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25 Apr 2018

US media company Comcast has today (Wednesday) announced a firm superior cash proposal to acquire Sky, the European pay-television broadcaster operated by rival media company 21st Century Fox, with Sky withdrawing its recommendation for the offer submitted by Fox last year.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    The Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y La Competencia (CNMC), Spain’s competition regulator, has unveiled a series of recommendations it has made to LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, for its next domestic rights tender.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    The London offices of the IMG, MP & Silva and B4 Capital agencies were among a number of locations related to the sports-media industry to be visited by European Commission inspectors earlier this month, according to The Guardian.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    Altice has pledged to appeal after the European Commission fined the telco €125m ($153m) for closing its 2015 acquisition of PT Portugal before it had secured regulatory approval.

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  • News
    25 Apr 2018

    US entertainment company Sony Pictures Entertainment has seen off what it claims was industry-wide competition to land a multi-year development and production deal with Unanimous Media, the newly-formed production company of NBA basketball superstar Stephen Curry.

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