Top 10 Media & Broadcasting Companies in the World 2016

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8. Vivendi

Vivendi is a French conglomerate focused at media and content creation.

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The company is headquartered in Paris, France, and formerly, it was known as Vivendi Universal when it had alliance with Universal studios. The company does the business through its main subsidiaries viz, Canal+ Group and Universal Music Group.


Canal+group is foremost pay-TV operator in France and also has presence in Africa, Vietnam and Poland. Business operations portfolio of Canal+ comprises of sales & distribution of movies and TV series and Studiocanal.

Universal Music group is one of the prominent players in recorded music segment and also the most preferred group for publishing and merchandising music CDs and DVDs etc. Dailymotion, one more popular brand under company’s umbrella, is the biggest aggregation and distribution platforms in the world. Today Vivendi is developing its business in digital arena.

Vivendi Village, one of the subsidiaries of company, brings together various creative and innovative business ideas such as Vivendi Ticketing, MyBestPro, Watchever and Radionomy etc.

Revenue: USD 10761 million

Net income: USD 2761 million

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