Tokyo -- Japan's No. 1 cabler Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) plans to acquire all shares of indie distrib and pic producer Asmik Ace Entertainment and make it a wholly owned subsid.
Japan's leading cable operator, Jupiter Telecommunications, whose main shareholders include Liberty Media and Microsoft, increased its customer base by 86% last year to 865,700 subscribers.
Asahi Broadcasting Corp. (TV Asahi) said Monday it and 41 other companies will invest 25 billion yen ($181 million) to start up a digital satellite broadcasting company that will take to the air in…
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Continuing its recent buying spree, Denver-based cable TV giant Tele-Communications Inc. said Sunday it's taking an 18% stake in the Japanese firm Sumitomo's Cable Soft Network. TCI unveiled its buy…
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