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BSkyB launches channel for Ryder Cup

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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

BSkyB publishes Sky Deutschland offer document

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BSkyB yesterday published its Sky Deutschland offer document, setting an October 15 acceptance period deadline for the offer.  Sky Deutschland shareholders can tender their shares… Read more

Sky News launches new youth-skewed digital platform

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BSkyB’s Sky News has launched a new digital platform aimed at giving young people an enhanced voice ahead of next year’s UK general election. The… Read more

BSkyB launches Sky Sports News HQ app on Now TV box

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UK pay TV operator BSkyB has launched a Sky Sports News HQ app on the Now TV box, the Roku-made device that delivers its low-cost… Read more

TalkTalk adds sports channels

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UK service provider TalkTalk is adding sports channels BoxNation and Premier Sports to its programming line-up. The two channels will join TalkTalk TV on August… Read more

Sky makes ethnic minority pledge

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Sky has announced a string of measures, designed to better represent black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) viewers across its entertainment channels.  Sky said that all… Read more