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U.S. cable giant Comcast Tuesday said it is now the majority shareholder of pan-European TV satellite company Sky after purchasing Twenty-First Century Fox's 39-percent holding in the group.It follows a long-running battle to take control of Sky, with Comcast coming out on top against Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox. With the acquisition of Sky, Comcast captures the broadcaster's live rights for English Premier League football.Comcast last month successfully bid 30.6 billion pounds ($40.1 billion) for Sky, which has almost 23 million subscribers across Europe.
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