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BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

The deal will make BSkyB the leading pay-TV provider in Europe.

BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay USD9 billion to buy Rupert Murdoch`s pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers.

BSkyB posts solid Q1 customer growth despite BT launch

Britain`s dominant pay-TV provider BSkyB recorded solid demand for its TV and broadband offering in the first quarter, brushing off the impact of rival BT`s new sports service.

James Murdoch quits as chairman of BSkyB

Hemmed in by inquiries related to the phone-hacking scandal, James Murdoch, who quit as the executive chairman of News International in February, on Tuesday resigned as chairman of the BSkyB satellite broadcaster.