Tag Archives: News Corp

Comcast’s Brian Roberts eyes explosive takeover of 21st Century Fox

Brain L Roberts the Chairman and Chief Executive of US telecoms and media giant Comcast has made a power play move for 21st Century Fox assets, challenging the agreed $52 billion deal between Rupert Murdoch and Walt Disney Co. Valued at $200 billion, Comcast the US’ largest cable operator and internet services provider is set to propose an alternative ‘all …

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News Corp Australia appoints Ben Bloomfield as Punters.com.au CEO

News Corp Australia has confirmed the appointment of Ben Bloomfield as new Chief Executive for its racing digital platform Punters.com.au. Bloomfield takes over leadership of Punters.com.au from outgoing CEO & enterprise founder Luc Pettett who has decided to leave the business in order to pursue ‘new projects’. In 2016, News Corp Australia acquired privately owned Punters.com.au outright from Luc Pettett …

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Will Tabcorp and News UK launch Sun Bets within six months?

It has been reported that Australian betting company Tabcorp is scheduled to launch Sun Bets, in partnership with Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, within the next six months. Chief Executive at Tabcorp, David Attenborough, had this to say: “It is a natural step for us. We have worked with News Ltd. closely in Australia and built up a high degree of trust. They have one …

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