With the close of Disney’s $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment assets one analyst believes Disney now has the ‘fuel in the engine’ to take on Netfilx once it starts its streaming service next year. (March 20) AP, AP
Fox Sports has been part of the media landscape for more than two decades.
But of Fox’s film and television assets, which became official on Wednesday and promises to , has set off a series of dominoes that could impact who controls broadcasts of professional teams’ games.
As part of the sale, Disney must sell off the Fox Sports stations to satisfy anti-trust concerns, and several ownership groups are in the race to acquire the available assets.