The tie-up "is an extremely compelling proposition for consumers that will allow us to create even more appealing high quality content, expand our direct to consumer offerings, an global presence and deliver more exciting and personalized entertainment experiences to meet the growing demands of consumers worldwide", Iger told a conference call.
"The acquisition of 21st Century Fox will bring significant financial value to the shareholders of both companies, and after six months of integration planning we're even more enthusiastic and confident in the strategic fit of the assets and the talent at Fox". Comcast's was all cash while Disney's new offer of $38 per share is half cash and half stock.
Disney's new offer is 36 higher than the one it reached with Fox in December.
Disney, meanwhile, could also benefit from Fox's wide range of television and film assets, which could feed into its streaming services, including a planned rival to Netflix sometimes referred to as Disneyflix.
The roughly $71.1 billion package from Disney now includes a cash component, which is meant to combat the all-cash bid offer from Comcast.
As announced on May 30, 2018, 21CF has established a record date of May 29, 2018 and a meeting date of July 10, 2018, for a special meeting of its stockholders to, among other things, consider and vote on a proposal to adopt the Disney Merger Agreement.
The Disney-Comcast contest will determine who controls much of Rupert Murdoch's empire, including Fox's movie and TV studios, television networks such as FX, and multi-channel providers like Star India and Sky Plc. That offer is now valued at $52.6 billion based on the latest number of outstanding shares provided by Fox.
It is also thought Comcast's all-cash offer would crystallise a significantly capital gains tax bill for Mr Murdoch than would Disney's offer.
Fox's share price was up 5% in the immediate aftermath of the announcement, while Comcast shares fell 0.5%.
Fox's board said it still has the right to weigh competing offers, signaling that the bidding war for its assets could continue.
The deal became possible when Murdoch, 87, and his sons made a decision to slim down their media-entertainment empire, leaving them with the Fox News Channel, the Fox broadcast network and sports cable operations.
Beyonce pioneered this brand of musical "guerilla attack" with her 2013 self-titled album , which included videos for each track. Beyonce and Jay-Z surprised fans yet again by dropping a new joint album , " Everything Is Love ", on Saturday.
A young German side previous year won the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation , thumping Mexico 4-1 along the way. The day begins in Samara, about 650 miles (1,050 kilometers) east of Moscow, with the other teams in the deep Group E.
The most controversial aspect of Canada's move has been setting the minimum age for use at 18 or 19, depending on the province. The Senate voted 52 to 29 in favor of a revised bill from the elected House of Commons, and there were two abstentions.
Real Madrid and Spain captain Sergio Ramos was the man who inflicted the shoulder injury that put Salah's World Cup at risk. Edinson Cavani may have not scored against Egypt, but he leaves the World Cup game with a special memorabilia .
I'd like to say it's un-American, but it's happening right now in America", O'Rourke added. "It's zero tolerance . Part of that approach has been separating children from their parents who are detained.
Morocco coach Herve Renard is expecting Portugal to give his side a tougher game than they had against Iran. And he claims there is no reason why the 33-year-old could not play at the next World Cup in Qatar in 2022.
He also called Jeff sessions a "fucking kidnapper" and asked all the Fox stars and executives to speak up. He also produced Netflix's fourth season of "Arrested Development", which originally aired on Fox.
Despite all this top-notch hardware mix, the OnePlus 6 comes with a starting price of Rs. 34,999 in India and $529 in the US. In terms of specifications, the device features a 6.28-inch FullHD+ Optic AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 19:9.
Centre-back Hummels said Germany had ignored the warnings from their shaky 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in their final warm-up game. Mexico's team will advance to play South Korea in its next game Saturday in the Rostov area in Russian Federation .
While he did make a comeback for the end of Mizzou's season, Porter appears to be hindered by injuries yet again. The Kings and other teams picking in the top 10 were supposed to watch Porter workout Friday in Chicago.
Bailiff said she was not sure whether the suspect was shot by one of the deputies or someone else who responded to the incident. Sources have confirmed the suspect is Antoine Fielder, a 30-year-old with a long history of alleged criminal behavior .
Starbucks closing 150 stores
Starbucks also said it will shift new store openings to under penetrated markets and slow licensed store growth. That's their lowest quarterly growth since 2009, Bloomberg.com reported.
America doubts Kim Jong Un will give up nuclear arms
These comments come in the context of criticism that has been lodged at Trump for his lenient descriptions of the dictator. Officials have not verified reports that North Korea may have demolished a stand used for missile-ejection tests in May.
Winning goal causes natural disaster in Mexico
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USA drone strikes kills leader of Pakistani Taliban
As we've seen with al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups, cutting off the head of the snake is useful but not decisive. Earlier Friday reliable sources told TOLOnews that Fazlullah had been killed in Kunar Province in Afghanistan.