Global, Telenet, Mike Fries, Belgium, Cable TV, Digital TV, MandA

Hrvatski Telekom initiates Iskon integration
Oct 3, 2023 – Croatian Telecom [Hrvatski Telekom] (Reuters: HT.ZA; Bloomberg: HT CZ) has announced that the merger of Iskon Internet Inc. into Croatian Telecom Inc. has been initiated.
News categories: Hrvatski Telekom, Iskon, Croatia, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA