Roman Karz, former deputy managing director and vice president finance & operations, will assume the newly created position of general manager of Fox Networks Group Germany with immediate effect.
Comcast Corporation has confirmed it’s in the advanced stages of preparing a bid for assets of Twenty-First Century Fox.
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.