John Malone-backed Discovery Communications Inc is in talks with British Sky Broadcasting Group over a joint bid for Britain's free-to-air Channel 5, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
The Discovery-BSkyB talks have focus
Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for British broadcaster BSkyB on Wednesday in the face of cross-party hostility in parliament following allegations of widespread criminality at one of his tabloid newspapers.
The move pre-empted by a couple
Britain was looking for a way out of approving media baron Rupert Murdoch's multi-billion dollar deal to buy broadcaster BSkyB amid a phone-hacking scandal that has damaged the PM and raised broader questions about politicians' relations w
Abu Dhabi Media Investment Corp (Admic), a private investment company owned by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), the UK’s leading pay television provider, have formed a 50-50 joint venture.
The JV wi
BSkyB is in talks with a private Abu Dhabi investor to launch a round-the-clock Arabic news service based in the UAE capital, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
If the talks are successful the satellite channel, operating under the