Tag Archives: Sky

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

Geraint Thomas takes maiden title as Sky extend Tour reign

07 July, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Geraint Thomas tightened Team Sky’s grip on the Tour de France when he handed the British outfit their sixth title in seven years on Sunday and there is no sign that their domination will end anytime soon. Thomas produced a near flawless performance to become the third British and Team Sky rider … Read More