Tag Archives: Fox

Disney’s OTT content offering begins to take shape

Disney plans to launch its streaming service in 2019. Meanwhile, the company continues to prepare the content offering. A New York Times report revealed that the upcoming live-action ‘Star Wars’ TV series is expected to cost around USD 100 million for 10 episodes. Star Wars is a big world, and Disneys new streaming service affords [...]

Fox and Disney shareholders approve deal

21st Century Fox shareholders approved the sale of the entertainment assets to Walt Disney Co, both companies said on Friday. The special meetings of the shareholders of both groups to vote on the USD 71.3 deal were held separately at the New York Hilton and according to Variety they lasted less than 15 minutes. The [...]

Accionistas aprueban acuerdo Disney-Fox

Los accionistas de 21st Century Fox aprobaron el acuerdo con Disney para la venta de sus activos de entretenimiento por USD 71.300 millones, informaron las compañías el viernes. Las reuniones especiales de los accionistas de ambos grupos se llevaron a cabo por separado en el New York Hilton y de acuerdo con Variety duraron menos [...]

Comcast CEO says price of Fox got too high

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts acknowledged in a conference with analysts that the company abandoned its pursuit of 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets, in direct competition with Disney, because the price was becoming “too high”. It was a unique opportunity, the executive said. We were very disciplined in our approach to it, but we [...]

Comcast abandonó su pelea por Fox porque el precio era demasiado alto

El CEO de Comcast, Brian Roberts, reconoció en conferencia con analistas que la compañía abandonó la puja por adquirir los activos de Fox, con competencia directa con Disney, porque el precio se estaba volviendo demasiado alto. Fue una oportunidad única, afirmó el directivo. Fuimos muy disciplinados en nuestro enfoque, pero pensamos que se trató principalmente [...]

Comcast pulls offer for Fox assets

Comcast announced that it has abandoned its plans to acquire Twenty-First Century Foxs entertainment assets to focus on its offer for Sky. Sources familiar with the companys thinking told Reuters that Comcast dropped its bid for the Fox assets because it was concerned the price was becoming too high. It was also worried how much [...]

Comcast retira su oferta por los activos de Fox

Comcast anunció que abandonó sus planes de adquirir los activos de Twenty-First Century Fox para centrarse en su oferta por el grupo europeo de televisión paga Sky. Fuentes familiarizadas con la decisión dijeron a Reuters que Comcast retiró su oferta por preocupaciones sobre el precio, las desinversiones que podría tener que realizar para completar el [...]

StarTimes bags deals with Discovery and Fox

To ensure the delivering of quality content to its customers, cable TV operator, StarTimes signed deals with both Discovery and Fox to bring high quality entertainment to viewers across Africa through TV and OTT platform. Amanda Turnbull, Vice President and General Manager for Discovery in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), and StarTimes Head of [...]

US Justice Department approves Disney’s acquisition of Fox assets

The Walt Disney Company announced Wednesday that the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared the pending acquisition by Disney of 21st Century Fox entertainment assets. As a condition of the deal, the DOJ said that Disney must sell off Fox’s regional sports networks. According to the consent decree, Disney [...]