Sky shares gained 2.49%, changing hands at 925 pence, the stocks biggest gain since June and outpacing the 0.18% decline for the FTSE 100 Friday.
Fox owns a 39% stake in Sky and is in the midst of a proposed, and contentious, $15.3 billion bid to buy the near 60% it doesn't already own.
Comcast is reportedly interested in buying a substantial piece of 21st Century Fox, while Verizon's interest is still in the preliminary stages, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move follows discussions between Disney (DIS) and the Rupert Murdoch-owned media conglomerate.
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