BSkyB ups Roku investment


UK pay TV operator Roku has made a further US$0.7 million investment internet streaming set-top box maker Roku. The new funding takes its total investment… Read more

Virgin Media calls for Ofcom review into football rights sale

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Virgin Media has asked UK broadcast regulator Ofcom to launch a formal review into how Premier League football rights are sold in the UK.  The… Read more

Turner Laing named as Shine-Endemol-Core chief

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Former BSkyB content boss Sophie Turner Laing has landed what is perhaps the biggest job in global production. She will be CEO of the merged… Read more

BSkyB secures American football


BSkyB’s Sky Sports has secured rights to American football association the NFL’s Monday Night Football from 2015. Sky Sports viewers will be able to enjoy… Read more

Now TV adds more content on Apple TV


BSkyB’s over-the-top service Now TV has added its pay-monthly TV and movie packages to its Apple TV app in the UK. Apple TV users can… Read more

BSkyB launches channel for Ryder Cup


BSkyB is to devote its Sky Sports 4 channel to the golf Ryder Cup for the duration of the tournament. The Sky Sports Ryder Cup… Read more

Sky Deutschland boards recommend rejection of BSkyB bid

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The executive board of Sky Deutschland has advised minority shareholders against accepting BSkyB’s bid for overall control of the company, saying it undervalues the pay… Read more

UK retransmission debate widens, as government looks to cut regulation

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UK culture secretary Sajid Javid has pledged to take a “long hard look” at retransmission fees between broadcasters and pay TV operators in an effort… Read more

BSkyB successfully prices bonds ahead of Sky Europe acquisition

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UK pay TV operator BSkyB has successfully priced a £3.25 billion (€4 billion) series of bonds to help finance its acquisition of Sky Italia and… Read more

21st Century Fox president fails to shut door on BSkyB takeover

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The president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, Chase Carey, failed to rule out making another 100% bid for BSkyB but said that… Read more