Comcast won a bidding war for Sky with a $39-billion offer for Europe’s largest satellite broadcaster, staving off rivals 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney to extend the US cable giant’s empire abroad.
Comcast bid highest in a quick-fire auction of Sky, dealing Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox a potential knock-out blow in their battle for Europe’s largest satellite broadcaster.
A few months ago, I argued that over-the-top (OTT) service providers – companies like Facebook and Netflix – must pay network operators for using their infrastructure to deliver services to their customers. A counter-argument has been made that subscribers are already paying
The controversial issue of “network neutrality” looks set to become the subject of intense debate in South Africa in coming months after communications regulator Icasa this week raised the idea of introducing regulations that could stop operators from discriminating against traffic carried across their networks