• Comcast buys Sky, beating out Fox - CNET

    27 days ago - By CNET

    Traditional broadcasters are scrambling to strengthen their position against Netflix and Amazon Prime.
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  • Comcast to acquire Sky for $39 billion following bidding war

    27 days ago - By Engadget

    The fierce bidding battle over Sky has come to a close - Comcast has successfully outbid 21st Century Fox to acquire the UK media giant for $39 billion. It clinched the deal following an unusual blind auction through the UK's Takeover Panel, which...
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  • Comcast has outbid 21st Century Fox for Sky

    Comcast has outbid 21st Century Fox for Sky

    27 days ago - By The Verge

    Comcast has won an auction to acquire UK telecommunications company Sky, bidding $38.8 billion to overtake Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox after a lengthy bidding war this summer. Comcast's win paves the way for it to acquire Sky and its 23 million European subscribers and entertainment assets. Sky's shareholders will now need to approve the deal.
    Over the course of this year, Comcast and Fox have been locked a titanic battle over their futures, one that will define the nature of the industry as a whole. Last summer, Disney CEO Bob Iger spoke with Murdoch about an acquisition of Fox, and...
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  • Fox, Comcast bid for Sky in rare auction

    27 days ago - By Phys.org

    Comcast and 21st Century Fox are contenders for the highest bid for European broadcaster Sky.
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  • Comcast outbids Fox in $40B battle for Sky

    27 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Comcast has outbid Twenty-First Cenutry Fox for the UK's Sky, a final step in what's been a years-long takeover battle between the two media conglomerates.
    Comcast's final offer gives Sky a roughly $40 billion price tag.
    Both companies upped their offers for Sky at the settlement auction Saturday, with Comcast offering £17.28 per Sky ordinary share and Fox offering £15.67 per share. Comcast initially offered £14.75. Fox's original offer was £14.
    Both companies will reveal their revised bids on Monday. Sky's board will make it's official recommendation by October 11.
    Comcast drops its...
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