After years of building up crippling debts, there finally seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for Portugal's pubcaster RTP.
In a last roll of the dice, Portuguese telco Sonaecom has upped the stakes yet again in its bid to buy rival Portugal Telecom, which owns the country's leading pay-TV company, TV Cabo. Shareholders…
The Portuguese government has cleared the route toward the launch of digital terrestrial television in the country and pledged to end analog broadcasting in 2012, but leading paybox TV Cabo may yet…
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The board of Portugal Telecom, which runs Portugal's largest pay-TV operator, has advised shareholders to reject a takeover bid made by rival telco Sonaecom.
Portuguese telco operator Sonaecom has revised its bid for the country's largest telecommunications and media company, Portugal Telecom.
In the wake of Prisa's acquisition of RTL's holding in Media Capital (Variety, Feb. 5), giving the Spanish media group 73.7% of its Portuguese counterpart, it has now launched a bid to acquire the…
Spanish media giant Prisa, whose many interests include paybox Canal Plus Espana and national newspaper El Pais, is poised to secure 100% control of one of Portugal's leading media companies.
Portugal's giant telco Portugal Telecom has pledged E25 million ($30 million) over five years to the Film and Audiovisual Fund, designed to finance more mainstream films and TV shows and boost…
Scandinavia was the big winner at this year's 26th Oporto Intl. Film Festival (Fantasporto), which wrapped Sunday.
Portugal's largest company, Portugal Telecom was the target on Monday of a massive € 11 billion ($13.16 billion) takeover bid by Sonae, the country's shopping mall giant.