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Activision buys King for $5.9bn in major mobile move

Activision Blizzard is to acquire King Digital Entertainment in a deal valued at $5.9bn. Under the terms of a definitive agreement recently announced, Activision subsidiary ABS partners will acquire all the outstanding shares of King for $18 each.

BT raises multiplay stakes with Ultra HD first

BT has unveiled details of its forthcoming Ultra HD TV package, which will include what the company says will be Europe’s very first live sports UHD channel – BT Sport Ultra HD, reports DTVE.

OTT video revenue explosion forecasted

Statistics unveiled by analysis firm Digital TV Research has projected a doubling in global OTT video streaming revenues from $26bn in 2015 to $51.1bn in 2020; highlighting the growing market share of OTT players in broadcasting.

BT and EE extend converged multiplay services

BT and its probable mobile subsidiary EE have each extended new service offerings relating to real-time LTE broadcasting, as well as enhanced premium sport and new 4K TV offerings.

Arris to acquire Pace for $2.1 billion

US video and broadband technology player Arris is acquiring UK set-top-box maker Pace for $2.1 billion, in a bid to not only dominate the STB market but strengthen its cloud content and cable infrastructure operations.

Vivendi considering Sky acquisition – report

French media conglom Vivendi has been linked with a takeover of European pay TV giant Sky, in a deal that could be worth as much as £28 billion (US$41.8 billion), reports TBI Vision.

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