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Amazon has a better global base to drive value of Fox sports

If you take a careful look at the valuations of TV content, and again at strategies of pay TV operators, MNOs and major digital platforms, it does not take a genius to make sense of Amazon bidding for the Fox US regional sports channels. Amazon has shown that it wants to compete with Netflix, and that it sees sport as one of its great differentiators to include in an SVoD, and it has already landed key sports in other territories. Disney has already agreed it cannot hold onto the Fox sports channels and ESPN, as a condition for its gaining Federal permissions to acquire major Fox content properties. Fox had considered taking the channels back inside its own organization, but…

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