Comcast’s Sky dominated coverage of Europe’s top club soccer competition in Germany for the past two decades. Now the streamers are taking over.
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.
There have frequently been calls for BT, the former telecoms monopoly, to be broken up. Now, with the company having emerged as the buyer of mobile phone network EE, complaints about BT’s power – which have never gone away – have grown louder. But other than
The eNews Channel, the 24-hour television news service available on MultiChoice’s DStv platform, will launch on the Sky digital satellite platform in the UK in coming weeks. The service will target the sizeable expatriate community. A launch date has not yet been confirmed. Sky has more than 10m subscribers in the UK