Comcast informally tells Brussels of intention to bid for Sky

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S.

cable operator Comcast has informally notified the European Commission of its intention to bid for Britain's pay-TV group Sky, triggering the regulatory process for the $31 billion deal.The world's biggest entertainment company shocked the market on Tuesday when it said it had approached Sky about a deal, challenging Rupert Murdoch's Twenty First Century Fox and Walt Disney Co which had already hatched a complex plan to take control of the pay-TV group.The Commission website shows no formal request has been made yet but.....

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