Martyn Hannant

Martyn Hannant

Mr. Martyn Hannant, a principal analyst and manager at IHS Markit, leads research on TV markets in Europe.

Martyn joined Screen Digest, now IHS Markit, in 2011. Over this time, he has gained experience in analyzing the latest trends in the TV space, encompassing pay and free TV from a cable, satellite, terrestrial and IPTV perspective. He is responsible for tracking and analyzing major European television markets.

Martyn holds an MSc in Economics with distinction from the University of East Anglia, UK, with a specialization in competition economics, and a first-class Dual Honours degree in Economics and Finance from Keele University, UK.


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Vodafone to acquire Liberty Global assets in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania

Vodafone is to acquire Liberty Global’s assets in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania, for a total value of €18.4 billion ($22.7 billion).

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TDC pulls out of MTG deal after accepting takeover offer from investment consortium

Danish telecommunications provider TDC Group has scrapped its plan to acquire the Nordic broadcasting assets of Sweden’s Modern Times Group, after accepting a takeover proposal from Macquarie and a group of Danish pension funds last month.

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Comcast intends to outbid 21st Century Fox for ownership of Sky

US cable giant Comcast has unveiled a possible takeover offer for Sky, aiming to outbid 21st Century Fox. Comcast today made an all-cash offer of £12.50 per share in cash for the UK-based satellite operator, which represents a 16% increase on 21st Century Fox’s offer, implying a valuation of £22.1 billion ($28.5 billion). Fox, which already owns a 39% stake in Sky, offered £18.5 billion ($23.8 billion) to acquire the shares in the operator that it does not own.

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