Financial Times

FT reports that AT&T has considered selling HBO Europe

Reports in the Financial Times suggest that telco AT&T has had internal discussions about selling Central European broadcasting and content studio HBO Europe in a bid to reduce its huge $170bn debt. The HBO global brand became part of AT&T after the group completed its $85bn acquisition of Time Warner last year. The decision to […]

Liberty not seeking outright ITV purchase, says CFO

Liberty Global’s chief financial officer has poured cold water on suggestions that the cable giant could seek to buy out ITV, after it bought into the UK broadcaster last year.   In an interview with the Financial Times, Charlie Bracken described ITV as “awfully pricey” as an outright acquisition target, adding: “we’re not going to […]