Comcast wants to get bigger, again, has begun talks with 21st Century FoxJon Brodkin / Ars Technica - 2 years ago
  • Comcast and Verizon have each, separately, approached 21st Century Fox about buying part of the company, according to several news reports.
  • 21st Century Fox owns Fox Broadcasting Company as well as various cable networks, broadcast stations, and film producers and distributors.
  • “Comcast is interested in the same set of assets that Disney approached Fox about earlier this year,” CNBC wrote, citing anonymous sources.
  • Those Fox assets include “the Twentieth Century Fox studio, some US cable networks and the international business, but not Fox News, the Fox broadcast network or sports channels,” The Wall Street Journal reported.