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Is Sky really worth bidding frenzy of £30bn?

Britain’s Sky makes about £1bn a year profit fom its 23 million subscribers in the UK and Europe, bidder Comcast (currently in the lead with a £26bn offer to buy it) makes over $20bn from a similar number of subscribers ...

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US TV giant Comcast gazumps Murdoch bid for Sky

Happy bunnies in London this morning are most Sky shareholders, who’ve seen US cable giant and NBC owner Comcast bid about £22bn for the company. Not so pleased is Rupert Murdoch (below), whose Fox already owns 39 per cent of ...

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Long-serving Engine boss Klein quits for client Sky

The brain drain from agencies continues with Engine’s EMEA boss Debbie Klein (below) leaving after 19 years to join longstanding client Sky as the newly-created group chief marketing and corporate affairs officer. Sky is currently reviewing its £200m plus media ...

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Will new chairman Du Plessis put BT Sport up for sale?

BT has spent billions on its still relatively new BT Sport and now faces the prospect of shelling out even more as the Premier League, for which it holds two packages against Sky’s seven, rolls the dice again at the ...

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