Merged Disney/Fox and Comcast/Sky to spend US$43bn on content in 2018

According to the analysis, the combined projected content spend of the two merged players will reach US$43bn by the end of 2018. Disney/ Fox will have spent US$22bn on originated and acquired content, and Comcast/Sky a little less at US$21bn. To put that into context, this is more than the combined outlay of the next 10 largest content spenders in the US – including OTT platforms Netflix and Amazon. – Broadband TV News