The UK plans to expand its probe into 21st Century Fox’s bid for broadcaster Sky, exposing Rupert Murdoch and his family to further scrutiny over governance at their media empire and adding to the uncertainty about the £11.7bn (€12.8bn) deal.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
The British government yesterday said it had received the additional advice it had requested on Rupert Murdoch’s bid to buy broadcaster Sky, and it would decide whether to refer the deal for an in-depth review as soon as possible.
Sat, 26 Aug, 2017
Ireland’s shockingly slow broadband speeds have been shown to be among the slowest in Europe. Business organisations have called on Government to step-up to provide proper high-speed broadband, otherwise jobs could be lost, they warned.
Tue, 08 Aug, 2017
The UK's competition watchdog looks poised to launch an in-depth investigation into Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn swoop for Sky after British culture secretary Karen Bradley said she was "minded" to refer the bid for further scrutiny.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
BT Group is using its control of the UK’s main broadband network, Openreach, to favour its own interests and regulators should consider a break-up unless the company steps up investment and gives rivals better access, a British parliamentary select committee said yesterday.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
Thu, 03 Dec, 2015
The Premier League’s new TV deal will net more than €150,000 a minute — a staggering 70% increase in the value of its British television rights for the 2016-19 seasons, with Sky and BT Sports paying a combined £5.136 billion (€6.92 billion) to show games.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015