You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Japan cabler Jupiter buys Mediatti

Subscriber count expands to 12.1 million

TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day.

Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas in the greater Tokyo region.    

 Jupiter’s biggest shareholder, with a 57.5% stake, is a joint venture owned by U.S. cable operator Liberty Global and trading house Sumitomo.

More TV

  • Seth MacFarlane attends the Fox Networks

    Seth MacFarlane Says He's 'Embarrassed' to Work for Fox

    TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day. Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas […]

  • Why "Nathan for You" Deserves Emmy

    Why 'Nathan for You,' the Scamming Show That Defined 2018, Deserves an Emmy (Column)

    TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day. Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas […]

  • fox-ads-unbreakables

    Fox's Newest Dramas Will Run During Commercial Breaks (EXCLUSIVE)

    TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day. Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas […]

  • Annecy: ‘Funan,’ ‘Bloeistraat 11,’ ‘Dam Keeper,’

    Annecy: ‘Funan,’ ‘Bloeistraat 11,’ ‘Dam Keeper’ Triumph at Buoyant Festival

    TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day. Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas […]

  • Mariska Hargitay58th Monte Carlo Television Festival,

    'Law & Order: SVU' Star Mariska Hargitay Praises MeToo Movement in Monte Carlo TV Festival Speech

    TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day. Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas […]

  • Maura Tierney as Helen and Dominic

    'The Affair' Boss On A 'Fresh Start' For Season 4

    TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day. Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas […]

  • Love Is

    TV Review: 'Love Is....'

    TOKYO — Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan’s largest cable TV operator, has purchased No. 3 cabler Mediatti Communications for $303 million, J:Com announced on Thurs-day. Mediatti becomes a wholly owned Jupiter subsid, while Jupiter expands its subscriber count from 10.9 million to 12.1 million. Jupiter also plans to gain efficiencies by consolidating the two companies’ adjoining service areas […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content