Alan Weill

SFR to take full control of NextRadioTV

Altice Group-owned French service provider SFR has filed a plan with media regulator the CSA to take exclusive control of NextRadioTV. SFR said that the move represented a new stage in its strategic partnership with NextRadioTV, following its deal with the TV and radio channel provider in 2015. The operator said the decision to move […]

Altice plan for NextRadioTV moves forward

Groupe News Participations, the French joint venture between Altice and media entrepreneur Alan Weill, has secured 95.47% of the shares of NextRadioTV, the company Weill founded, following its public offering. Groupe News Paricipations previously held 50.42% of the capital and 61.83% of the voting rights of NextRadioTV, which operates news channel BFM TV and entertainment […]

BFM TV ups budget after seeing off LCI threat

Having seen off the threat of a new free-to-air competitor in the shape of TF1’s LCI, French news channel BFM TV has committed to raise its annual budget from €55 million to €70 million. Speaking to press yesterday, channel boss Alan Weill said that if media regulator the CSA had ruled that LCI should be […]