BSkyB do 7bn deal with Murdoch to create SKY EUROPE
The media powers that be have been cooking up schemes to take over the world again, and it’s now been announced that BSkyB have agreed with Rupert Murdoch to buy Sky Deutchland (owned by 20th Century Fox) and Sky Italia for £7bn.
This pan-European media conglomerate will henceforth be known as Sky Europe.
The plan is to create a pay TV and broadband behemoth in countries that are currently less developed (ie: people don’t stream Game of Thrones episodes directly into the brains every night).
In the UK, their satellite subscription service has reached saturation point, so they need new markets to take over with evil Murdoch-tastic Skyness.
Jeremy Darroch, CEO of BSkyB said:
‘The three Sky businesses are leaders in their home markets and will be even stronger together. By creating the new Sky, we will be able to use our collective strengths and expertise to serve customers better, grow faster and enhance returns.'
Meanwhile, James Murdoch, Fox's co-chief operating officer and celebrity bender of the truth, said:
‘Ultimately, a pan-European Sky is good for customers, who will benefit from the accelerated technological innovation and enhanced customer experience made possible by a fully integrated business.'
Slovenia, prepare yourselves for loads of brand new episodes of Dance Moms.