(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co raised its bid for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film and television assets to $ 71.3 billion on Wednesday, sweetening its deal with cash as it looks to upend Comcast Corp’s $ 65 billion offer.
(Reuters) – Comcast Corp offered $ 65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co , setting up a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies with its 20 percent higher offer.
LONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch faces a 22 billion pound ($ 29.3 billion) fight with U.S. cable company Comcast for European pay-TV company Sky after Britain cleared his bid providing he sells off its TV news business.
(Reuters) – U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp is asking investment banks to increase a bridge financing facility by as much as $ 60 billion so it can make an all-cash offer for the media assets that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co for $ 52 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. cable giant Comcast offered to buy Sky for $ 31 billion in an unsolicited approach, taking on Rupert Murdoch’s Fox and Bob Iger’s Walt Disney in the battle for Europe’s biggest pay-TV group.
(Reuters) – Comcast Corp said on Monday it had abandoned its bid for most of the assets of Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, leaving Walt Disney Co as the sole suitor in pursuit of the $ 40 billion-plus deal.
(Reuters) – Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in buying Fox assets that were the subject of recent talks between Fox and Walt Disney Co, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Comcast Corp launched a new cloud-based service on Monday that allows users to control and monitor their Wi-Fi usage as the largest cable provider in the U.S. looks for ways to boost consumer loyalty in its broadband business.