ITI Group


New chief executive for Canal+-backed pay firm

Polish pay TV operator nc+ has named Manuel Rougeron as its new president, replacing Julien Verley, who is joining the board of Canal+ as part of the ongoing series of changes instigated at the French pay TV outfit by Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré (pictured). Rougeron, who was previously vice-president of programming at the operator and […]

Scripps clinches €584m TVN deal

Scripps Networks Interactive has closed its acquisition of a majority stake in Polish commercial broadcaster TVN from ITI and Canal+ Group. Scripps has acquired a 52.7% stake in the broadcaster for €584 million (US$647.3 million). The US-based pay TV company has acquired the stake by taking 100% control of N-Vision, a company that, directly or […]

Scripps to launch 100% takeover bid for TVN

Scripps Networks Interactive has confirmed plans to buy 100% of Polish broadcaster TVN, after it completes its previously announced purchase of a majority stake in the firm. Scripps’ chairman and president, Kenneth Lowe (pictured), said the firn intends to make a public tender offer to buy the rest of TVN “to fully realise the strategic […]