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Disney given until March 2021 to close Fox Sports sale in Mexico

Thursday 10 December 2020 | 14:47 CET | News
Mexico's Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) has granted The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox the latest of several extensions to divest its Fox Sports channels in the country, this time until 04 March 2021. The sale is one of the conditions imposed for Disney's USD 73 billion purchase of 21st Century Fox, a transaction that was unanimously approved by the watchdog as long as it agreed to sell Fox's 22 regional sports networks in view of its ownership of cable sports network ESPN.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: 21st Century Fox / Disney / Mediapro
Countries: Mexico
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