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Comcast Considers Selling German Unit Sky Deutschland

  • US broadcaster explores options for pay-TV business in Germany
  • Lower sales in Germany and Italy offset gains in UK market
The Sky Deutschland AG headquarters in Unterfoehring, Germany.

The Sky Deutschland AG headquarters in Unterfoehring, Germany.

Photographer: Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg
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Comcast Corp. is considering a sale of its pay-TV business in Germany, which weighed on its European operations in the most recent quarter, people familiar with the matter said. 

The US broadcaster is working with an adviser as it explores options for Sky Deutschland, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information. Deliberations are ongoing and Comcast may also decide not to sell, they said.