The Walt Disney Co.'s new offer is 36 percent higher than the $52 billion deal it reached with 21st Century Fox in December. Some analysts expect Comcast to counter.
First steps on Wednesday could be for the 21st Century Fox board to take Comcast Corp.'s $65 billion offer seriously and agree to share information on its businesses.
Comcast Corp. could take the fight over the Fox assets directly to Fox shareholders, which would escalate the dispute. The Philadelphia company has hired the MacKenzie Partners firm to campaign and win support of big Fox shareholders.
Here’s what’s at stake for Comcast, Disney, and the entertainment industry.
The deal could fundamentally remake Comcast into an international company with more entertainment.
The decision opens the door for Comcast Corp. to bid for parts of 21st Century Fox and become an international company.
Comcast business phones go down again on Thursday after a nationwide outage on Wednesday. Company says its engineers are on it.
Comcast, Fox can both bid for Sky satellite-television service, U.K. minister says.
As televised sports go global, Comcast and Qatar-owned beIN Sports fight over eyeballs for European soccer. BeIN says that Comcast is boosting NBC's Premier League games by making it hard to watch beIN's full plate of European soccer.
The spiritual Word Network says that Comcast treated it unfairly. The FCC disagreed.
A big independent stockholder in 21st Century Fox says the company should run a "fair" auction for Fox assets that seriously considers Comcast Corp.'s all-cash offer for the businesses.
Comcast faces a now-or-never deadline to grow. The Fox and Sky deals could transform Comcast into a global entertainment giant. But they also could make it the globe's second-largest corporate borrower after an AT&T/Time Warner merger.
The U.K. intends to allow Comcast Corp.'s $30 billion bid for Sky Plc to move ahead, a boost for the U.S. cable giant as it vies with 21st Century Fox Inc. for Britain's largest pay-TV company.