Original article by Max Mason
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 29 : 5-Mar-18
Nine Entertainment Company has declined to comment on reports that it is holding talks with pay-TV channel Sky News Business regarding a finance reporting joint venture. However, a spokeswoman for Sky News owner News Corp has confirmed that the two companies have held such talks. The proposed alliance would distribute finance content on free-to-air, pay-TV and online channels, and could potentially include the launch of a new business channel. Nine and News Corp may also jointly bid for cricket broadcasting rights.
NINE ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY HOLDINGS LIMITED – ASX NEC, SKY NEWS BUSINESS, NEWS CORP AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, NEWS CORPORATION – ASX NWS, AUSTRALIAN NEWS CHANNEL PTY LTD, TEN NETWORK HOLDINGS LIMITED, CBS CORPORATION, SEVEN WEST MEDIA LIMITED – ASX SWM, CARADVICE.COM.AU PTY LTD, SKY PLC, 21ST CENTURY FOX INCORPORATED, GOOGLE INCORPORATED, FACEBOOK INCORPORATED