Tag Archives: COMCAST

American telecommunications conglomerate Comcast outbids Fox with 30.6 bill...

09 September, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox  in the battle for Sky  after offering 30.6 billion pounds ($40 billion) in a dramatic auction to decide the fate of the pay-television group. The US cable giant bid 17.28 pounds a share for control of London-listed Sky, bettering a 15.67 pounds-a-share offer by Fox, … Read More

UK’s Sky to invest in Israeli VC fund and open Berlin office

09 September, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Pay-TV group Sky plans to step up investments in tech start-ups in Europe and the Middle East by opening a new office in Germany and investing $4 million in an Israeli venture capital fund. Europe’s biggest pay-TV group has built one of the most technically-advanced platforms in Europe, helped in part by … Read More

Comcast to continue offering Fox’s Big Ten Network

08 August, 2018 8:29 am 8:29 am

HARRISBURG (Reuters) – Comcast Corp will continue to offer 21st Century Fox Inc’s  Big Ten Network, including all games on Fox’s sports channel FS1, the companies said . Fox, which is being acquired by Walt Disney Co , had earlier said it would separate the Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News Channel, Fox Business … Read More