Comcast wants to buy Disney for $66 billion

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Comcast, the largest U.S. cable television operator, Wednesday launched a stunning proposal to buy Walt Disney in a deal Comcast said would value Disney at $66 billion including debt. If successful, the deal would vault Comcast into one of the world's largest media companies, combining Disney's film studio, ABC television network, ESPN sports network and theme parks with Comcast's 21 million cable subscribers.

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