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Xavier Niel reportedly looking to invest in France’s Brut

French media entrepreneur Xavier Niel, owner of service provider Free, and sometime rival French-Lebanese businessman Rodolphe Saadé have teamed up to make a large scale investment in youth-oriented online media outfit Brut, according media reports. According to Les Echos, Niel, who previously invested €10 million in Brut in 2018, has make a joint offer with […]

Xavier Niel to compete with TF1 and M6 for DTT frequency

French regulator ARCOM has announced that it received three bids for its recently advertised national DTT frequencies by the January 23 deadline. As expected incumbent operators TF1 and RTL-owned M6 are both seeking renewal of their existing DTT services. But they will face competition from NJJ, the investment vehicle controlled by French telco billionaire Xavier […]

ARCOM sets tight deadline for French DTT applications

French media regulator ARCOM has given companies until January 23 to submit an application for one of two DTT licences currently held by TF1 and M6. This will then be followed by public hearings in February before the two licences are granted. Interested parties need to show their hand by January 16 – and then […]

Xavier Niel circles France’s DTT platform ahead of frequency renewals

Speculation is bubbling up in France around the possibility that telecom tycoon Xavier Niel, owner of ISP Free, may mount a bid to take over some of the digital-terrestrial TV frequencies currently occupied by TF1 and M6. The licences covering the frequencies are due to expire next March and media regulator ARCOM is currently holding […]