CMA names investigation group for Fox-Sky deal

Anne Lambert

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has appointed the investigation group that will put together its report into 21st Century Fox’s planned £18.5 billion (€20.5 billion)… Read more

Confirmed: Sky deal referred to regulator for six-month review

Karen Bradley

The UK government has confirmed that 21st Century Fox’s planned £18.5 billion (€20.5 billion) takeover of Sky will be referred to the Competition and Markets… Read more

Bradley minded to refer Sky deal over broadcasting standards

Karen bradley

Karen Bradley has said she is “minded” to refer the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky to regulators over concerns about broadcasting standards. The… Read more

Ofcom could face judicial review over ‘fit and proper’ Sky ruling

Ofcom CEO Sharon White

Ofcom could face a judicial review of its ruling that Sky would remain a “fit and proper” holder of a UK broadcast licence if 21st… Read more

Fox faces Sky delay as government calls on Ofcom to look at ‘new evidence’

Karen Bradley

The UK government has said that submissions made in relation to 21st Century Fox’s planned acquisition of Sky “raise new evidence” and has asked media… Read more

Fox’s Sky takeover set for UK watchdog probe

Karen Bradley

21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion (€13.2 billion) takeover of European pay TV operator Sky is likely to be referred to the UK’s Competition and Markets… Read more

Sky-Fox inquiry extended until after UK election

Karen Bradley

UK culture secretary, Karen Bradley, has extended the investigation deadline for 21st Century Fox’s planned £11.7 billion takeover of Sky until after the UK general… Read more

UK government refers Sky takeover to regulators

Karen Bradley

The UK government has formally referred 21st Century Fox’s planned £11.7 billion takeover of the 61% it does not already own of Sky to regulators.… Read more

BT’s EE buyout gets final approval

EE logo

BT’s £12.5 billion (€16.7 billion) buyout of UK mobile operator EE has gained final approval, without conditions, from the British Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).… Read more

Sky calls for probe into BT’s hold on Openreach

Sky cited Frontier Economics research that BT had scaled back investment in Openreach

Sky has called on UK competition watchdog the CMA to investigate BT’s Openreach division, accusing it of under-investment in the national broadband network used by… Read more