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The Days That Told Us the Most about the Disney-Comcast Rivalry

Rachel Gunter
The Days That Told Us the Most about the Disney-Comcast Rivalry

Looking to reinvent themselves in response to disruptions from their digital rivals, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) and Comcast (CMCSA) spent the first half of 2018 flexing their muscles. The two US media titans spent the better part of the first half of the year fighting over 21st Century Fox (FOX) (FOXA). It all began on December 13, when Disney announced that it had reached a deal to buy most of Fox’s assets in an all-stock transaction valued at $52.4 billion.