Global Giant Intelsat Buys Media-Rich PanAmSat
- Intelsat expands with PanAmSat. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;8/30/2005, Vol. 390 Issue 36, p12
The article reports that in a deal set to create the world's largest fleet of commercial satellites, privately held Intelsat Ltd. said that it has agreed to acquire PanAmSat Holding for $3.2 billion in cash plus the refinancing or assumption of about $3.2 billion in debt. The new company, which...
- Nice Price. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/20/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p6
Offers a view on the market for television stations in the U.S. Factors that affect the willingness of a buyer to acquire a station; Justification for the high prices offered by television station buyers; Reason for the attractiveness of the television sector.
- Off the block. // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Sep2007, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p22
The article reports that Nexstar Broadcasting Group is facing difficult conditions in the financing market for calling off its sale process and suspending discussions with prospective acquirers. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 49 TV stations in 29...
- Cable's Wild Ride. Levine, Shira // America's Network;Aug99 Supplement, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p22
Discusses information on cable network mergers. Consolidation activities of various companies; Background on the cable industry; Technology developments in the cable industry.
- Telemundo already orbiting Sony. Katz, Richard // Variety;06/22/98, Vol. 371 Issue 7, p28
Reports that although the FCC company has yet to approve Sony/Liberty Media buyout of Telemundo Group Incorporated, it has demonstrated plenty of Sony Corporation's influence during its upfront presentation to advertisers. Competition between Telemundo and Univision; Comment from Roland...
- Viacom Outlets Merge Offices, Mull Staff Cuts. Hudson, Eileen Davis // MediaWeek;7/1/2002-7/8/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 26, p9
Reports on the merging of the offices of KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV in fall 2002. Information on the plan of the management to cut some positions; Details of the staff shuffling at the television stations; Benefits from the consolidation of the television stations.
- NBC won't give Bravo rerun-around. Dempsey, John // Variety;1/20/2003, Vol. 389 Issue 9, p29
Focuses on the acquisition of Bravo channel by NBC in January 2003. Budget for the programming of Bravo; Challenges faced by Bravo; Audience share of Bravo.
- MANAGERS' PERCEPTIONS OF THE IMPACT OF CONSOLIDATION ON THE U.K. INDEPENDENT TELEVISION PRODUCTION INDUSTRY. North, Steve; Oliver, John // Journal of Media Business Studies (Journal of Media Business Stu;2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p21
This paper explores the impact that consolidation has had on the UK's Independent Television Production Industry over the past decade and how this process had affected the management of different sized production companies. In-depth interviews with a number of influential professionals revealed...
- Competition office gives go-ahead for digital platform merger plans . Kocinska, Anna // Warsaw Business Journal;11/19/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 47, p4
Reports the merger plans of top two digital platforms, Wizja TV and Cyfra in Poland. Approval from the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection; Benefits of the merger to the subscribers; Announcement of the latest programming for the merged platform from the two television services.