Why are European broadcasters snapping up YouTube networks?

James Stafford

Following RTL Group’s acquisition of a majority stake in StyleHaul earlier this month, the YouTube fashion and beauty network’s vice-president for Europe, James Stafford, explains… Read more

BSkyB set to scrap ‘British’

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Pay TV operator BSkyB is set to scrap the ‘British’ from its trading name in the wake of the Sky Europe deal that saw it… Read more

Sky Deutschland replaces Murdoch with Darroch as head of board

Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch

Sky Deutschland has appointed Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch as the new chairman of its supervisory board, replacing James Murdoch who stepped down from the role… Read more

Sky forced to withdraw ‘best ever’ ad

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Sky in the UK has withdrawn an advert in which it claimed that its current broadband bundles were its “best ever” broadband offer after the… Read more

BT undercuts Sky to target hospitality market

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BT is to aggressively target the UK hospitality market by making its three premium sports channels available from £77 (€96) a month to commercial premises,… Read more

Fox execs leave Sky Deutschland board as Sky chiefs join

21st Century Fox president Chase Carey and Fox International Channels Europe and Africa president Jan Koeppen are stepping down from the board of pay TV… Read more

BSkyB completes Sky Europe takeover, rebrands as ‘Sky’

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BSkyB has completed its takeover of Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland, with the new combined company to be known simply as Sky. The new company… Read more

Sky slams ITV for lack of clarity on retransmission

Graham McWilliam

BSkyB has slammed UK commercial broadcaster ITV for allegedly failing to provide “concrete details” about how its demand for retransmission feeds from the pay TV… Read more

Cable operators top Netflix Euro-rankings

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Netflix has published its second assessment of internet service providers’ performance in Europe since it launched in a batch of countries in September. In France,… Read more

Analysts downgrade BSkyB on Sky Europe concerns

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Credit analysts have downgraded BSkyB after the UK pay TV platform moved a step closer to creating a UK-Italian-German operation, Sky Europe. BSkyB recently received… Read more