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TV Time, a leading TV and film tracking and insights platform, has announced the acquisition of Mediamorph. Mediamorph’s Content Value Management (CVM) cloud platform powers the largest entertainment companies in the world. The acquisition will fuel the growth of both Mediamorph and TV Time and drive increased customer value through data-driven solutions. 

TV Time provides cross-platform, global consumer insights around television and movies to multinational media companies and content creators. TV Time’s first-party

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Alchimie, the international content aggregation and dynamic digital distribution company, today announces the acquisition of UK based OTT provider, TVPlayer. The acquisition will accelerate Alchimie’s move into the UK, Europe’s most developed SVOD market, by introducing new UK distribution channels via the TV Player platform for Alchimie’s extensive portfolio of premium factual content. 

With a special focus on The Natural World, Crime, Current Affairs, History and children’s content, Alchimie’s 40,000 hour catalogue has the depth

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ITV Studios continues to strengthen its global scripted production base as it increases its stake in Monumental Television from 26% to a 51% majority in the UK production company. The agreement will see the label, founded by Oscar nominated film producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward, become a more integral part of ITV Studios.

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has held a minority stake in the company since its launch in 2015, and ITVS GE will

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Amino Communications, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired the privately-held Amsterdam headquartered 24i, an industry leading provider of online video solutions and services.

The fast-growing 24i is a great strategic acquisition for us, moving us closer to a decisive market leadership position. Not only does 24i’s leadership in UI/UX and TV/Online video Apps complement our product line-up, but 24i also shares our vision of where

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Mediaset Italy has announced the acquisition of a 9.6% stake in the German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media corresponding to up to 9.9% of the voting rights, excluding treasury stocks.

Mediaset Italia and Mediaset España have have a strong relationship with ProSiebenSat.1 in the European Media Alliance (EMA) for five years. The goal of this Alliance is to develop scale economies which are crucial for the future of European TV.

Pier Silvio Berlusconi (50), Chief Executive Officer

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CANAL+ Group has announced the acquisition of M7, one of the largest independent pay-TV companies in Europe operating in Benelux and Central Europe. M7 is owned by Astorg, a leading European private equity firm. This acquisition is subject to the European Commission’s approval.

M7 is an aggregator and distributor of local and international channels via satellite and OTT platforms. It has developed a presence in the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania

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