Guardian Media Group

  1. News Corp's Sky News Deal Clears British Government

    June 30, 2011 7:29 AM EDT LONDON (Reuters) - News Corp secured British government backing for its buyout of BSkyB on Thursday after the minister responsible rejected complaints the move would give Rupert Murdoch too much power and influence. The Department of Media gave it ...

  2. Business Matters: MP3Tunes, We7, Live Nation, Sonfile and more

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- MP3Tunes has launched an initiative called “Buy Anywhere, Listen Anywhere.” This means MP3Tunes will allow its users to buy music from the download store of their choice and play the tracks on MP3Tunes software on any device. So, for example, y ...

  3. Business Matters: Terra Firma, Vivendi, HMV Group and More

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Reuters reports Terra Firma has given Citigroup a compliance certificate , a notification of its plan to inject additional equity to meet its debt covenant. Terra Firma does not need to hand over the money until June 14. But the specifics on th ...

  4. BBC, Commercial Radio Unveil Web Radioplayer

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST The publicly-funded BBC and the U.K. commercial radio sector have collaborated on a new online radio player. The U.K. Radioplayer, due for launch early next year, is intended to offer the output of every licensed U.K. radio station and to enable u ...

  5. U.K. Watchdog Recommends Liberalizing Media Ownership

    November 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Britain's communications regulator recommended relaxing rules on ownership of local media to help commercial providers of regional news struggling to survive a slump in advertising. If approved by the government, the new rules recommended by ...

  6. UBC Tunes In To CLIQ Mobile Retail Service

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT UBC Media Group, the U.K.-based radio program-production company, is commercially rolling out CLIQ, its mobile-to-PC music retail service for commercial-radio listeners. CLIQ, which has a soft launch on January, is centered on a free software appl ...

  7. Gloomy Radio Sector Hits Chrysalis Results

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Group optimistic on H2 album schedule. A weakened radio market and continued problems at its book publishing unit saw British multi-faceted independent media company Chrysalis Group today (May 10) report a sharp fall in first-half profit. Total op ...

  8. Gloomy Radio Sector Hits Chrysalis Results

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A weakened radio market and continued problems at its book publishing unit saw British multi-faceted independent media company Chrysalis Group today (May 10) report a sharp fall in first-half profit. A weakened radio market and continued problems ...