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BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:19

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

BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:57

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

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:43

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.

Jeremy Hunt `acted wisely` over BSkyB bid: Cameron

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 19:44

Jeremy Hunt has been accused by opposition Labour of breaching the ministerial code of conduct in the failed BSkyB deal in 2010.

Murdoch in UK: All eyes on `fit and proper` test

Last Updated: Thursday, May 03, 2012, 00:26

If BSkyB fails the `fit and proper` test, Ofcom could ask the company to relieve itself of the shares owned.

No deal with Murdoch, insists British PM Cameron

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 18:40

A defensive David Cameron insisted that he had struck "no grand deal" with Rupert Murdoch over the BSkyB takeover bid.

Rupert Murdoch to face grilling over media influence

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 15:21

After James Murdoch embarrassed the David Cameron government with details about his company's proximity to Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt, many in the government are keeping their fingers crossed as media baron Rupert Murdoch will appear before the Leveson Inquiry on Wednesday.

Phone-hacking: Murdoch reveals ties with govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 23:17

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt was among several people in the Cameron govt left squirming as James Murdoch revealed close proximity with people in power.

James Murdoch to step down as chairman of BSkyB

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 18:38

Britain`s Sky News says James Murdoch is stepping down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting.

James Murdoch quits as chairman of BSkyB

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 17:48

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.

Murdoch faces investigation over BSkyB ownership

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 14:45

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB, part of Rupert Murdoch`s UK media business, is facing an escalating investigation, over it`s ownership issue.

James Murdoch re-appointed as BSkyB director

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 22:01

Protesters calling for Murdoch`s resignation had gathered outside the meeting at a London conference centre.