French competition watchdog maintains Mediaserv obligations on Canal+

France’s competition watchdog has decided to maintain certain obligations imposed on pay TV outfit Canal+ at the time of authorising the latter’s acquisition of French overseas territories telecom operator Mediaserv in 2014. The Autorité de la Concurrence is to maintain a number of obligations placed on the pay TV operator, which had initially been imposed […]

Green light for Canal+ Overseas Mediaserv acquisition

France’s competition regulator has given a green light to Canal+ Overseas’ acquisition of a 51% stake in Mediaserv, the main alternative telecom operator in Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana and Reunion.  Canal+’s overseas media unit is taking over the stake from existing owner Groupe Loret. According to the group, the acquisition will enable it to diversify […]

Canal+ Overseas to acquire Caribbean ISP group

Canal+ Overseas, Canal+ Group’s operation for Africa and France’s overseas territories, has notified the French competition regulator of its intention to acquire Caribbean internet service provider Mediaserv. Mediaserv is the holding company for Mediacall, Guyane Numérique, Martinique Numérique and Réunion Numérique. All are currently 100% owned by Groupe Loret vehicle Loret Telecom. Groupe Loret will […]

Canal+ takes majority stake in telco operator Mediaserv

Canal+ Overseas, the international subsidiary for Canal+ Group, has acquired a 51% stake in Loret Group-owned ultramarine telecoms operator Mediaserv.  Jacques du Puy, CEO of Canal+ Overseas said that its strategy is to grow by developing new markets like Africa and Vietnam and it is witnessing “unprecedented growth in broadband access and TV deals.” Mediaserv […]