US telecoms and media giant Comcast announced in February 2018 its intention to make an offer to buy the European broadcasting group Sky for GBP22.1 billion (USD31 billion), which exceeds a previously accepted bid from 21st Century Fox by GBP3.6 billion (USD5 billion). This article explores the synergies that Comcast and Sky could exploit.
Figure: Pay-Tv connections as a percentage of households, North America, Western Europe and worldwide, 2013-2022
What sky would bring to Comcast
What Comcast would bring to Sky
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