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Comcast, Fox fight for broadcaster Sky to end via auction

Sep 21, 2018 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

A U.K. regulator has announced that the winner of the fight between Comcast and 21st Century Fox to acquire pay-TV broadcaster Sky will be determined by an auction that begins Friday.

The decision by the U.K. Takeover Panel to opt for an auction means the 21-month fight over Sky that included many global media and entertainment heavyweights and a series of ever-higher bids this year from Fox and Comcast will come down to a final bidding war this weekend.

In a statement Thursday, th...