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International: CBS ups stake in Pop TV, HBO distribution head resigns

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RTL exploring ‘strategic alternatives’ for BroadbandTV

In 2013, the European media company purchased a 51% stake in the Vancouver-based MCN launched by Shahrzad Rafati.

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Playback’s Digital Company of the Year: BroadbandTV

Reaching a milestone of 100 million subscribers to its multi-channel network and securing a major investment from RTL Group, Broadband TV had a big year in business.

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RTL Group buys 51% stake in BroadbandTV

RTL Group, which owns FremantleMedia, has invested $36.7 million in the Vancouver-based company founded and led by CEO Shahrzad Rafati (pictured) as part of an expansion of its digital distribution plan.