Sources: Comcast to pay $13.75 billion in NBC deal

December 03, 2009

PHILADELPHIA - Comcast Corp. is expected to pay $13.75 billion in cash and assets to gain control of NBC Universal from General Electric Co., according to the Associated Press. The deal, which was set to be announced this morning, calls for the nation's biggest cable TV provider to spend $6.5 billion in cash and contribute cable channels worth $7.25 billion for a 51 percent stake in NBC Universal, according to people familiar with the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been made public.

- Associated Press


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