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Premiere is interested in the purchase of the German channel Sat.1
The platform via payment satellite shows its interest by the generalist chain Sat.1, that it emits in open through the Astra satellites but that lately it is undergoing an important reduction of hearing

Sat.1 is cluster property ProSiebenSat1, but now the top person in charge of Premiere, Michael Börnicke, has indicated in the economic press of Germany his interest to buy the chain.

For Börnicke, the acquisition of Sat.1 would be perfect for Premiere. However, a spokesman of ProSiebenSat.1 has assured that conversations with any operator or company for the possible sale of the channel do not exist on the matter.

Sat.1 is at present the less powerful chain of the ProSiebenSat1 group and its hearing is in declivity. It is possible to be in tune in open through the orbital position of 19,2º This of the Astra satellites in the frequency 12.545-H MHz (MR. 22000, FEC 3/4).

On the other hand, Premiere not yet has made up for of the “economic bassoon” that supposed the loss to him in 2005 of the exclusive rights of broadcasting of the Bundeliga, the championship of German soccer.

Premiere has a powerful shareholder, the American group News Corp, that has recently announced its intention to increase to 22.7% the capital against 19.9% that at the moment it owns.

The Sat-1


(09/04/08)







 
           
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