Comcast has officially notified the European Commission that it will make a bid for Sky.
Culture secretary Matt Hancock has until June 13 to come to a decision on the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc and Sky Plc.
The Takeover Panel has separately told Disney, Fox and Sky that Disney will be required to make a mandatory offer for Sky once Fox has completed its own bid for the broadcaster.
Despite declines in viewing, broadcast networks top the list for most desired channels groups, according to The Diffusion Group.
Several thematic channels in Russia are now co-owned by Sergey Petrov, a former leading manager at the national broadcaster CTC Media.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has launched a subscription video-on-demand service in Switzerland offering TV series and movies for a monthly flat fee of CHF14.90 (€12.90).
21st Century Fox has told the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it intends to double its commitment to Sky News from five to ten years.
The new on demand service FOX+ has made its Central and East European debut on Magyar Telekom in Hungary.
The UK competition regulator has found the planned takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox not to be in the public interest.
Fox Networks Group Spain has appointed Víctor García-Morato as Programming and Content Director of its entertainment channels in Spain, Fox and Fox Life.