Comcast and Verizon have each, separately, approached 21st Century Fox about buying part of the company, according to several news reports.
Comcast already owns NBCUniversal and numerous regional sports networks.
Adding part of 21st Century Fox would give Comcast even more programming to pair with the nation’s largest cable broadband and TV network.
21st Century Fox owns Fox Broadcasting Company as well as various cable networks, broadcast stations, and film producers and distributors. 21st Century Fox also owns 39 percent of Sky, a European broadcaster.
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