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M6 H1 net profit group share down at EUR 69.1 mln

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 11:46am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - M6 :H1 CONSOLIDATED REVENUE EUR ‍​662.4 MILLION VERSUS EUR 645.5 MILLION YEAR AGO.H1 ADVERTISING REVENUE EUR 445.3‍​ MILLION VERSUS EUR 427.1 MILLION YEAR AGO.H1 CONSOLIDATED EBITA EUR 118.7‍​ MILLION VERSUS EUR 136.0 MILLION YEAR AGO.H1 NET PROFIT GROUP SHARE EUR ‍​69.1 MILLION VERSUS EUR 83.5 MILLION YEAR AGO.ANTICIPATES STABLE TV ADVERTISING MARKET OVER 2017.

EI Towers cannot buy Telecom Italia's Persidera due to antitrust rules

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 11:46am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - Guido Barbieri, CEO of Italy's mast company EI Towers, which is controlled by Italian broadcaster Mediaset, says::the group would look at buying Telecom Italia's broadcasting unit Persidera but cannot do so because of antitrust rules.

Discovery Communications, Universal Pictures join with producer Will Packer to form Will Packer Media

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 11:30am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - Will Packer Media::Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures join with producer Will Packer to form Will Packer Media.Financial terms were not disclosed.

Viacom, Discovery vying for Scripps and deal could come soon - CNBC

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 10:16am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - :Viacom, Discovery vying for Scripps & deal could come soon; Scripps family said to want 50 pct of deal in cash - CNBC, citing sources.

Italy's Mediaset says Adriano Galliani new president of pay-TV Premium

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 09:43am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - Italian private broadcaster Mediaset says: :former AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has been appointed new president of group's pay-TV unit Premium.

Broadcaster CME say revenue to grow faster than costs in coming years

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 08:37am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - Central European Media Enterprises Ltd , CETV.PR:says in SEC filing expects revenues to grow at a faster pace than costs in 2017 and for the next few years, leading to continued OIBDA margin expansion .says in August 2017 we anticipate repaying approximately EUR 50.0 million of the principal outstanding on 2018 euro term loan -filing.says expects free cash flow to increase significantly in 2017 compared to 2016 -filing.

605 establishes strategic data partnership with Charter Communications

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 08:00am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc ::605 establishes strategic data partnership with Charter Communications.605​ says ‍charter will appoint two members to board of directors of 605​.605 says ‍charter will provide 605 with aggregated and anonymized television platform data from all of its cable system operations nationally​.

Broadcaster CME confirms 2017 core profit growth outlook

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 06:10am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - Central European Media Enterprises Ltd , CETV.PR:confirms expects oibda growth of 13-17 percent at constant rates in 2017 - earnings call presentation.says expects unlevered free cash flow of $105-110 million at actual rates in 2017.says outlook for continuing operations, 2016 oibda for continuing operations was $136.7 million.says CAPEX for continuing operations in 2017 is expected to be around $30 million.

Egypt's EFSA exempts NIB from mandatory purchase to buy stake in NileSat

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 03:25am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - EGYPTIAN FINANCIAL SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY (EFSA): :EXEMPTS NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK (NIB) FROM OFFERING FOR MANDATORY PURCHASE OF 40.06 PERCENT STAKE IN EGYPTIAN SATELLITE COMPANY (NILESAT).

Central European Media Enterprises Qtrly income attributable to CME per share $0.07

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 01:56am EDT

July 25 (Reuters) - Central European Media Enterprises Ltd :Qtrly income attributable to CME Ltd. per share $0.07.Central European Media Enterprises Ltd reports results for the second quarter and six months ended june 30, 2017.Central European Media Enterprises Ltd qtrly net revenues increased 4% at actual rates and 6% at constant rates to us$ 181.9 million.Qtrly operating Income increased 16% at actual rates and 17% at constant rates to $50.8 million.Central European Media Enterprises ltd Qtrly OIBDA increased 14% at actual rates and 15% at constant rates to us$ 61.2 million.Q2 revenue view $184.0 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees carriage fees and subscription revenue from four remaining operations to increase double digits this year.

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