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Sky threatens to shut down Sky News if Fox takeover blocked

Wednesday 8 November 2017 | 10:23 CET | News
Sky said it could consider ending its Sky News channel if this would help gain approval for the company's full takeover by 21st Century Fox. In a submission to the UK Competition Markets Authority over the regulator's review of the deal, Sky said it "would likely be prompted to review the position" of Sky News if continuing the broadcaster in its current form impeded the merger. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: 21st Century Fox / Ofcom / Sky
Countries: United Kingdom
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