Latest analysis from Ampere suggests that post the media mega-mergers of Comcast/Sky and Disney/Fox, two in every 10 dollars spent on content worldwide will now be spent by these two entities.
TVPlayer has added Fox Channel in HD to its Premium and Premium+ packs.
TDC’s Danish YouSee platform is adding two more streaming services, from Nordisk Film and Fox.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of parts of Fox by Disney, but the decision is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Disney.
Comcast is to be the new owner of Sky after the US cablenet outbid 21st Century Fox in an auction for the broadcaster.
The UK’s Takeover Panel has confirmed an earlier ruling that the Walt Disney Company will have to offer at least £14 per share to secure Sky.
With just hours to go before the final regulatory deadline, 21st Century Fox has officially posted its offer document for Sky, maintaining its bid at £14 per share.
Shareholders at Twenty-First Century Fox and The Walt Disney Company agreed at separate meetings on Friday to approve the Disney proposal to acquire Fox and for the spin-off of certain parts of the company.
Comcast has further raised its bid for Sky, increasing its bid to £14.75 per share, as the battle for the European broadcaster intensifies.
It’s expected that Rupert Murdoch’s Fox will this week finally be given clearance to take over Sky.