Its emerged that the Walt Disney Company held talks with 21st Century Fox with a view to buying the majority of the company’s broadcast operations including Sky.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, will aggregate and delivers sports and entertainment channels for sports live streaming provider fuboTV.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has heard back from Ofcom with a clarification on the regulator’s most recent communication.
Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa will launch its video-on-demand service FOX+ in Germany on October 4, 2017.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport says she’s received additional advice from the media regulator Ofcom relating to the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has told the Commons that no further undertakings have been received from 21st Century Fox in connection with its proposed takeover of Sky.
21st Century Fox is expected to formally notify the European Commission of its £11.7 billion Sky takeover within the next few days.
21st Century Fox is the largest media player in Italy, according to a study from the communications regulator Agcom.
Sky has reached an agreement with 21st Century Fox over the latter’s offer of £11.7 billion for the 61% of the satellite company it does not already own.
Sky’s Independent Directors have announced that the company has received an approach from 21st Century Fox.