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Sky reports gains despite ‘slow start’

Sky reported like-for-like revenue growth and the addition of more than 100,000 new customers, despite a “slower start” to its fiscal first quarter. Announcing results for the three months ending September 30, Sky said that it goes into Q2 with “good momentum” after a stronger September offset a quieter start to Q1 trading – due […]

BSkyB adds 14 channels to mobile service

BSkyB has added 14 entertainment channels to its Sky Go mobile TV service. New channels on the service include MTV, with Geordie Shore available on demand; Comedy Central, offering shows including South Park; UKTV channels Gold, Watch, Dave, Good Food, Eden and Alibi; Nat Geo, Nat Geo Wild, Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet; and History, including […]

Sky programming costs hit £2.5bn

BSkyB’s yearly programming costs have hit £2.5 billion (US$3.9 billion), as the UK satcaster’s British original commissions strategy kicks in. Within that figure, entertainment programming spend saw double-digit growth of 15%in line with the News Corp-backed platform’s long term pledge to spend £600 million on UK content a year by 2014. Sky said it currently […]