Archive for category: deals

Sky Acquires Majority Stake In Jupiter Entertainment
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
Sky Acquires Majority Stake In Jupiter Entertainment

Deadline reports "Leading Euro pay TV operator Sky has acquired a 60% stake in U.S. production company Jupiter Entertainment. Founded in 1996 by Stephen Land, Jupiter Entertainment specialises in non-scripted programmes. Its shows include Welcome to Myrtle Manor on TLC, Wild West Alaska for Animal Planet and Snapped on Oxygen.". Read More

Sony Pictures TV Buys Dutch Pay TV Group Film1 From Liberty Media
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Sony Pictures TV Buys Dutch Pay TV Group Film1 From Liberty Media

Deadline reports "Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPT) announced today it has closed a deal to acquire Dutch Pay TV group Film1 from John Malone’s Liberty Global." . Read More

Verizon Taps Ciena & Cisco For 100G Network Build
/ March 25, 2015 1:10 pm
Verizon Taps Ciena & Cisco For 100G Network Build

Multichannel reports "Verizon Communications announced Tuesday that it has selected Ciena and Cisco Systems to help the carrier build a next-gen 100G metro network in the U.S. and keep pace with anticipated data demand.". Read More

Improbable scores $20m investment from Andreessen Horowitz
/ March 24, 2015 1:27 pm
Improbable scores $20m investment from Andreessen Horowitz

GamesIndustry.biz reports "UK tech company Improbable just raised $20 million in a funding round with Andreessen Horowitz, a significant investment that will help the company's disruptive plans for simulations and online gaming gather pace." . Read More

Stacey Sher Inks First-Look Deal With FX
/ March 19, 2015 12:09 pm
Stacey Sher Inks First-Look Deal With FX

Deadline reports "FX has closed a first-look production deal with feature producer Stacey Sher and her production company Shiny Penny. Under the two-year pact, Sher and Shiny Penny will develop projects for FX Networks." . Read More

Lionsgate Seals Film Finance & Distribution Deal With China’s Hunan TV – Update
/ March 18, 2015 11:04 am
Lionsgate Seals Film Finance & Distribution Deal With China’s Hunan TV – Update

Deadline reports "The deal is done. Lionsgate officially entered into a multiyear deal with China’s Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary for co-financing, distribution, development and production. Funding for the deal was provided by East West Bank and Bank of China." . Read More

Ooyala, TubeMogul Strike Programmatic TV Deal
/ March 18, 2015 11:04 am
Ooyala, TubeMogul Strike Programmatic TV Deal

Multichannel reports "Videoplaza, a unit of multiscreen video specialist Ooyala, and ad software firm TubeMogul have struck a deal to provide a premium programmatic marketplace for global brands and broadcasters.". Read More

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